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Friday, Sep 18, 2020

The Bobst-AUB Collaborative Initiative is pleased to announce a “Call for Research Collaborations” between faculty members at the American University of Beirut and Princeton University.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2020

Congratulations to Steve Monroe, who won the APSA MENA Politics Award for Best Dissertation, and Chantal Berman, who received an honorable mention. Both Steve and Chantal were active WAPD graduate students having presented their research at several seminar.

Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020

Rima Majed, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the American University of Beirut, has authored an opinion piece for CNN. Professor Majed presents the unique perspective as someone who survived the explosion that took place on August 4. To view her article, please...

Monday, Jun 22, 2020

Daniel Tavana, PhD candidate in Politics, has accepted an invitation to Yale University as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Modern Middle East Studies at the Council on Middle East Studies (CMES). Congratulations to Dan, who will serve this appointment for the upcoming 2020-2021 year!

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2020

Tali Mendelberg, John Work Garrett Professor of Politics at Princeton University and director of the Program on Inequality for the Bobst Center, just published an op-ed with the New York Times regarding the politics of crises and the covid-19 pandemic impact....

Friday, Apr 24, 2020

Congratulations to Bobst Director and Edward S. Sanford Professor of Politics, Amaney Jamal, who has been elected to the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences. To see a full list of the 2020 inductees, please click here

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020

Congratulations to LaFleur Stephens-Dougan, Assistant Professor of Politics and Bobst Center associated faculty, who has been awarded the Russell Sage Foundation-Gates Foundation Pipeline Grant for her research project entitled, Shared Disadvantage, Shared Identity? Explaining When and Why White Americans Support Affirmative Action.

Thursday, Feb 27, 2020

Dr. Chantal Berman (Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies) and Killian Clarke (Princeton University) prepared Research Analytical Report on Lebanon's 2019-2020 Thawra . To read the full report, follow this link: Deposing a Democracy: Lebanon's 2019-20 Thawra in Comparative...

Monday, Feb 17, 2020

Elizabeth Tsurkov, PhD candidate and fellow for the Foreign Policy Research Institute, has produced two articles on her observations from the field in Syria. The first article was written for the Carnegie Endowment with her coauthor, Dareen Khalifa. The article, entitled "An Unnerving Fate for the Families of Syria’s Northeast", reveals the...

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019

Dr. Rima Majed (AUB) prepared a report on the recent Lebanon Protests. To read the full report, follow this link: Lebanon's October Revolution: Hope in the Midst of Crisis

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