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Anja Zehfuss in South Africa
May 27 2020 | Posted In: Students
Anja Zehfuss is graduating this year with a major in human biology and a minor in global studies, with a specialization in African studies. She chose these academic programs because she was interested in understanding the “systems that contribute to increasing inequality and infectious disease in...
Priya Chatwani
May 21 2020 | Posted In: Staff
Priya Chatwani, '20 is graduating this year with a major in computer science and a minor in global studies, with a specialization in South Asian studies. “I chose to add a global studies minor in order to learn about my South Asian heritage in a formal academic setting. The minor helped me build...
May 14 2020 | Stefanie Pietkiewicz, Stanford News | Posted In: Students
A snapshot of a shrub growing amidst the smooth sand dunes of the Gobi Desert – where signs of life are largely absent – is the winner of the 2020 Stanford Global Studies Student Photo Contest. Captured by international relations major SERENA ZHANG when she was interning in China one summer, the...
Anna Grzymala-Busse and Gavin Jones
May 11 2020 | Amy Adams and Sandra Feder, Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty
When the Changing Human Experience (CHE) initiative originated as part of the Long-Range Vision it was intended to foster research in the humanities and social sciences that explores our changing world, including our changing bodies, minds, globe and political structures. Little did anyone know how...
Zoom call meeting
May 11 2020 | Kathleen J. Sullivan, Stanford News | Posted In: Announcements, Faculty, Students
At its May 7 meeting, the Faculty Senate approved proposals to establish a Civic, Liberal and Global Education requirement for first-year students, enact new unit ranges for undergraduate majors, and require all undergraduates to complete “capstone” projects. Under the legislation approved Thursday...
Ato Quayson
Apr 27 2020 | Sandra Feder, School of Humanities & Sciences | Posted In: Faculty
I have an anecdote about that,” said Ato Quayson, professor of English and affiliate of the Center for African Studies. This statement comes as no surprise to those who know him, as stories are integral to Quayson’s life and work—which spans a wide variety of pursuits from Greek tragedy and...
Photos of faculty
Apr 24 2020 | Melissa De Witte, Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty
Fifteen Stanford faculty members—including Center for African Studies Director James Ferguson and Center for Latin American Studies affiliate Florencia Torche—are among the 276 new members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, which honors exceptional scholars, leaders, artists and...
Akhil Iyer
Apr 17 2020 | Alex Kekauoha, Stanford News | Posted In: Students
Six Stanford affiliates—including international relations alum Akhil Iyer—are among this year’s recipients of the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans. The fellowship is awarded annually to 30 outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants who receive $90,000 for two years of...
Anna Grzymala-Busse
Apr 13 2020 | Melissa De Witte, Stanford News | Posted In: Announcements, Faculty
Five Stanford University scholars, including The Europe Center Director Anna Grzymala-Busse, have been awarded 2020 Guggenheim Fellowships. This prestigious honor recognizes mid-career scholars, artists and scientists who have demonstrated a previous capacity for outstanding work and continue to...
Iran 2040 project
Apr 13 2020 | Stanford Iran 2040 Project | Posted In: Research
"Migration and Brain Drain from Iran" is the newest paper published by the Stanford Iran 2040 Project. Authored by Pooya Azadi, Matin Mirramezani, and Mohsen B. Mesgaran.