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John Ciorciari on the South China Sea Decision and "protecting room for peaceful negotiation"

August 29, 2016

This July—a week after the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) issued what John Ciorciari called “a sweeping repudiation of China’s maritime claims in the South China Sea,” Ciorciari wrote an op-...

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Internship field report, Farah Mandich @ European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

August 3, 2016

Farah Mandich (MPP ’17) is submitting this field report from her summer 2016 internship at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, London, United Kingdom, where she worked in the...

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Dean Yang in WaPo, Brexit’s most severe impacts may extend to the developing world

June 28, 2016

The Washington Post’s “Wonkblog” cites Dean Yang’s work in “The people who will suffer the most severe impact of Brexit don’t live in the U.K.” The article, by Max Ehrenfreund, was published on...

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Ford School students blog about their experiences during 2016 U.S.-China policy trip

May 23, 2016

Each year, more than a dozen Ford School graduate students travel to China to study the nation’s policy environment. During their trip, they meet with a cross-section of leaders in the policy...

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Mel Levitsky in U.S. News & World Report, "The inevitable decline of Putin's Russia"

May 23, 2016

In “The inevitable decline of Putin’s Russia,” an article in U.S. News & World Report, Melvyn Levitsky describes the risks of escalating military responses to Vladimir Putin’s land grabs,...

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Congratulations to John Ciorciari, now associate professor of public policy with tenure

May 20, 2016

John Ciorciari, who joined the Ford School as an assistant professor of public policy in 2009, has been promoted to associate professor of public policy with tenure.

His promotion was...

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Ford students take on income inequality at annual Ford + U. of Toronto case competition

August 29, 2016

On Friday March 11, 23 Ford School master’s students traveled to the University of Toronto’s School of Public Policy and Governance for "Ford + SPPG," our annual student-led policy conference and...

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Axelrod’s ‘The Evolution of Cooperation’ essential reading at Ivy League schools

May 6, 2016

Robert Axelrod’s seminal work, The Evolution of Cooperation, is among the most frequently assigned books at Ivy League schools, according to data available on Open Syllabus Explorer, an online...

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Rohde argues for a values-based approach to America's foreign policy strategy

August 29, 2016

In the first year of a new administration, American Presidents face particularly tough challenges. The First Year Project is multi-year project, coordinated by the University of Virginia Miller...

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Parthasarathy receives IRWG funding to investigate gender, caste and innovation in India

August 29, 2016

Professor Shobita Parthasarathy has received a 2016 seed grant from Michigan's Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG), which supports individual research activities and collaborative...

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