Tag: Freeman Spogli Institute

Study will probe the 'secondhand' effects of having guns in the home

by Beth Duff-Brown on August 14, 2019 2:51 pm
Stanford Health Policy’s DAVID STUDDERT – an expert on the public health epidemic of firearms violence – acknowledges that mass shootings are on the rise in the United States. “Experts now generally agree that mass shootings are becoming more common – and that a common thread is disaffected young men who have access to high-caliber,… Read more Study will probe the 'secondhand' effects of having guns in the home
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Paul Wise heads up global initiative to boost humanitarian health response to violent conflict

by Beth Duff-Brown on July 24, 2019 5:00 pm
The American Academy of Arts & Sciences recently appointed Stanford professor of pediatrics PAUL WISE and two other global health experts to lead a new initiative, Rethinking the Humanitarian Health Response to Violence Conflict, to develop new strategies to protect civilians, health care and cultural heritage in areas of extreme violence. The initiative will be… Read more Paul Wise heads up global initiative to boost humanitarian health response to violent conflict
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CISAC faculty and fellows recommend books, podcasts for summer 2019

by Katy Gabel Chui on June 13, 2019 3:17 pm
Looking for some summer reading? Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) faculty and fellows have a few suggestions. HYUN-BINN CHO, postdoctoral fellow at CISAC, recommends Active Defense: China’s Military Strategy Since 1949. PAUL EDWARDS, the William J. Perry Fellow in International Security and senior research scholar at CISAC and professor of information and history at… Read more CISAC faculty and fellows recommend books, podcasts for summer 2019
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Philippines investigative journalist and press freedom beacon Maria Ressa wins 2019 Shorenstein Journalism Award

by Noa Ronkin on May 29, 2019 2:37 pm
Stanford’s Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) has awarded journalist Maria Ressa the 2019 Shorenstein Journalism Award. Ressa, the co-founder, CEO and executive editor of the Philippine news platform Rappler, has been a journalist in Asia for more than 30 years and commended worldwide for her work in fighting disinformation and attempts to silence the… Read more Philippines investigative journalist and press freedom beacon Maria Ressa wins 2019 Shorenstein Journalism Award
Michael McFaul

Michael McFaul discusses Montana, his first trip abroad and the importance of empathy

by Alice Wenner on May 6, 2019 5:00 pm
MICHAEL MCFAUL director of the Freeman Spogli Institute, recently talked about growing up in Montana, his experience living in Russia and the values that he hopes to instill in his children, as part of the Office of Religious Life’s “What Matters to Me and Why” speaker series. The series is designed to spark conversation between… Read more Michael McFaul discusses Montana, his first trip abroad and the importance of empathy
Marcella Alsan

Marcella Alsan wins Arrow Award for research on Tuskegee Study

by Beth Duff-Brown on April 14, 2019 11:48 am
MARCELLA ALSAN, associate professor of medicine, is a co-recipient of this year’s Arrow Award from the International Health Economics Association (IHEA) for research that shows the health of African American men was adversely impacted by the Tuskegee syphilis study of the early 20th century. The award recognizes excellence in the field of health economics and is… Read more Marcella Alsan wins Arrow Award for research on Tuskegee Study
Anna Fifield

Anna Fifield of the Washington Post wins Shorenstein Journalism Award

by Noa Ronkin on October 13, 2018 10:56 am
The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (Shorenstein APARC) has awarded the Washington Post’s Beijing Bureau Chief Anna Fifield the Shorenstein Journalism Award. The award, given annually by APARC, is conferred on a journalist who has produced outstanding reporting on critical issues affecting Asia and has contributed to a greater understanding of the region. Fifield’s award recognizes… Read more Anna Fifield of the Washington Post wins Shorenstein Journalism Award
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FSI scholars join Kofi Annan Foundation commission on democracy in the digital age

by Krysten Crawford on October 11, 2018 2:17 pm
The Kofi Annan Foundation has tapped four Stanford scholars at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) to help advance one of its top priorities: to shed light on the rapidly changing role of technology in elections around the world and to recommend ways of ensuring that digital tools strengthen – not undercut – democracy. To… Read more FSI scholars join Kofi Annan Foundation commission on democracy in the digital age
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So much for summer reading

by CISAC Communications on August 30, 2018 2:50 pm
Faculty affiliated with the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) have apparently moved on from the usual summer reading of spy thrillers and detective mysteries. Instead, they offer some serious reading recommendations about subjects ranging from national security policies to the Vietnam War to post-Soviet Union reality. It’s no wonder: CISAC tackles critical security issues in the… Read more So much for summer reading
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Rosenkranz Prize-winner tackling malaria in pregnant women

by Beth Duff-Brown on July 17, 2018 4:30 pm
Malaria claims nearly half-a-million lives worldwide each year. Yet, we know little about the immunology of the disease that has plagued humanity for centuries. There were 216 million cases in 2016, according to the World Health Organization. Sub-Saharan Africa carries 80 percent of the global burden of the mosquito-borne infectious disease which devastates families, disrupts education… Read more Rosenkranz Prize-winner tackling malaria in pregnant women