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Food Insecurity is a Serious Challenge Facing Humankind

Professor Rachel Schurman received a 5-year NSF Geography and Spatial Sciences grant. This research project will investigate dietary diversity as an indicator of household food security. The findings of this multi-university collaboration will shed new light on the efficacy of such programs on poverty reduction, hunger mitigation, and human security, all of which will benefit the United States as it interacts with governments and other organizations in Africa and elsewhere.
Representing Mass Violence

Representing Mass Violence

Professor Joachim J. Savelsberg analyzed thousands of media outlets to show the dramatic differences in mass violence around the world and across social fields. His new book, Representing Mass Violence: Conflicting Responses to Human Rights Violations in Darfur, contributes to our understanding of how the world acknowledges and responds to violence in the Global South.

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