News Around Webster: Alakoc on terrorism, Anderson's 'Abolitionizing Missouri,' Hipsher on higher education

Apr. 23, 2018

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

Alakoc Receives Grant, Paper in Political Science Journal

News Around Webster: Alakoc on terrorism, Anderson's 'Abolitionizing Missouri,' Hipsher on higher education
Pinar Alakoc received the Deborah Gerner Grant for Professional Development at the ISA conference in San Francisco.

Pinar Alakoc, assistant professor of international relations in the Department of History, Politics, and International Relations, in the College of Arts & Sciences, received a professional development grant at the International Studies Association conference in San Francisco last month.

Separately, her paper, “Terror in the Classroom: Teaching Terrorism without Terrorizing,” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Political Science Education.

 

 

Anderson's 'Abolitionizing Missouri' Reviewed

Abolitionizing Missouri

Kristen Anderson's book, "Abolitionizing Missouri: German Immigrants and Racial Ideology in Nineteenth-Century America," was reviewed in the American Historical Review.

Anderson begins by exploring German immigrants’ attitudes concerning slavery in the period between 1848, the year in which revolutions at home brought many German “Forty-Eighters” to the U.S., and 1854, the year of the Kansas-Nebraska Act. 

Anderson is associate professor, Department of History, Politics, and International Relations, in the College of Arts & Sciences.

Read the review here.

Hipsher Chapter on Internationalizing Higher Education

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 Hipsher

Webster Thailand lecturer Scott Hipsher contributed a chapter to the book, "Higher Education, Leadership, Management and Marketing.

"Higher Education, Leadership, Management and Marketing" book examines a number of topics such as successful marketing strategies, university leadership, gender social norms and the differences between online and face-to-face learning.

With a particular emphasis on universities in Southeast Asia, Hipsher’s chapter provides an overview of the internationalization of higher education. It also delves into some of the strategies for attracting foreign students to developing country universities.

Read more about it at Webster University Thailand.

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