Recent Faculty Publications & Interviews
PAS faculty and affiliates continue to publish books and periodicals and are also featured in popular media. Below is a list of these recent accomplishments:
Sera Young (Anthropology), "Flint water was not an anomaly": Northwestern anthropologist leads broad research effort into household water insecurity, Northwestern Now, August 9, 2018.
Juliet Sorensen (Law), Unpublished notes from ’94 meeting with Mandela donated to Northwestern library, Chicago Sun Times, July 22, 2018.
Rachel Riedl (Political Science), This is why global AIDS interventions fail, The Washington Post, July 14, 2018.
Rachel Riedl (Political Science), Northwestern Announces New PAS Director, Northwestern Research News, July 9, 2018.
Will Reno (Political Science), interviewed in Northwestern Welcomes Fulbright Scholars This Summer, Northwestern Research News, May 14, 2018.
Adia Benton (Art History), Why we should be cautious about the 'game-changer' Ebola vaccine, Al Jazeera, May 30, 2018.
Michael Wairungu (Swahili), Daring Abroad: Michael Wairungu, Professor of Kiswahili, Northwestern University, USA, CHAMS Media Channel, March 31, 2018.
Will Reno (Political Science) / Jahara “Franky” Matisek (Political Science PhD student), “Not your grandfather’s militaries:” Researching new models of civil-military relations in Africa, Northwestern International Relations, February 8, 2018.
Robert Murphy (Feinberg) / Kara Palamountain (Kellogg), Global team wins $15 million to help end preventable newborn deaths in Africa, Northwestern Now, February 5, 2018.
Peter Locke (Anthropology, Global Health) / Noelle Sullivan (Anthropology, Global Health) / Sera Young (Anthropology, Global Health), Global Health Studies: A Model for Campus Internationalization, Northwestern International Relations, January 31, 2018.
Will Reno (Political Science) / Rachel Riedl (Political Science), Partnerships Position Northwestern For Global Impact, Northwestern Research News, November 13, 2017
Zekeria Ahmed Salem (ISITA), The Last Slaves in Mauritania, book reviewed in The New York Review of Books, November 23, 2017
Rebecca Shereikis (ISITA) / Zekeria Ahmed Salem (ISITA, Political Science), ISITA Welcomes New Director, Northwestern Research News, October 20, 2017
Sera Young (Anthropology), IPR Anthropologist Receives Grant to Measure Water Insecurity, Northwestern University Institute for Policy Research, February 2017
Noelle Sullivan (Anthropology), The Global Gag Rule’s Impact Goes Far Beyond Abortion, Footnote, February 10, 2017
Noelle Sullivan (Anthropology), New administration must look to recent past for global health lessons, The Hill, January 18, 2017
Will Reno (Political Science), Frontlines to the Classroom: Will Reno Reveals the Roots of Political Violence, Northwestern Research News, January 17, 2017
Juliet Sorensen (Law), interviewed in Juliet Sorensen believes interdisciplinary collaboration is key to global justice, Northwestern Now, January 11, 2017
Kathleen Bickford Berzock (Block Museum), interviewed in Groundbreaking African art exhibit earns grant for Block Museum, Northwestern Now, October 28, 2016
Rachel Riedl (Political Science), interviewed in Political Scientist Combines Social Awareness, Comparative Outlook, Northwestern Research News, October 20, 2016
Juliet Sorensen (Law), In Remotest Mali, A Hero on International Women’s Day, Huffington Post, March 9, 2016
Matthew Pietrus (Program of African Studies), I don't live in Chi-Raq, but that doesn't mean it doesn't exist, My Block My Hood My City, March 7, 2016
Noelle Sullivan (Anthropology), Global poor's medical care would be unethical in U.S. Orlando Sentinel, February 25, 2016
Rachel Riedl (Political Science), As Pope Francis calls for compassion toward the poor in Africa, what are African churches doing?Washington Post, November 28, 2015
Jessica Pouchet (PhD Candidate, Anthropology), Tanzania's rainforest: Nature's hidden treasure, CNN, October 19, 2015
Chris Abani (English), Vu Tran's Dragonfish, The New York Times, August 10, 2015
Matthew Pietrus (Program of African Studies), The Right to the City in the Informal Sector: Claiming Rights or Gaining Access in Kampala, Uganda? The Geographical Bulletin 56(1)
Richard Joseph (Political Science), Nigeria's 2015 Elections: Prologue to the Past? Brookings Institute, April 13, 2015
Richard Joseph (Political Science), Buhari's victory in Nigerian election has global significance, The Conversation, March 31, 2015
Moses Khisa (PhD candidate, Political Science), Uganda is Full of Scandals but UPE is a Tragedy, All Africa, February 27, 2015
Rachel Riedl (Political Science), Are efforts to limit presidential power in Africa working? Washington Post, February 16, 2015
Rachel Riedl (Political Science), Vibrant democracies emerging from power vacuums give hope for Burkina Faso, Washington Post, November 5, 2014
César Braga Pinto (Spanish and Portuguese) co-editted with Fátima Mendonça, 2014, João Albasini e as luzes de Nwandzenguele: literatura e política em Moçambique 1908-1922