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Brown Alumni receives Guggenheim Research Grant

Mila Dragojevic PhD '10, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Sewanee: the University of the South, was awarded a prestigious research grant from the Guggenheim Foundation this year. She is currently researching collective crimes in times of war: explaining local variation in violence against citizens. 

http://www.hfg.org/rg/past.htm

(Distributed April 1, 2014)

Distraction No More: Social Media encourages media outside the classroom

For students enrolled in POLS 0010: “Introduction to the American Political Process” this semester, class began well before the syllabus was handed out and continues each week beyond the walls of their lecture hall. 

Wendy Schiller, associate professor of political science and public policy, communicates with students in her course via Twitter.

(Distributed February 14, 2014)

Has racial polarization gotten worse since Obama took office?

Barack Obama ran for president in 2008 promising to heal some of our most bitter divides – but that's not how it worked out. In fact, racial polarization seems to have intensified since Obama was inaugurated, according to Michael Tesler, a professor of political science at Brown University. Tesler joins Up host Chris Hayes to talk about his research.

http://video.msnbc.msn.com/up-with-chris-hayes/47750206#47750206

(Distributed January 7, 2011)
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