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Meredith Levenson ’10 is interested in a career in investment banking or investment management so her internship at Boston Private Bank and Trust Company, in Boston, was an ideal way to spend the summer. “I have been able to learn a great deal from the people I work with,” says Levenson. Her internship came about

For 19 HWS students, a summer Political Science course – The Political Economy of Development in Egypt – involved an extraordinary opportunity. After reading about the region and completing a paper, the group spent three weeks in Egypt studying with Assistant Professors of Political Science Vikash Yadav and Stacey Philbrick Yadav. The abroad experience included

From attending Congressional hearings to editing a speech for Attorney General Eric Holder, Julie Isaacson ’10 had a rich experience this summer as an intern in the Office of Communications of the Office of Justice Programs, part of the U.S. Department of Justice. As a sociology major with a focus on criminology, the Department of 

Associate Professor of Political Science Kevin Dunn was featured on TheoryTalks.org, described as “an interactive forum for discussion of debates in International Relations (IR) with an emphasis on the underlying theoretical issues.” The site interviews one specialist in the field for each talk and covers topics both theoretical and practical. In the article, Dunn discusses,

At HWS, students’ scholarly passions don’t end when they leave the classroom. In fact, they aren’t even limited to Geneva or the United States. Juniors Emma Kelly and Julie Isaacson have taken their passion for women’s studies to Mendoza, Argentina. While studying abroad this semester, Kelly and Isaacson presented the results of their independent study

      An article by Kevin Dunn, associate professor of political science, “Never Mind the Bollocks: the punk rock politics of global communication” was published in the special issue of the UK journal Review of International Studies. The issue focuses on “Culture and Politics of Global Communication.”       Dunn’s article looks at the global punk rock

Typically, the scholar is “invisible” in his or her work. She or he does research and asks questions about the field, its intricacies and nuances, but it’s rare that the scholar becomes the subject matter or at least pushes the envelope in the discipline. This is exactly what Assistant Professor of Political Science Kevin Dunn

Gregory Freeman ’02 has been accepted to the Monterey Institute of International Studies, an affiliate of Middlebury College, where he will be attending this fall. The Monterey Institute is widely recognized as one of the most academically prestigious international policy and language schools in the nation. Graduates of the Institute have been prominent leaders in