All posts by Andrea Schneider

AALS Best Section Award

Hi all–you have likely heard that the AALS awarded the DR section its best section of the year award last week. But, we now have photographic proof!    It is wonderful that the AALS has recognized us and our field.  Wishing us all the best for the new semester and the new year!

The President’s Negotiation Skills…

In advance of the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, colleague Marty Latz published this column in Politico this week:  Why Trump’s Aggressive Tactics Make Him a Less Effective Negotiator.  Marty argues, after studying his entire career, that while Trump touts his negotiation skills and thinks that this meeting with Putin will be his easiest, he … Continue reading The President’s Negotiation Skills…

DR Faculty Seminar in Israel–Identity & Education

We’ve been back for a few days from Israel and today I woke up thinking about how the next generation of kids in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict could ever be reconciled.  We heard repeatedly how this conflict is identity based and how children on each side no longer have any exposure to the “other.” Observers of … Continue reading DR Faculty Seminar in Israel–Identity & Education