Get to Know New Pardee School Dean Scott Taylor
The Pardee School sat down and spoke with Dean Scott Taylor to get a better sense of who he is, what motivates him and his work, as well as what his vision is for the future of the school.
Introducing Scott Taylor: New Dean of the Pardee School
Joining us from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, Dr. Scott Taylor is among the nation’s most respected scholars in African politics and political economy. We are thrilled to have him leading the Pardee School into a bright new era!
Gallagher Named Interim Dean of the Pardee School
On July 1, 2022, Professor Adil Najam, will step down after eight years as the Inaugural Dean of the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, and Professor Kevin Gallagher will assume the temporary charge of Dean Ad Interim until a new Dean is appointed, which is expected to be by September 2022.
Najam to Step Down as Pardee School Dean at End of Academic Year
Dean Najam will leave his leadership role at the conclusion of the 2021-2022 academic year, or as soon as a successor is identified. Following a sabbatical, he plans to return to the faculty of the Pardee School and to his scholarship in international development, climate change, and global public policy.
Najam Interviewed on Environmental Politics in Pakistan
Dean Adil Najam discussed the plan of Pakistan’s newly elected government to plant billions of trees to tackle the effects of climate change.
Najam Presents at BU Alumni Leadership Summit
The Alumni Leadership Summit featured thoughtful dialogue, engaging discussions, and impactful presentations by BU alumni and leadership.
Najam Speaks at MSF Scientific Days in London
Dean Adil Najam delivered the keynote address on “Climate Change, Environmental Health, and Humanitarian Aid.”
Najam in Eurasia Review on CPEC Transparency
Dean Adil Najam discusses the controversies associated with the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor including the lack of transparency.
Najam in NYT on the Nobel Success of Immigrants
Dean Adil Najam’s 2016 Op-Ed discussing how America’s Nobel success is the story of immigrants was referenced in a New York Times article.
Najam Publishes OpEd in The Hill on Trump’s Favorite Word
Dean Adil Najam’s Op-Ed examines Trump’s first speech before the United Nations General Assembly — and his frequent use of the word “sovereignty.”
Najam Interviewed on Trump’s First UN Speech
Dean Adil Najam discusses U.S. President Donald Trump’s first speech before the United Nations General Assembly.
Najam in Express Tribune on Renewable Energy in Pakistan
Dean Adil Najam discusses Pakistan’s Thar coal project as well as how the country can transition from coal to renewable sources of energy.
Dean Najam Meets With BU Alumni in New York
Dean Adil Najam spoke to Boston University alumni in New York City on the future of climate change.
Najam in BBC on Trump’s Supreme Court Nomination
Dean Adil Najam discusses how the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court will affect U.S. domestic politics.
Najam in Metro on Immigration Ban and Higher Ed
Dean Adil Najam discusses the effect that President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration will have on universities across the United States
Najam, Bacevich in Salon on Trump’s Afghanistan Strategy
Dean Adil Najam and Professor Emeritus Andrew Bacevich discuss President Donald Trump’s military strategy in the Middle East.
Najam, Yusuf Policy Forecasts Published by Jinnah Institute
Dean Adil Najam and Pardee Alumnus Dr. Moeed Yusuf had policy forecasts published by the Jinnah Institute.
Najam in NYT on Airline’s Superstitious Practice
Adil Najam offers criticism of an age-old superstitious practice used to ward off bad luck in Pakistan.
Najam Gives Lecture at SDPI on the Post-Truth Era
Dean Adil Najam delivered a lecture on the role of the media and academics in the “post-truth” era at the Sustainable Development Policy Institute
Najam in The News on Sunday on the Global Trend Toward Populism
Dean Adil Najam discusses the 2016 United States presidential elections as well as the global trend of electing populist leaders.