Pardee School Faculty Discuss China’s Global Impact During “Research on Tap” Event
This “Research on Tap” convened BU faculty and researchers from across schools and disciplines. Through a series of individual presentations on a wide range of topics, the suite of experts expanded BU’s reservoir of knowledge on China and helped inform research and teaching on China at global and local dimensions.
Hare Coedits Handbook of Diplomatic Reform and Innovation; Pardee Colleagues Contribute Chapters
Diplomacy is now a neglected global issue; this text seeks to not only identify current problems diplomacy is facing but also identify some practical options for reform and innovation.
Pardee Center Kicks Off Spring 2023 Global Health Politics Workshop
In presenting her findings from research on barriers to treating high viral load (HVL) HIV/AIDS cases in Malawi, Dr. Ann Swidler outlines her experiences in Malawi and called on global health infrastructure to tailor their global policies more specifically to individual countries.
Storella and Holmes Argue for Stronger U.S.-Zambia Ties to Improve Governance and Health
Storella and Homes urge the Biden administration to challenge China to reinforce links between governance and health in Africa and conclude, “The Biden administration is wisely leaning into areas of shared values, priorities, and aspirations with Zambia’s Hichilema administration…to amplify the impact of investments to improve the lives of people in African countries.”
Pardee Center Concludes Fall 2022 Global Health Politics Workshop Series
The monthly GHPW series brought together leading social scientists from the disciplines of anthropology, political science, and sociology, along with practitioners in Boston and around the world, to advance understanding of health phenomena in a globally interconnected world.
GDP Center Hosts Premier Fall 2022 Human Capital Initiative Seminar
In discussing his research on COVID-19 misinformation in South Africa, Dr. Kevin Croke explains that while participants were able to improve their fact-checking skills, few were interested in independently fact-checking new sources.
Storella & Nichols (MAIA ’23) Publish Op-Ed on U.S.-China Support of African Public Health
“Tensions between the world’s two largest powers will persist. But collaborative health projects in Africa could build bridges, advance shared goals and strengthen African countries’ health systems.”
International Affairs and Public Health Experts Explore Efficacy of Vaccine Diplomacy
Pardee School professors Kevin Gallagher and Mark Storella were joined by Nahid Bhadelia, founding director of BU’s CEID and Associate Director at BU’s NEIDL, to discuss the efficacy of vaccine diplomacy throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Menchik Discusses Global Vaccine Equity & Need for Increased COVID Vaccine Production
In an interview with Tavis Smiley, Professor Menchik discusses why he resigned from the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine trials and his efforts to mobilize fellow trail participants to pressure Moderna to share the protection provided by their vaccine globally.
Menchik Interviewed on Moderna Vaccine Trial & Effort to Make mRNA More Accessible
“We have to treat this pandemic as a global crisis, as a global public health emergency. And that means that Moderna needs to think about not just selling vaccines to rich countries…but seriously scaling up the technology so that the world can be vaccinated and boosted.”
Gallagher Appointed Co-Chair of T20 Indonesia Task Force
As a co-chair of the Task Force, Gallagher will be in charge of the process of calling for policy briefs and organizing various internal as well as external events that ensure the alignment of the T20 and G20 agenda.
Storella Publishes Op-Ed on Diplomats’ Role in Global Health Crises
Drawing on experience fighting Ebola, Storella and Hawkins discuss the role American diplomats play on the frontlines in heading off dangerous pandemics.
BtH: Global Health, Global Politics and Global Security
The Beyond the Headlines series continued with a conversation on the interconnectedness of global health, global politics and global security.
Najam Speaks at CUGH on Politics of Polio
Dean Adil Najam speaks on the politics of polio in Pakistan, at the 6th annual conference of the Consortium of Univeristies for Global Health (CUGH).