Assistant Professor Christy Thornton was recently published in Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development. In many new histories of global ideas, norms, and institutions—including in recent scholarly treatments of the New International Economic Order—a striking “decolonization divide” has emerged, separating the formally sovereign but economically and politically weak nations of Latin […]
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Assistant Professor, Michael Levien, was awarded the Senior Research Fellowship from the American Institute of Indian Studies for his project “Land Mafias in Liberalizing India.”
Professor Ho-Fung Hung was quoted in an The Atlantic article about how Chinese investment in Hong Kong’s infrastructure comes at a cost.
Professor Ho-Fung Hung was quoted in a recent FT article “Hong Kong: is ‘one country, two systems’ under threat?” (subscription required).
Rina Agarwala received the Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity’s Outstanding Faculty Member Award for the 2017-2018 academic year. Over 120 applications were received from chapters across the United States and Canada. The award letter states: You were nominated by our chapter because of your passion for inspiring your students, as well as your dedication to your […]
Ho-fung Hung cited in Geneva’s Le Temps. The case of UBS banker held in China for several days recalls that the Chinese have no right to extract more than $50, 000 dollars a year from their country. But they have found several ways to get around this rule.
Vesla Weaver, Bloomberg Distinguished Associate Professor of Political Science and Sociology, in PNAS.
Latin America in a Globalizing World (LAGW) is a three-year project, funded by a Dean’s Interdisciplinary Project Grant, which brings together scholars of Latin America with area specialists working on other regions to examine Latin America’s role in global economic processes, from both historical and contemporary perspectives.
Henry M. and Elizabeth P. Wiesenfeld Professor in Political Economy Ho Hung Fung was cited in a recent piece in the Wall Street Journal, “Independence Talk Tests Limits of Free Speech in Hong Kong”
Professor Ho-Fung Hung penned a research article on the origins and consequences of Trump’s attempt to de-globalize the American economy, from working-class living standards to the global balance of power for the journal Contexts.