Announcements

  • 22 Jan 2020

    Faculty News: The Global Affairs department would like to extend a warm welcome to Professors Mira Debs, Alex Debs, and Yogesh Joshi, who will be teaching 4 courses for GA this semester between the three of them.

    Prof. Mira Debs is Executive Director of Yale’s Education Studies program and a lecturer in the Department of Sociology. Her research and teaching focuses on the sociology of education including school desegregation, school choice, progressive public schools and the role of parents in school advocacy. Prof. Alexandre Debs is Associate Professor of Political Science at Yale University. His research and teaching focuses on the causes of war, nuclear proliferation, and applied game theory. Finally, Prof. Yogesh Joshi is a Research Fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore. His research interests lie at the intersection of theory, history, and policy in the field of international relations and strategic studies with an empirical focus on South Asia and the Indo-Pacific.

  • 22 Jan 2020

    Student News: The Global Affairs department is excited to welcome two new sophomore student ambassadors to our team – Bilge Arslan and Anastasiya Varenytsya! Bilge is also the Regional Coordinator of Asia at European Horizons, and is deeply involved with the Global China Connection and the Roosevelt Institute. In her free time, she learns Chinese, blogs about her travel experiences, and loves to dance ballroom with the Yale-NUS Ballroom Team. Meanwhile, Anastasiya is deeply passionate about international affairs, human rights, and social justice issues. She is also a barista with Yale-NUS Brewhouse, and may be found working at the Library front desk, dancing, or leading workshops for the Kingfishers for Consent.

  • 13 Jan 2020

    Faculty News: Prof. Anju Mary Paul’s book Multinational Maids received an honorable mention for the American Sociological Association’s 2019 Distinguished Scholarly Book Award. [Link to book embedded above]

  • 13 Jan 2020

    Faculty News:  Prof. Catherine Shea Sanger just published a book she co-edited with former HOS Prof. Nancy Gleason entitled Diversity and Inclusion in Global Higher Education: Lessons from Across Asia  (Palgrave Macmillan 2020). [The book is open access – link embedded above]

  • 13 Jan 2020

    Faculty News: Prof. Rohan Mukherjee just published a chapter on India-Pakistan Relations” in The Sage Handbook of Asian Foreign Policy, edited by Takashi Inoguchi and published in 2019 by SAGE Publications [Link to Handbook embedded]

  • 01 Nov 2019

    Faculty News: Prof. Rohan Mukherjee gave a talk on 25th October at the United Nations University in Tokyo, on the viability of the Indo-Pacific as a strategic concept, and of ‘the Quad’ (U.S., Japan, India, Australia) as an institution of major-power cooperation.

  • 29 Oct 2019

    Faculty News: Former ASEAN Deputy Secretary General Pushpanathan Sundram visited Foreign Policy and Diplomacy: Issues and Practice students on 24 October 2019 at the invitation of Dr. Navin Rajagobal. He shared an insider’s perspective on ASEAN’s history, processes, goals, achievements and limitations.

  • 18 Oct 2019

    Faculty News: Prof. Navin Rajagobal hosted Singapore’s High Commissioner to Fiji and Ambassador to the Pacific Islands H.E. Verghese Mathews in his Foreign Policy and Diplomacy: Issues and Practice module on 7 October 2019.

  • 18 Oct 2019

    Faculty News: Congratulations to Professor Rohan Mukherjee on the publication of his essay, titled “Climbing the Escalation Ladder: India and the Balakot Crisis”, in the Texas National Security Review! The Texas National Security Review is an inter-disciplinary, policy-relevant journal on national and international security affairs. Professor Mukherjee’s essay examines the strategic aftermath of a major terrorist attack in Kashmir and India’s retaliatory airstrikes in Pakistan earlier this year.

  • 09 Sep 2019

    Faculty News: Congratulations to Prof. Rohan Mukherjee who published a chapter, “Nuclear Ambiguity and International Status: India in the Eighteen-Nation Committee on Disarmament, 1962–1969,” in Manu Bhagavan (ed.), India and the Cold War (Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 2019).