News Archive

Marie Gottschalk Appointed to Larry Krasner's Transition Team

Friday, December 1, 2017

Marie Gottschalk was appointed to Larry Kranser's transition team and on Wednesday testified at the Democratic Policy Committees public hearings on bold budget innovations at the invitiation of Rep. Chris Rabb.

More information on Marie Gottschalk's appointment with Larry Krasner can be… Read More

Ian Lustick Publishes in Middle East Policy

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Professor Ian Lustick's article "The Balfour Declaration a Century Later: Accidentally Relevant" was published in Middle East Policy. 

Event Spotlight: "So you think you want to run for office?"

Friday, November 10, 2017


Perry World House World Forum

Saturday, 11 November 2017, 3:15-5:15 

A Q&A session for students thinking of running for political office someday with advocates from organizations like Emily's List, Emerge, Barbara Lee, LatinasRepresent, the PA Center for Women in… Read More

Book Discussion

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

On November 2, Professor Ian Lustick will serve as commentator at a presentation by Shadi Hamid, co-editor of a new book on political Islam titled Rethinking Political Islam. The event is sponsored by the Middle East Center.

Ian Lustick moderates event in New York

Sunday, October 29, 2017

On October 30, Professor Ian Lustick served as moderator and commentator at an event featuring the Consul-General of Israel in New York, Dani Dayan. The event, Israel at Seventy: A Vision for the Future for a New Generation, was sponsored by the International Relations Program.

Teele Appointed to Bers Assistant Professor Chair

Friday, October 27, 2017

Assistant Professor Dawn Teele, who studies gender and politics, was appointed the Janice and Julian Bers Assistant Professor in the Social Sciences.

More info can be found here: (… Read More

Event Spotlight: Dismantling the Carceral State

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The Penn Lightbulb Cafe hosts Professor Marie Gottschalk for a talk entitled “Dismantling the Carceral State: Law, Order and Criminal Justice Reform in the Age of Trump.” The lecture will be held today at World Cafe Live Upstairs beginning at 6PM.     

Additional information about the… Read More

Al-Faham Receives Muslim Women's Justice Award

Monday, September 25, 2017

PhD Candidate Hajer Al-Faham receives 2017 Muslim Women's Justice Award through the Islamic Scholarship Fund.    

More information about Hajer and the award is available here (link). 

Horowitz on Weapons Proliferation

Friday, September 15, 2017

Professor Michael C. Horowitz discussed his research on the proliferation of weapons in multiple outlets last week, including a review of North Korea's nuclear success beyond the framework of tradional proliferation theories in the War On The Rocks and the spread of weaponized drones to militant… Read More

New Book Focuses on Green's Eyes of the People

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Professor Jeffrey Green's book, The Eyes of the People, is the topic of a newly released German edited volume, Okulare Demokratie: Der Bürger als Zuschauer, which includes ten papers on ocular democracy.