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Kyle Beardsley

"Mediation, Peacekeeping, and the Severity of Civil War" - Kyle Beardsley coauthors

Friday, December 28, 2018

Kyle Beardsley, Associate Professor of Political Science recently coauthored "Mediation, Peacekeeping, and the Severity of Civil War" with David Cunningham and Peter White.   While all civil wars involve the loss of life, there is very large variation between and within conflicts in... Read More about "Mediation, Peacekeeping, and the Severity of Civil War" - Kyle Beardsley coauthors »


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Ashley Jardina podcasts on The New Books Network

Thursday, December 27, 2018

From the New Books Network: One of the themes of the era of Donald Trump is whiteness and white identity. From his first steps into the public eye, Trump used race to frame his positions and relevance. His presidency has been no different. White identity, though, has remained a confusing... Read More about Ashley Jardina podcasts on The New Books Network »


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The Seattle Times interviews Peter Feaver about Pat Shanahan's qualifications

Thursday, December 27, 2018

On Nov. 10, 2016, Pat Shanahan, chair of the University of Washington’s board of regents, delivered a message to students and faculty shaken by the election of President Donald Trump two days before: All is not lost. “The UW knows what it is and all is not lost,” Shanahan said, according to... Read More about The Seattle Times interviews Peter Feaver about Pat Shanahan's qualifications »


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New York Times Op-Ed analysis of Ashley Jardina's new research

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Thomas Edsall, New York Times opinion author, received advanced copy of Ashley Jardina's new book, White Identity Politics.  His recent article, "White Identity Politics Aren't Going Anywhere," centers around the findings of Jardina's research.  Edsall ... Read More about New York Times Op-Ed analysis of Ashley Jardina's new research »


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Will Reducing Transaction Costs Be the End of Retail? - Michael Munger writes for AIER

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Those empty Sears, Penny’s, and other large retailer stores at your local mall may soon be repurposed as flexible retail platforms where online sellers can let people interact with their products at very low cost. Firms may become dramatically smaller, as other systems for controlling transaction... Read More about Will Reducing Transaction Costs Be the End of Retail? - Michael Munger writes for AIER »


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Mediation, Peacekeeping, and the Severity of Civil War - Kyle Beardsley coauthors

Thursday, December 13, 2018

One of the proposed benefits of third-party involvement that has been offered to justify its use is that it helps reduce the severity of conflict. Existing work finding that peacekeeping operations reduce battle-related fatalities considers peacekeeping in isolation from other forms of third-party... Read More about Mediation, Peacekeeping, and the Severity of Civil War - Kyle Beardsley coauthors »


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New Faces in China Studies Conference

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Sponsored by the Department of Political Science and the Asian Pacific Studies Institute The third iteration of the NEW FACES IN CHINA STUDIES CONFERENCE at Duke University welcomes 10 advanced graduate students, selected from a competitive pool of applicants from universities across the... Read More about New Faces in China Studies Conference »


Justin Sherman

Securing America's Connected Infrastructure Can't Wait - Justin Sherman coauthors

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Justin Sherman, political science undergraduate student and fellow in New America's Cybersecurity Initiative recently coauthored with Deb Crawford for War on the Rocks arguing that, "adapting risk-based cybersecurity frameworks is crucial for addressing threats to infrastructure systems... Read More about Securing America's Connected Infrastructure Can't Wait - Justin Sherman coauthors »


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Peter Feaver remembers Georg H W Bush

Sunday, December 2, 2018

A group of Foreign Policy's most seasoned authored gathered to remember the life and times of George H. W. Bush.  Peter Feaver, who is a longstanding contributing author, offered his reflection, having worked closely in two other Presidents' cabinets. I did not work in the George H.W... Read More about Peter Feaver remembers Georg H W Bush »


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Students participate in flagship university trip - studying WWI

Friday, November 9, 2018

On Sunday November 11, 2018 the world paused to reflect on the centenary armistice of WWI.  The Duke University Program in American Grand Strategy held their ambitious 'Staff Ride' in Europe, traversing WWI battlefields and memorials.  Staff rides are opportunities for students... Read More about Students participate in flagship university trip - studying WWI »


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