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Posted on August 2nd, 2021 in Faculty, Research by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Demirel-Pegg and Dr. Aaron Dusso’s work titled “Partisanship versus Democracy: Voting in Turkey’s Competitive Authoritarian Election,” was recently published in the journal Political Studies Review. Abstract Do voters care about anti-democratic behavior by their leaders? While political pundits and academics often hope that they do, there has been little research that tests the effects …

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Posted on June 13th, 2021 in Faculty, Featured by Aaron Dusso

by Scott Pegg In 2017, I travelled to the unrecognized Republic of Somaliland as an international election observer for their presidential elections. In May 2021, I again had the chance to return to Somaliland as an international election observer for their parliamentary and local council elections held on May 31, 2021. This time, I was …

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Posted on May 13th, 2021 in Faculty, Teaching by Aaron Dusso

Professor Tijen Demirel-Pegg’s POLS-Y371 Human Rights class hosted Brian Adeba, a South Sudanese journalist and researcher, as a guest lecturer on April 19, 2021. Brian is the Deputy Director of Policy at The Sentry, an organization that investigates corruption and human rights violations in Africa. The Sentry was co-founded by George Clooney (yes, that George …

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Posted on April 19th, 2021 in Faculty, Teaching by Aaron Dusso

Gary Foxcroft, the Founder and Executive Director of the Witchcraft and Human Rights Information Network, joined Professor Tijen Demirel-Pegg’s POLS-Y371 Human Rights class via Zoom on April 14, 2021. Gary Foxcroft is one of the leading human rights advocates who has brought much deserved awareness to the issue of false witchcraft accusations as a human …

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Bill Blomquist
Posted on April 1st, 2021 in Faculty by Aaron Dusso

Prof. Bill Blomquist will be the IUPUI “TRIP Scholar of the Month” for April. Featured Scholar: Featured Translational Scholars: Translational Scholars: Translating Research into Practice: IUPUI IUPUI’s Center for Translating Research into Practice (TRIP) promotes, supports, and recognizes the work done by IUPUI faculty to try to apply their scholarly interests and research toward community …

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Posted on March 26th, 2021 in Faculty, Teaching by Aaron Dusso

I show documentary films in most of my classes. One of my favorites is “On Our Watch,” a PBS Frontline documentary on the genocide in Darfur, Sudan which I use in POLS Y219 Introduction to International Relations. That documentary speaks to several different theories of International Relations covered in the class, as well as the …

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Posted on March 4th, 2021 in Faculty by Aaron Dusso

You can’t repeal regret’: targeting men for mobilisation in Ireland’s abortion debate Abstract This study explores how social movement organisations involved in the abortion debate in the Republic of Ireland attempted to appeal to men in their campaign messages before the 2018 referendum on the Eighth Amendment concerning abortion. We scrape social movement organisations’ Twitter …

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Bill Blomquist
Posted on February 23rd, 2021 in Faculty by Aaron Dusso

2021 Indiana General Assembly features several bills that would preempt local government decision making by Dr. Bill Blomquist Although the need to pass a state government budget and issues involving CoVid-19 response are rightly expected to dominate the current session of the Indiana General Assembly, another and perhaps surprising flurry of legislative activity has involved …

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