News Around Webster: Pollak, Kingston, Woolf, Cornell

Aug. 3, 2017

Recent professional news and achievements involving Webster University community members include:

Kingston Chapter on Statelessness

News Around Webster: Pollak, Kingston, Woolf, Cornell

Lindsey Kingston has contributed a chapter to the new book, "Understanding Statelessness," just published by Routledge.

A copy of the edited book will be available at Emerson Library this fall semester.

Kingston is director of the Webster University Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies and associate professor of International Human Rights in the Department of History, Politics, and International Relations, part of Webster University's College of Arts & Sciences.


Pollak on Representative Democracy


Webster Vienna campus director Johannes Pollak is co-editor of a recently published hardback book called "Representation."

This book is part of a series from the Library of Contemporary Essays in Governance and Political Theory. Subjects covered in this book include: European politics, political theory, public administration and management as well as public policy.

Among the themes covered in the book are the resurgence of populism and the perceived crisis in modern representative democracy.

 Read more about the book in this Webster Vienna post.

Cornell Presents at World Congress on Education


Thomas Cornell, associate professor and chair of the Language, Literacy, and Leadership department in the School of Education, presented on July 18 at the World Congress on Education in Dublin, Ireland.

His presentation was entitled, "How a Sociocultural Perspective and Geopolitical Context Affect Student Success in Educational Programs and the Implications for International Program Design."


Woolf Named SPSSI Fellow


Linda Woolf, professor of psychology and international human rights in the College of Arts & Sciences, has been named a fellow within the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI).

Woolf also recently published an an article in Psychology Today about President Trumps' recently tweeted ban on trasnsgender individuals in the military.

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