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Assistant Professor Gary Winslett has published Competitiveness and Death: Trade and Politics in Cars, Beef, and Drugs with the University of Michigan Press.

Assistant Professor Sebnem Gumuscu has published “Dominance and Democratic Backsliding under AKP Rule in Turkey” in the Routledge Handbook on Political Parties in the Middle East and North Africa.

Assistant Professor Sebnem Gumuscu has also published “Intra-Party Conflicts and Democratic Crises: Lessons from Islamist Parties” in the American Political Science Association Comparative Politics Newsletter.

Associate Professor Kemi Fuentes-George has won a Whiting Fellowship to support his sabbatical project “Decolonizing IR through Pan-African Political Theory.”

Associate Professor Sarah Stroup and her colleague George E. Mitchell have published their article “Domestic Constraints on the Global Impact of US Development Transnational NGOs” in Development in Practice.

Associate Professor Sarah Stroup has also published “Principles or Practices?” in Inside Higher Ed.

Associate Professor Jessica Teets has been selected to serve on the advisory board for the National Committee of US-China Relations.

Associate Professor Jessica Teets and her colleague Xiang Gao have published “Citizen Participation in China,” in The Oxford International Handbook of Public Administration for Social Policy: Promising Practices and Emerging Challenges.

Charles A. Dana Professor Erik Bleich has been selected as the Fulbright-Tocqueville Distinguished Chair to support his sabbatical project “The Media and the Marginalized: Representations of Racial Justice Movements in the US and France,” for which he has also received support from the French Institutes of Advanced Study and the Collegium de Lyon.

Charles A. Dana Professor Erik Bleich and Middlebury graduate Neha Sharma ’18.5 along with colleagues Thomas Keck and Claire Sigsworth have published “Diplomats in Robes? Judicial Career Paths and Free Speech Decision-Making at the European Court of Human Rights” in Law & Social Inquiry.

Charles A. Dana Professor Erik Bleich and Middlebury graduates James P. Callison ’17.5, Georgia Grace Edwards ’18, Mia Fichman ’19, Erin Hoynes ’19, Razan Jabari ’18, and colleague A. Maurits van der Veen have published “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: A Corpus Linguistics Analysis of US Newspaper Coverage of Latinx, 1996-2016” in Journalism.

Charles A. Dana Professor Erik Bleich and Middlebury graduate Sylvia Al-Mateen ’17 have published “Hate Speech and the European Court of Human Rights: Ideas and Judicial Decision-Making” in the Michigan State International Law Review.

Charles A. Dana Professor Erik Bleich and colleague A. Maurits van der Veen have also published “Atheism in US and UK Newspapers: Negativity about Non-Belief and Non-Believers” in Religions.

Russell J. Leng ’60 Professor Allison Stanger was selected as the Cary and Ann Maguire Chair in Ethics and American History at the Library of Congress and SAGE Sara Miller McCune Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University for the 2020–21 academic year.

Russell J. Leng ‘60 Professor Allison Stanger has published “Edward Snowden, Donald Trump and the Paradox of National Security Whistleblowing,” in National Security, Leaks and Freedom of the Press: The Pentagon Papers Fifty Years On.