Given education’s importance to people around the world and the varied ways in which education and conflict intersect, there exists a strong case for deeper learning and research centered around these concepts. Elisabeth King investigates this issue and what it might hold for society. (Photo:
When we think about how to improve transit in New York, we need to answer the age-old question: “Who governs?” Professor Eric Goldwyn looks into this question and how we can improve the United States’s largest city’s infrastructure to make it ready for the future. (Photo: Karsten Moran for The New York Times)
Understanding the tragedy of the commons in the context of the climate change dialogue. Image courtesy of Dave Cutler (artist).
Investigating the pressures that both the government and the domestic cell phone industry have placed on the counterfeit (Shanzhai) cell phone industry in China. (Gabe Trumbo/MyPhones Unlimited)
Understanding whether the contagion of violence spreads from groups to individuals and between individuals through a careful analysis of the influences of teammates’ background and behavior on the cards received by a single player in soccer.
In an increasingly global world, understanding how human rights research is intricately linked to education could make the respect for human rights even more concrete.