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Department News

  • December 15, 2022  Professor Ayse Kaya, along with other faculty and Swarthmore students, attended the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Egypt.
  • November 9, 2022   Professor Ayse Kaya published a guest article in IISB titled "Multilateral Development Banks and Climate Finance: More Words Than Action"
  • July 12, 2022   Professor Jonny Thakkar published an op-ed on Boris Johnson in The Point Magazine. 
  • July 11, 2022  Professor Gordon Arlen published an article on Liberal Plebeianism: John Stuart Mill on Democracy, Oligarchy, and Working-Class Mobilization
  • June 27, 2022  Prof. Osman Balkan's latest article, "The Transnational Afterlives of European Muslims," was published in Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. Available here.
  • June 20, 2022  Political Scientist Ben Berger on the biggest takeaways thus far from the January 6th hearings
  • June 17, 2022  Visiting Assistant Professor Gordon Arlen has a new article analyzing international tax sheltering from a normative realist perspective- read it here. It was co-authored with Carlo Burelli.
  • June 9, 2022  Professor Emeritus Carol Nackenoff was featured on  The NPR Throughline podcast to discuss Wong Kim Ark and birthright citizenship, featuring interviews with her co-author Julie Novkov  Amanda Frost, available here.  
  • June 3, 2022   Prof. Ayse Kaya Examines Who Foots the Bill for Climate Change with Kendall Praitis-Hill ('23) here
  • March 30, 2022   Prof. Dominic Tierney was featured on SwatTalk Short. He explains how the nature of conflict has changed and the World War II model of unconditional surrender with a clear peace treaty is a thing of the past. War and peace often blur together.