Josef Korbel School faculty and students alike are at the forefront of research on a range of twenty-first century global issues.
War as the Key to Unlocking Mass Murder: The Rwanda Genocide Revisited
"War as the Key to Unlocking Mass Murder: The Rwanda Genocide Revisited" by Professor Arthur N. Gilbert and Kristina Hook will be published in the Winter 2013 issue of Air and Space Power Journal" African and Francophonie. The article will be published in both English and French.
This is the first of several articles the authors are preparing on genocide in Africa.
Student Article Published in the 2013 JPIA
Alex Penwill, a 2014 International Organization Administration MA candidate at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, recently published an article in the 2013 Journal of Public and International Affairs titled "H-2A Guestworker Visa Program:: Facilitator of Exploitation and Labor Trafficking in the U.S. Ranching Industry." Penwill's studies focus on Latin America, technology and sustainable development, and market-based social enterprises. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Global Justice, Kant and the Responsibility to Protect: A Provisional Duty
Visiting Associate Professor Heather Roff Perkins' book titled Global Justice, Kant and the Responsibility to Protect: A Provisional Duty was recently published.
NAVCO 2.0 Released
The University of Denver's Josef Korbel School of International Studies today announced the release of Nonviolent and Violent Campaigns and Outcomes (NAVCO) 2.0 dataset for download. The NAVCO project is an attempt to provide researchers with data to understand the causes, dynamics, and outcomes of nonviolent mass campaigns. The project is the first of its kind to systematically explore the sequencing of tactics and their effects on the strategic outcomes of the campaigns, with the 2.0 dataset containing annual data on 250 nonviolent and violent mass movements for regime change, anti-occupation, and secession from 1945 to 2006.
Integrating Diplomacy and Social Media
Over the past decade, social media has become a key form of communications around the globe. This was particularly seen during the Arab Spring of 2010, where protestors used social media to organize. In response to this shift in communications, last summer the Aspen Institute and the Josef Korbel School of International Studies partnered to convene the Dialogue on Diplomacy and Technology. Participants, including Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, answered the question "how can the diplomatic realm better utilize new communications technologies?"