12/01/2015
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Stephen Saideman: NATO in Afghanistan – Fighting Together, Fighting Alone

Stephen M. Saideman is the Paterson Chair in International Affairs at Carleton University. His research interests focus on the causes and consequences of intervention into intra-state conflicts. His current work focuses on Canadian and NATO’s efforts in Afghanistan and also … Continue reading

21/11/2014
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Sören Scholvin: The Geopolitics of Regional Power – Geography, Economics and Politics in Southern Africa

Sören Scholvin is a research fellow at the Institute of Economic and Cultural Geography at the University of Hanover, Germany. He is also an associated researcher at the German Institute of Global and Area Studies. His research is focussed on … Continue reading

21/10/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Paula Sabloff: Does Everyone Want Democracy? Insights from Mongolia

Paula L.W. Sabloff, Professor at the Santa Fe Institute, holds a B.A. from Vassar and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Brandeis University, with a year at the University of Pennsylvania in-between. A political anthropologist, her master’s and doctorate were conducted … Continue reading

02/07/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Cyndy Scheibe: The Teacher’s Guide to Media Literacy – Critical Thinking in a Multimedia World

Cyndy Scheibe (PhD, ’87, Cornell University) is Professor of Psychology at Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY, USA, where she teaches courses in developmental psychology and media literacy, and directs the Center for Research on the Effects of Television. She is … Continue reading

02/05/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Steven Sloman: Causal Models: How People Think about the World and Its Alternatives

Steven A. Sloman is Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences at Brown University.  He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University in cognitive psychology and did his postdoctoral work at the University of Michigan. He is a fellow of the … Continue reading

18/03/2013
by Leonhardt van Efferink
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Allen Scott: A World in Emergence – Cities and Regions in the 21st Century

Allen J Scott is distinguished research professor in the Department of Geography and the Department of Policy Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. He was awarded the Vautrin Lud Prize in 2003 and the Anders Retzius Gold Medal … Continue reading