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    Laws and Rights

     According to Chair and Associate Professor Victor Asal, understanding discrimination is the root to eliminating it.  This belief is the impetus for his new book, Legal Path Dependence and the Long Arm of the Religious State: Sodomy Provisions and Gay Rights across Nations and over Time, co-written with Udi Sommer, an associate professor of political science at Tel Aviv University.

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    Joining the ‘Book Party’

    Professor Bruce Miroff was one of four writers cited in a Washington Post article focusing on “the perils of a presidency too reliant on star power.” The article, part of the “book party” series, recommends four books on presidential politics — including Miroff’s Presidents on Political Ground: Leaders in Action and What They Face.

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    Trump’s Agenda

    Rey Koslowski, associate professor of political science and director of the Master of International Affairs program, recently spoke to CBC News about President-elect Trump’s agenda – what he’ll be able to accomplish, and where he’ll experience political pushback.

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    Interim Dean Karl Rethemeyer visits South Korea to educate officials and academics

    Rethemeyer, an expert on social networks, including those formed by terrorist organizations, recently visited South Korea to speak on the operations of terrorist networks and North Korea’s involvement with terrorism.

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    Faculty News

    Rockefeller welcomes eight outstanding scholars and announces faculty promotions for academic year 2016-2017.

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    Examining Critical Issues

    Researchers Partner with State to Assist New Yorkers in Becoming Citizens

    Rockefeller College global migration expert Rey Koslowski is among a team of experts working with New York State on an innovative initiative that will provide assistance to New Yorkers who wish to become citizens.

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    On a Mission

    Cat Provost loves her work. As the constituent services representative for Democratic Congressman Chris Van Hollen, it’s her job to assist citizens of Maryland’s 8th Congressional District when they contact the office with a problem or concern.

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    Choices Big and Small

    Professor Jeffrey D. Straussman, a fellow in the National Academy of Public Administration with expertise in the field of public management, offers perspective on the ethics of discretion in public service.

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    Washington Awaits! Three Recent Rockefeller College Alumni Named 2016 Presidential Management Fellows

    Rockefeller graduates Jasmine Clemons, MPA ’16; Greg Danis, MPA ’16; and Kimberly Segura, MPA ’16 were selected as Presidential Management Fellows.

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    Providing a Forum for Critical Issues

    Nonprofit Strategy Session Planned for September 23

    David Renz, PhD, Director of the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, will facilitate a strategic planning forum to imagine the role of UAlbany’s new Institute of Nonprofit Leadership and Community Development.

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    STUDY ABROAD

    Madrid te Quiere - Madrid Wants you!

    Rockefeller College Political Science Professor José E. Cruz invites you to study abroad in Spain next summer. For the third straight year, Professor Cruz will lead an international learning opportunity that takes students to Madrid to study urban politics and migration.

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    Up-to-Date Crash Data from New York State Available Online

    The public now has direct access to New York State’s motor vehicle crash data, through a new online data system developed and implemented by Rockefeller College’s Institute for Traffic Safety Management and Research.

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    FIRST IN THE NATION

    UAlbany Launches New Major in Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity

    Students interested in gaining knowledge, skills, and experience to enhance the safety and security of the nation can now pursue a major degree of study in emergency preparedness, homeland security and cybersecurity.

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    ISIS Is Almost Certainly Behind Ataturk Airport Attack

    Dr. Brian Nussbaum spoke with a reporter about the June 28th attack in Istanbul's Ataturk Airport. Nussbaum, an assistant professor at Rockefeller, focuses on cybersecurity, terrorism, homeland security, risk and intelligence analysis, and infrastructure protection.

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