Around Webster: Belo, Mucyo-Tobin, Stiles

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

Belo Paper on Ukraine's 'Forever War'

BeloAssistant Professor of International Relations Dani Belo co-authored the policy paper, "Ukraine’s Forever War: Assessing the Domestic and International Barriers to Lasting Peace." The paper, co-authored with David Carment, appears in Peace Diplomacy and can be accessed here.

"Designed for audiences both domestic and beyond the region, Ukraine has devised a strategy intended to direct attention towards Russian intransigence and away from Kyiv’s chronic ineffectiveness," they write. "Such attention ensures that the US remains concentrated on punishing Russia, in addition to mobilizing allies and supporting Ukraine’s weak leadership."

Muyco-Tobin Named Editor-in-Chief of Gazelle

School of Communications adjunct faculty member Trish Muyco-Tobin has been named the editor-in-chief of Gazelle Magazine.

She previously assumed the role of community editor after more than 25 years as reporter and producer in print and broadcast journalism, topics she teaches at Webster.

Read a St. Louis Post-Dispatch item on her appointment.

Stiles Co-Authors Statement on Psychologist Assistance for Refugees from Afghanistan

StilesSchool of Education professor Debbie Stiles co-authored  an advocacy statement, "Advocating for and Assisting Refugees from Afghanistan: Suggestions for Psychologists." The piece with her co-chair Jessica Walsh appears on the website of Division 52 International Psychology of the American Psychological Association and in the December 2021 issue of the Bulletin of the Global Network of Psychologists for Human Rights.

At Webster, Stiles is a professor of Applied Educational Psychology and School Psychology and a fellow in the Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies. She also serves on the Steering Committee of the Refugee Mental Health Resource Network, an international organization. Walsh is a clinical psychologist based in Palo Alto, California.

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