Five Questions With Michael Mascarenhas

Poverty and humanitarian aid are at the center of this week’s Q&A with a Framing the Global Fellow. Michael Mascarenhas is an associate professor in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute‘s┬áDepartment of Science…

The Olympics In Research

So, I’ll admit it, I’m a huge sucker for the Olympic Games. Winter or summer, it doesn’t matter. Suddenly I find myself watching diving and half-pipe; marathon and curling (those…

Considering Development

People in the development field have attempted to diffuse a number of different technologies in order to aid, midwife, or spark the development of a broad spectrum of places. From…

Five Questions With Anne Griffiths

On its surface, land seems to be an obvious thing. It has substance. You can feel it, touch it, taste it. In this week’s conversation with a Framing the Global…

Five Questions With Stephanie DeBoer

This week we pick up our semi-regular series of conversations with Framing the Global Fellows by exploring the concept of “location”. Stephanie DeBoer is an assistant professor in Indiana University’s…

Global News Stories In 2013

2013 is quickly coming to an end and people all over the world are preparing to mark the birth of a new year. As December comes to a close everyone’s…

2013 Review Of [Some] Global Research

As 2013 draws to a close, we thought it would be a good time to examine some of the academic writing published in the last year that explores global phenomena….

Indigenous Peoples and the WTO

The World Trade Organization, WTO, met in Bali last week, coming to a deal that TIME says will “make exchanges easier, faster and cheaper by smoothing customs procedures and reducing…

Five Questions With Katerina Teaiwa

This week in our conversation with a Framing the Global Fellow, we take up the concept of “framing” itself. Katerina Teaiwa is Pacific Studies Co-Convener and President of the Australian…