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Book Review: What Do You Think, Mr. Ramirez?

While weighing the value of humanities courses, the book says the concept of humanities is one of America’s biggest contributions to higher education.

Why and Where You Should Study Political Science in the USA

BrainGain magazine brings you great reasons for choosing to study Political Science in the States and the best universities to study in.

How Education Took Filipina Raised in Slums to President of US University

Dr Astrid S Tuminez drives Utah Valley University’s dual mission as both a university and community college where 77% of the students work.

Political science research on the economics of jihad

November 16, 2019 |
Dr. Aisha Ahmad is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto Scarborough, the Director of the Islam and Global Affairs Initiative at the Munk School of Global Affairs, and a Senior Fellow at Massey College. In her book “Jihad & Co.: Black Markets and Islamist Power”, published last month by Oxford University Press, she argues that jihadists rise to power by exploiting local economies. But how does one interview smugglers, merchants, and extremists for one’s research in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, Mali, and Lebanon? Dr. Ahmad discusses how she did her field work, and shares some advice for students who are interested in doing political science research. She has worked on projects funded by the Norwegian Research Council and the Connaught New Researcher Award.

9 Questions for the Remarkable Dr. Renu Khator

In conversation with the President of the University of Houston - Dr. Renu Khator, about life, work, and education.

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