Last fall, the Hamilton Lugar School Living-Learning Center welcomed Mark Minton as Ambassador-in-Residence, a role that allows him to contribute his expertise and experience as a career diplomat with the residential community of globally engaged students.
Professor Clémence Pinaud, a faculty member in the Hamilton Lugar School’s Department of International Studies, spent ten years researching her most recent book, War and Genocide in South Sudan. Using interviews with over 550 people, mostly women and civilians, Pinaud gives readers an unprecedented look at how regular people experience the violence of South Sudan,… Read more »
On Saturday, the Hamilton Lugar School celebrated Hamilton Lugar Day, an exclusive event for admitted IU students interested in pursuing a major in the school. The virtual event gave future scholars the chance to meet faculty, visit with current students, connect with future classmates, and learn first-hand about all the global opportunities at HLS.
When Hilary Holbrow was a high school student studying Japanese at a nontraditional school in Massachusetts, her teachers made a suggestion: travel to Japan and study at similar schools while staying with different host families. She loved the idea, and she was soon on a plane by herself traveling 7,000 miles away.
Elisheva (Elly) Cohen, a postdoctoral fellow and visiting lecturer in the Department of International Studies, has been studying the effect of the “dual pandemics” of Covid-19 and systemic racism on elementary school teachers since March.
Over the course of the spring and summer, when the Covid-19 pandemic had separated people from their normal social circles and political turmoil had increased instances of hostility and unease, Senior Lecturer Betty Dlamini started writing and recording music in order to bring out, she hoped, the best in others.
Shruti Rana, a legal scholar, professor, and outspoken advocate for women’s rights, immigrant rights, and international human rights law, is the new assistant dean for curricular and undergraduate affairs at the Hamilton Lugar School. Popular among students for her passion for teaching and entrepreneurial spirit in creating new opportunities for students, Rana is the director… Read more »
The Woodrow Wilson International Center, in conjunction with the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, has awarded Wilson China Fellowships to Hamilton Lugar School professors Wendy Leutert and Adam Liff. The competitive fellowship program, which supports the next generation of American research on China, will help them study the rise of China and… Read more »
In 2018, Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd completed a full buyout of Grindr, the world’s largest social media networking app for gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people. In March 2019, as reported by several news sources, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)— a governing body created by Ford administration to judge… Read more »