Margarita Balmaceda, Professor, received the following grants and fellowships:
- A $10,800 grant from the University of Tampere-University of Helsinki Center of Excellence on Choices of Russian Modernization for a research visit to Aleksanteri Institute, Helsinki, August 2014; and
- Additional support from the Marie Curie Initial Training Network (via University of Bremen) for a short-term visit to Forschungstelle Osteuropa, University of Bremen, June 2014.
Dr. Benjamin Goldfrank, Associate Professor and Chair, published a book review essay of Merike Blofield, ed., The Great Gap: Inequality and the Politics of Redistribution in Latin America, Evelyn Huber and John D. Stephens, Democracy and the Left: Social Policy and Inequality in Latin America, and Stephen Kaplan, Globalization and Austerity Politics in Latin America in Perspectives on Politics 12:2 (June 2014).
Dr. Yanzhong Huang, Associate Professor, has published:
- “Pandemics and Global Health Security,” in Simon Rushton & Jeremy Youde eds., Routledge Handbook of Health Security (Routledge, 2015), 83-91.
- “Are Americans Overreacting to the Ebola Virus?”, Forbes.com, October 21, 2014.
- “Combating Ebola: What Can China Learn from Africa,” China-US Focus, October 3, 2014. Reprinted in China Daily, October 24, 2014.
- “Three Take-Home Messages from China’s Glaxo Verdict,” Forbes.com, September 25, 2014.
- “How Much Can China Offer in Africa’s Ebola Crisis,” Forbes.com, September 18, 2014. Reprinted in The Diplomat, September 20, 2014.
- “China should be concerned by overuse of Caesarean sections,” Forbes.com, June 25, 2014. Translated and reprinted in Zhongguo weisheng (Chinese Health), no. 8, 2014, pp. 33-34.
- “BRICS’ role in global health and the promotion of universal health coverage: the debate continues,” Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2014; 92: 452-453. With Martin McKee et al.
- “Why Has Philanthropy Failed to Take Off in China?” The Diplomat, May 31, 2014.
Fredline M'Cormack-Hale, Assistant Professor:
- Collaborated on a memo presented to Chief of the UN’s Ebola Mission, Anthony Banbury, to inform UNMEER’s on-the-ground response to address the gendered impact of Ebola, presented by a network of Sierra Leone Women Activists in Sierra Leone, October 3, 2014;
- Collaborated on two memos with the Mano River Women’s Peace Network for the UN Secretary General to inform UN Security Council Response to the importance of a gendered response to the Ebola Virus Disease, October 2016
- Dr. Ann Marie Murphy, Associate Professor, has published:
- “Indonesia Responds to China’s Rise” in Bruce Gilley and Andrew O’Neil, editors; Seeing beyond Hegemony: Middle Powers and the Rise of China (Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2014); and
- “Indonesian Foreign Policy after the 2014 Elections,” Oxford Analytical Daily Brief, July 22, 2014.
- Fr. Brian K. Muzas, Assistant Professor, published “Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, and the End (or Consummation?) of Détente,” in Strategic Retrenchment and Renewal in the American Experience, Peter Feaver, ed., Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War College Press, 2014.
Margarita Balmaceda made the following presentations at professional workshops:
- “Energy Policy and Authoritarian Resilience in Belarus,” 2014 Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEESS), San Antonio, Texas (November 20-23, 2014);
- “Authoritarian Resilience, Social Contracts and Patronage in a Post-Soviet Environment: the Case of Energy Policy in Belarus,” workshop on Post-Soviet Politics and Economics, Harvard University (November 3, 2014);
- “Value-added Links as an Alternative Explanation of Energy Relationships and Integration in the Former Soviet Area,” panel on “Great Powers, Emerging Technologies, & Regionalism in Eurasia,” American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 29-September 1, 2014;
- “Energy: the power of supply or the power of process? Implications for understanding the post-Soviet political economy,” Summer Symposium of the Finnish Centre of Excellence on Choices of Russian Modernization, Haiko Manor, Finland, August 21-22, 2014; and
- “Value-added links as an alternative explanation of energy relationships and integration in the former Soviet area,” panel on “Re-Thinking Energy Governance and Energy Security,” British International Studies Association Annual Conference, Dublin, June 18-19, 2014.
Served as discussant in the symposium “Catching Up with the Ukraine Crisis: The Long, Hot Summer of 2014,” Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University (September 15, 2014).
Was a visiting scholar at the following institutions:
- Finnish Centre of Excellence on Choices of Russian Modernization, Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki, Finland, August 2014 and October 6-10, 2014; and
- Forschungstelle Osteuropa, University of Bremen (for collaboration with the Marie Curie Initial Training Network), May-July 2014.
Presented the following conference workshop: “Fostering Global Citizenship Through Collaboration: Higher Education, NGOs, and the UN.” With Mary Norton, Joseph Cornelius Donnelly, Kristen Wilson, Brianna Fitzpatrick, and Gabriel Torres. 65th Annual United Nations DPI/NGO Conference, “2015 and Beyond: Our Action Agenda,” United National Headquarters, New York, NY, August 27-29, 2014.
- Dr. Joseph O'Mahoney made a presentation entitled “Making the Real: Rhetorical Adduction in the Bangladesh Liberation War” at the American Political Science Association, Washington, D.C., August 29, 2014.
Dr. Zheng Wang made the following presentations:
- “Historical Memory and the East Asian Peace: Memories, Identity, and Conflict Behavior,” presentation at “East Asia: Peace and Interdependence,” conference organized jointly by Peking University and the East Asian Peace program at Uppsala University, Beijing: Peking University, October 30, 2014;
- “China’s Maritime Discourse and Legal Realities,” presentation at “East Asia: Peace and Interdependence,” conference organized jointly by Peking University and the East Asian Peace program at Uppsala University, Beijing: Peking University, October 30, 2014 (joint presentation with Stein Tønnesson);
- “Historical Memory as a Security Issue: Victimhood, Narrative and Conflict Violence,” 2014 American Political Science Association Annual Meeting & Exhibition (Panel: Atrocity, and the Politics of Memory, 43-11 International History and Politics), Washington, D.C., August 31, 2014; and
- “Clash of Dreams: Chinese Nationalism in Contexts,” invited talk at East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 9, 2014.
He also made the following media appearances:
- “Teleconference: Obama-Xi Meeting: Lowering Expectations?” Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C., November 7, 2014;
- Live television interview, Phoenix TV (Hong Kong), November 6, 2014; and
- Interview, China News Agency, November 4, 2014.