“Coups, Rivals, and the Modern State” by Beth S. Rabinowitz

Coups, Rivals, and the Modern State Why Rural Coalitions Matter in Sub-Saharan Africa

Description “State development in Africa is risky, even life-threatening. Heads of state must weigh the advantage of promoting political and economic development against the risk of fortifying dangerous political rivals. This book takes a novel approach to the study of neopatrimonial rule by placing security concerns at the center of state-building. Using quantitative evidence from … Read more of “Coups, Rivals, and the Modern State” by Beth S. Rabinowitz

Dr. Kelly Dittmar to present at the Chancellor’s New Faculty Research Symposium on 10/30 

Six new faculty members, three of whom are from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden, will present their research on Monday, October 30th, at the Chancellor’s New Faculty Research Symposium.  All are welcome to attend this free event, which will take place from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room.  Lunch … Read more of Dr. Kelly Dittmar to present at the Chancellor’s New Faculty Research Symposium on 10/30 

Shauna Shames interviews with The Chronicle of Higher Education and New York Times.

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Why Millennials Don’t Want to Run for Office America needs young, energetic, well-intentioned, and well-prepared elected officials. But a new book suggests that the kind of candidates we want are wary of running. Shauna L. Shames, a 37-year-old assistant professor of political science at Rutgers University at Camden, earned her doctorate in 2014 at Harvard … Read more of Shauna Shames interviews with The Chronicle of Higher Education and New York Times.

Research Spotlight: Dr. Shaheen Ayubi Investigates Violence against Women

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This past summer, Dr. Shaheen Ayubi, lecturer for the Department of Political Science and a 2008 recipient of theSybil Cohen Award for Excellence in Teaching, presented the paper Violence and Women’s Human Rights Violations: The Case of Honor Killings, Wartime Sexual Violence against Women and Sex Trafficking in parts of Asia, Africa, and the Middle … Read more of Research Spotlight: Dr. Shaheen Ayubi Investigates Violence against Women