Tag: Summer Fellows

Graduate Summer Fellows Present Research Progress at Midpoint of Program

The 2018 Graduate Summer Fellows have reached the midpoint of the program at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future. Over the course of two days this week, the ten Fellows gave presentations on their research progress and received feedback from their peers, as well as from Pardee Center staff and affiliated researchers. The Fellows will now spend […]

Prof. Muhammad Zaman Discusses New Book on Counterfeit Drugs at Pardee Center Seminar

On Wednesday, June 20, the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted a seminar with Muhammad H. Zaman, a Professor of Biomedical Engineering and a Pardee Center Faculty Associate, where he discussed his recent book, Bitter Pills: The Global War on Counterfeit Drugs.  The book, published by Oxford University Press in […]

Pardee Center Hosts Summer Fellows Alumni Reception

On Tuesday, June 12, the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted a networking reception for current and former participants in its Graduate Summer Fellows Program. The reception was attended by about 25 people, including current Fellows, alumni, Pardee Center affiliated researchers, and staff. On Wednesday, June 13, the Summer Fellows had […]

Graduate Summer Fellows Meet with Center Director Anthony Janetos

On June 6, the Graduate Summer Fellows had their first faculty lunch discussion of the program, meeting with Pardee Center Director Anthony Janetos, a Professor in the Department of Earth & Environment. Prof. Janetos explained some of his recent work on the scientific assessment process, food security, and the BU Climate Action Plan. He also gave an overview of his career […]

Graduate Summer Fellows Arrive at the Pardee Center

On May 29, the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future welcomed the 2018 Graduate Summer Fellows to begin their 10 weeks in residence developing research papers for consideration in the Pardee Center’s publication series. Over the course of the program, the Summer Fellows will participate in special programs designed to advance interdisciplinary research and learning, […]

Former Summer Fellow Florian Bodamer Wins Pardee School’s Eilts Award for Best Graduate Thesis

Florian Bodamer, a 2017 Graduate Summer Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, was recently awarded the Eilts Award for best graduate thesis at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies. Bodamer, who recently completed a MA in International Affairs, won the award for his thesis titled Power, Plenty, Prestige, and Interest Groups: […]

Former Graduate Summer Fellow Publishes Editorial on Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Philip Rotz, a PhD candidate in the Boston University History Department and a 2016 Graduate Summer Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently authored an editorial exploring the transmission of viruses — such as chikungunya, dengue, yellow fever, and Zika — transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito in urban coastal areas of South Africa. […]

Pardee Center Announces 2018 Graduate Summer Fellows

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future is pleased to announce its 2018 Graduate Summer Fellows. These 10 outstanding Boston University graduate students represent six different BU schools/colleges: Arts & Sciences, Social Work, the Pardee School, and for the first time in the program’s history, Metropolitan, Communication, and Sargent. Starting May 29th, the Graduate Summer Fellows will spend 10 […]

Former Research Fellow Moeed Yusuf Publishes Book on Nuclear Crisis Management

Moeed Yusuf, a former Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently authored a new book on nuclear crisis management in South Asia. The book, titled Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments: U.S. Crisis Management in South Asia (Stanford University Press), proposes an original theory of brokered bargaining to better understand […]