“We need to talk about resource distribution, equality, and violence,” argues Charla M. Burnett, a doctoral candidate in the McCormack Graduate School’s Global Governance and Human Security PhD program.
Over the past eight months, the McCormack Graduate School has sponsored several political debates for statewide elections.
A new independent report from UMass Boston’s Sustainable Solutions Lab, sponsored by the Green Ribbon Commission with support from the Barr Foundation, finds that for Boston to be ready for climate change, governance structures have to be upgraded.
Charla M. Burnett, a PhD candidate in Global Governance and Human Security partners with Mapbox and Code for Boston to develop a data mapping application for immigrant service providers.
Benjamin Thomsen, an international relations major from Mansfield, has received a Boren Scholarship, and Kate Butterworth, a first-year student in the McCormack Graduate School’s Global Governance and Human Security PhD Program, has received a Boren Fellowship.
The research assistantship work at Ohio University led Asaka on a search for PhD programs with a human security focus and thus to UMass Boston’s program where, he said, “I got more than I asked for, because governance is critical to ensuring human security.”
The injustices that Beth Myers both witnessed and experienced in the family court system and her subsequent desire to influence meaningful change led her to pursue a Master’s degree in Conflict Resolution at UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School.
As the City of Boston advances solutions to protect neighborhoods from climate change-induced flooding, a new independent report released today by the Sustainable Solutions Lab at UMass Boston advises against pursuing a harbor barrier in coming decades as part of larger resilience efforts.
New Human Rights Website Showcases Academic Opportunities at UMass Boston, Research and Publications
Visit www.umb.edu/humanrights to learn about the many academic programs, research projects, and resources related to human rights at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
Addressing the underlying causes of conflict with the same intentionality and effort as dealing with its effects was a common theme between the two speakers of the 2018 Sylvia and Benjamin Slomoff Lectureship in Conflict Resolution.