A conversation with Michael Horowitz
In the latest episode of Penn Today’s ‘Office Hours’ podcast series, a chat with Michael Horowitz, professor of political science and associate director of Perry World House.
The role of UN ambassador, explained
Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, distinguished global leader-in-residence at Perry World House, describes the workings of the U.S. ambassador to the U.N.—and whether it matters that it’s no longer of cabinet status.
The untold stories of the National Security Council
John Gans, director of communications and research at Perry World House, discusses his new book that captures the stories and inner workings of National Security Council staff.
‘What can be done today?’
Senior Aminata Sy founded a program for Philly kids and will soon head to Congress to begin her Rangel Graduate Fellowship.
Tackling climate change on all levels
At the Perry World House Global Shifts Colloquium, experts from around the world discussed what governments, and individuals, can do to avoid the ultimate catastrophe.
In Ethiopia, new perspectives on the challenges of development
PIK Professor Ezekiel Emanuel and Assistant Professor Heather Schofield led a group of Wharton students on a four-day trip to Ethiopia, for a close-up look at the African nation’s health, agricultural, business, and political sectors.
Making a movement from #MeToo
At Perry World House Monday, activists from around the world talked about how they’re working to make sure the stories of women and girls are told—and heard.
'Advocate for the hearing of the truth'
Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, a Global Order Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Perry World House and a former deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of Energy, encouraged scientists to tell policymakers what they know about climate change, to help shape regulations and policy decisions.
Unpacking Philadelphia’s response to shifting immigration policies
At Perry World House, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney sat down with former City Solicitor Sozi Tulante, a PWH Visiting Fellow, to discuss the administration’s role in significant immigration-policy decisions.
Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein named Perry World House Distinguished Global Leader-in-Residence
In addition to his residency at PWH, Penn’s global policy research institute, Al Hussein will also co-teach a class at the Penn Law School during the spring semester.
In the News
A New U.S. Policy Makes It (Somewhat) Easier to Export Drones
Michael Horowitz of the School of Arts and Sciences and Perry World House and Joshua Schwartz, a doctoral candidate in Arts and Sciences, analyzed the administration’s policy changes around drone exports.
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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Strives to Be a Reassuring Voice to Allies in a Chaotic Time
Perry World House fellow Derek Chollet and the School of Arts and Sciences’ Mitchell Orenstein weighed in on Mattis’ impact on U.S. military alliances.
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