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About the Department
Ariel White PhD Candidate and Ashley Anderson PhD Candidate have been chosen as a Harvard Horizons Scholar for 2016 http://www.gsas.harvard.edu/scholarly_life/announcing_the_2016_horizons_...
Professor Gwyneth McClendon recently wrote a piece for the Washington Post - "As Pope Francis calls for compassion toward the poor in Africa, what are African churches doing?" Professor Gwyneth McClendon recently wrote a piece for the Washington Post about her research on Pentecostal churches' approach to poverty in sub-Saharan Africa, in the context of the Pope's recent visit to East and Central Africa.
Professor Daniel Carpenter has been elected as a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. Professor Daniel Carpenter has been elected as a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.   http://www.napawash.org/
The Politics of Non-State Social Welfare (co-edited by Professor Melani Cammett and Lauren Morris MacLean, published by Cornell University Press in 2014) The Politics of Non-State Social Welfare (co-edited by Melani Cammett and Lauren Morris MacLean, published by Cornell University Press in 2014) won the Honorable Mention for the best book award from the Association for Research on Nonprofit and Voluntary Associations (ARNOVA).
Michael Sandel will deliver a lecture in Fenway Park - "Fenway Park to host massive, interactive HUBweek discussion" - article in The Boston Globe https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2015/09/01/fenway-park-host-massive-in...
Catherine Kelly PhD has been named a Public Fellow at the American Council of Learned Societies
Professor Paul Peterson has an op-ed in the National Review - Federal Meddling School Discipline and in The Seventy Four - Common Core’s Silent Majority http://www.nationalreview.com/article/422906/federal-medd
Professor Stephen Ansolabehere's book Cheap and Clean: How Americans Think about Energy in the Age of Global Warming has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Don K. Price Award Professor Stephen Ansolabehere's book  Cheap and Clean: How Americans Think about Energy in the Age of Global Warming has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Don K. Price Award, which recognizes the best book on Science, Technology, and Environmental Politics published in the last...
Melani Cammett's Compassionate Communalism: Welfare and Sectarianism in Lebanon (Cornell University Press, 2015) Melani Cammett's Compassionate Communalism: Welfare and Sectarianism in Lebanon (Cornell University Press, 2015) won the 2015 Giovanni Sartori Book Award of the APSA Section on Qualitative and Multi-Method Research and the Honorable Mention for the 2015 Gregory Luebbert Book Award for...
Prof. Paul Peterson and Prof. Martin West op-ed The Wall Street Journal "Even Teachers Are No Fans of Forced Union Payments"   Even Teachers Are No Fans of Forced Union Payments An ‘agency fee’ levied on those who refuse to join a union isn’t popular in schools or with the public. By Paul E. Peterson And Martin R. West July 15, 2015 6:55 p.m. ET

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