October 2019 News

The finding that poverty, and not exposure to violence and trauma, worsened working memory, was somewhat unexpected, given the high levels of war exposure in Syrian refugees, but is consistent with recent studies of U.S. children living in adversity, the researchers explained.

Poverty, not war-related trauma, drives cognitive deficits in young people displaced by conflict, according to a new Yale-led study of adolescents affected by the crisis...

Marcia C. Inhorn, CMES Chair and William K. Lanman Jr. Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs, addresses conference attendees.

From September 27-29 Marcia C. Inhorn, CMES Chair and William K. Lanman Jr. Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs, hosted the international conference-...

The first of a group of Rohingya refugees settled in Grand Rapids, Mich., in August. Todd Heisler/The New York Times

The following opinion piece written by Marius Kothor,  a Ph.D. student in history and a graduate afilliate with the Council on African Studies, appeared in the October...