Gender implications of crisis response with Professor Dyan Mazurana

Fletcher students know Professor Dyan Mazurana well. She co-advises the Gender and Intersectional Analysis Field of Study (one of the only areas of concentration of its kind among APSIA schools), and I can tell readers from personal experience that her course Gender, Culture and Conflict in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies is not to be missed.

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A roundup of some timely Fletcher research

As the world enters month 5 of constant crisis mode, one reassuring bright spot on our end has been witnessing the nimbleness of Fletcher’s scholarly community in analyzing various facets of the pandemic. While it’s admittedly something of a cold comfort, it’s hard not to notice how an interdisciplinary international affairs faculty and research community is ideally positioned to respond to one of the most truly global emergencies of our lifetimes.

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Securing the “internet of things” with Professor Landau

Over the past year I’ve had the great pleasure to get to know Bridge Professor in Cyber Security and Policy Susan Landau. A bridge professorship is a unique appointment that involves split time between multiple institutions, in Prof. Landau’s case between Fletcher and the Tufts School of Engineering (in the Department of Computer Science).

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Finding joy during quarantine with Professor Sulmaan Khan

I was delighted recently to hear from my colleague and friend Prof. Sulmaan Khan. A former faculty member of the Admissions Committee, ready volunteer for all our team’s requests, and (most importantly) a fan of my dog pal Murray, Sulmaan has long been a friend of the Admissions Office. As you’ll see, he’s fortunate to have a personal interest that’s still possible to pursue during quarantine.

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Reading recommendations from Lucia and the international law faculty

One of my many roles on our team is liaising with our LLM degree, in which capacity I work closely with my colleague Lucia, the primary administrator of that program. Following up a recent virtual event on international law at Fletcher, Lucia solicited reading recommendations from faculty for those students interested in international law subjects.

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