Faculty Publications

2020

Hani Mowafi
Objectives: Emergency medicine in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) is hindered by lack of research into patient outcomes. Chief complaints (CCs) are fundamental to emergency care but have only recently been uniquely codified for an LMIC setting in Uganda. It is not known whether CCs...
Angelica Ponguta
There is an urgent need to strengthen early childhood development and education in emergencies (ECDEiE) globally. Colombia has faced protracted and acute crises for decades. Also, the country has applied a unique approach to holistic and integrated ECDE policy formulation. We argue that these...
David Simon
Explores the unmooring of memorialization from the harbors of the state in the digocene era. Examines how non-state actors contest official ways of remembering past atrocities. Argues that the range and reach of memorial expression has radically shifted with the digital turn. This volume explores...
David Simon
The 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda led the United Nations and global civil society to attempt to reinvent the international atrocity prevention regime. The advent of the doctrine of the Responsibility to Protect was to supposed to represent a new-found dedication to the goal of...
Leslie Gross-Wyrtzen
In September 2013, King Mohammed VI announced sweeping reforms to Morocco’s migration policy that promised to break with decades of repressive border control, respect human rights, and open the path to integration for migrants across the country. In this introductory article, we outline the...
Leslie Gross-Wyrtzen
This article examines the effects of Morocco’s new, “humane” migration policy that claimed to center human rights and integration over securitized border enforcement. Drawing on ethnographic research, this paper demonstrates how the new migration policy expanded rather than dismantled the border...
In the wake of the Arab Spring, newly empowered factions in Tunisia and Egypt vowed to work together to establish democracy. In Tunisia, political elites passed a new constitution, held parliamentary elections, and demonstrated the strength of their democracy with a peaceful transfer of power. Yet...

2019

Kaveh Khoshnood
Homosexuality is illegal in Lebanon and men who have sex with men (MSM) may experience discrimination. Displaced Syrians, who currently comprise approximately 20% of Lebanon’s population, also face discrimination. Individuals who are members of both groups may experience heightened levels of...
Nicholas Sambanis
Ingroup bias and outgroup prejudice are pervasive features of human behavior, motivating various forms of discrimination and conflict. In an era of increased cross-border migration, these tendencies exacerbate intergroup conflict between native populations and immigrant groups, raising the question...

2016

Asli Bali
This chapter focuses on the United Nations’s intervention in Syria since early 2011, with particular emphasis on its efforts to address the civil war’s international security dimensions, to respond to the urgent humanitarian needs of the civilian population, and to create a political...