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In Memoriam: Robert A. Jones ’59

January 9, 2024 - Robert A. Jones, 86, a former trustee and longtime Middlebury supporter who cofounded what is now known as the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs, died in Highland Park, Illinois, on November 10, 2023. Jones was a member of the Middlebury College Class of 1959. Read more.


Rohatyn Global Fellows published in Release Peace Magazine.

Abshir Adam ‘24, a Neuroscience major and Political Science minor, Ronan Corley ‘25.5, with a double major in Economics and French and Simon Leiderman ‘26.5, an International and Global Studies (Global Security focus) major, have recently had their articles published in Release Peace magazine.

Click here for more information and a link to their full articles.


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“Race Empire and Policing in Paris” with Amit Prakash

January 2024 - Season 2 Ep. 4 -  n this episode, host Mark Williams sits down with historian Amit Prakash to discuss how French colonial history is influencing today’s law enforcement practices in France. 

New Frontiers podcast can be found on major streaming platforms as well as our webpage.


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“After the Insurrection: Assessing American Democracy” with Bert Johnson

November 2023 - Season 2 Ep. 3- New Frontiers -In this episode, political scientist Bert Johnson sits down with host, Mark Williams, and reflects on the state of American democracy, the dangers it faces, and some of the ways Americans might preserve their democratic political system. 

New Frontiers podcast can be found on major streaming platforms as well as our webpage.


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“INT’L NGOs: What you need to know” with Sarah Stroup

SEPTEMBER 2023- Season 2 Ep. 2 is now available through most podcast apps including Amazon Music and Audible, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Podcast Addict, RadioPublic and Google Podcasts.

For more information, check here: New Frontiers webpage.


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Policing in France.

Amit Prakash published in The Nation magazine

JULY 2023 - Middlebury Visiting Assistant Professor of International and Global Studies and Director of the Rohatyn Global Fellows Program, Amit Prakash, has recently been published in The Nation magazine. His article provides historical perspective on the police killing of Nahel Merzouk in Nanterre and the subsequent protests and riots around Paris and other parts of France. The link to the article can be found here.

Amit Prakash has also published his book Empire on the Seine: The Policing of North Africans in Paris, 1925-1975 (Oxford University Press, 2022) and is the podcast producer and host of “No Politics at the Dinner Table!”


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“ISRAEL IN CRISIS” with Tamar Mayer

JUNE 2023- Season 2 Ep. 1 is now available through most podcast apps including Amazon Music and Audible, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, RadioPublic and Google Podcasts.

For more information, check here: New Frontiers webpage


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25-Year Club

RCGA Associate Director, Charlotte Tate, was recently pinned at a celebration for the 25-Year Club at Middlebury College.  Congratulations to the College for having such a wonderful staff member.


 

Group of Rohatyn Global Scholars students

The second cohort of Rohatyn Global Scholars graduated from the program on May 12th, 2023.


 

“Two alums from Wellington Management kick off Global Sustainability Speaker Series.”

November 17, 2022 I The Middlebury Campus



Middlebury welcomed two alums, Sandhya Subramanian Douglas ’93 and Soyibou Sylla ’20, back to campus on Nov. 14 to give a talk on “Applying Sustainability and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Factors in the Capital Markets.” This was the first installment of the Global Sustainability Alums Speaker Series co-sponsored by Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest, Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs,… read more here.


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“Why We Need Environmental Justice” with Kemi Fuentes George

Feb 2023- Episode 8 is now available through most podcast apps including Amazon Music and Audible, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Podcast Addict, RadioPublic and Google Podcasts.

For more information, check here: New Frontiers webpage


December 8, 2022  I  The Middlebury Campus

“Rohatyn Global Fellows program allows students to investigate the international implications of their studies”



This fall, the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs (RCGA) launched the Rohatyn Global Fellows (RGF) program, an initiative providing sophomores, juniors and seniors the opportunity to delve deeper into the international implications of their chosen majors. 



The new RGF program expands upon the Rohatyn Global Scholars (RGS) program — established last year by Professor of International and Global Studies Nadia Horning and Professor of Political Science and Rohatyn Center Director Mark Williams Read more….


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James Morone ‘75 Visit

Oct 2022- James Morone ‘75 is back at Middlebury College with a dynamic presentation “Republic of Wrath: How American Politics Turned Tribal.” More than 300 students, faculty, alumni and community members attended via the zoom webinar and over 75 attended in the Robert A. Jones ‘59 Conference Room. Organized and sponsored by the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs program on Global Trends in Autocracy and Democracy supported by the Cangiano Family Fund. Click here for a link to the Middlebury Campus newspaper article.


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New Program- Rohatyn Global Fellows

Sept 2022-The Rohatyn Global Fellows program provides students a unique opportunity to enhance their academic experience, explore career options, and connect with faculty, visiting experts, alumni and fellow students around complex global issues. Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors, this year-long program brings students from diverse disciplines together to examine, discuss, and enhance their understanding of world events through formal affiliation with RCGA’s six thematic programs. This fall, sixteen students were chosen to participate in this program.

Click here for more information.

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