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2019 Stories

October 16, 2019 – Dr. Tatsiana Kulakevich on the NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia website
SIGS professor, Dr. Kulakevich, wrote an analysis titled “Belarus and the U.S. Decided to Restore Ties After 11 years of “Frozen” Relations. Here’s Why” on the NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia website.

September 28, 2019 - Murid Partaw Interviewed by BBC World News
SIGS Ph.D. student was interviewed by BBC World News regarding the elections in Afghanistan.

July 31,2019- Dr. Bernd Reiter in The Conversation
ISLAC Director, Dr. Reiter, wrote an article titled "If Germany atoned for the Holocaust, the US can pay reparations for slavery" in The Conversation.

May 14, 2019- Dr. J. Edwin Benton in The Conversation
SIGS professor, Dr. Benton, wrote a piece titled "When Americans go to the polls, they look to the past – not the future" in The Conversation.

April 18, 2019 - SIGS Professors featured in article on Gov. DeSantis' Free Speech Policies
SIGS Director, Dr. Steven Tauber, and SIGS Distinguished Professor Emerita, Dr. Susan MacManus, discuss Governor Ron DeSantis' proposal that state universities adopt free speech policies in Tampa Bay Times article. 

April 2019 - Florida Gubernatorial Fellow Wins Award
Political Science Undergraduate Student Ella Biggins received the Governor's Washington, DC Fellowship Award for Outstanding Leadership.  

March 29, 2019 - Dr. J. Edwin Benton in The Conversation 
Dr. Benton discuses "What happens to rural and small town Trump voters after Trump is gone?" in an article written in The Conversation

February 2019 - Dr. Abdelwahab Hechiche Featured 
SIGS Professor Dr. Abdelwahab Hechiche recognized in the February 2019 International Points of Pride as a Fulbright Scholar. 

February 28, 2019 - Camara Silver Receives Award 
To conclude Black Heritage Month, Camara Silver was a recipient of the Black Faculty & Staff Award at the Sankofa Celebration. 

February 6, 2019 - Dr. Tatsiana Kulakevich Pens Op-Ed
Dr. Tatsiana Kulakevich, SIGS Visiting Professor, writes an op-ed for The Globe Post regarding how Belarus' launch of a new cryptocurrency trading platform may affect Russian influence over the Eastern European country. 

January 8, 2019 - Dr. Manu Samnotra Discusses Gandhi in Radio Interview 
Dr. Manu Samnotra, SIGS Assistant Professor, discusses Gandhi’s conception of a Truth arrived at through spiritual experimentation.


2018 Stories

December 4, 2018 -  Dr. Susan MacManus, Professor Emeritus, discusses the Florida Polling Problems 
"Susan MacManus, University of South Florida distinguished professor, spoke at the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections’ mid-winter conference on Tuesday and labeled polling in the Sunshine State as 'downright pitiful.'"

November 16, 2018 - USF Hosts Conference for Puerto Rican Families

August 2018 - Dr. Tatsiana Kulakevich Joins SIGS

July 17, 2018 - Military Veteran and Boren Scholarship Winner Carrie Chugg Talks Educational Success and Views on Living a Happy Life
Military veteran and mother, Carrie Chugg has proven herself in a number of remarkable ways, but possibly one of the more distinguished moments was her recent recognition as she earned a Boren Scholarship in April of 2018.

June 2018 - Three Women (Break The Silence) - An Ethnographic Play 
Dr. Omotayo Jolaosho, a SIGS faculty member, presented a staged reading of her ethnographic play, Three Women (Break The Silence), in South Africa at Johannesburg's historic Market Theatre Laboratory. 


2017 Stories