María Gracia Andía publishes a chapter in book on Same-Sex Marriage in Latin America


Universidad de San Andrés Professor of Law María Gracia Andía (PhD, Northeastern University) is an author in the new book edited by Professors Jason Pierceson (University of Illinois Springfield), Adriana Piatti-Crocker (University of Illinois Springfield) and Shawn Schulenberg (Marshall University), Same-Sex Marriage in Latin America: Promise and Resistance. Chapters explore the role of public opinion, political parties, courts […]

Guest Speakers on Urban Development


Neal Howard – Associate with the Beal Companies
Brian Coleman – Executive Director of Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center
March 28th
Room 315 Behrakis
This session of the Urban Economic Development class is open to all students to hear these guest speakers.

Steve Nathanson’s book, Terrorism and the Ethics of War

Terrorism the Ethics of War

LPP Professor Steve Nathanson’s book,  Terrorism and the Ethics of War (Cambridge Univ. Press) received the Best Book in Social Philosophy Award for 2010 from the North American Society for Social Philosophy. There will be a special session devoted to the book at the NASSP Conference in July.

Molly Perdue Makes the News

Molly Perdue

Ph.D. Candidate Molly Perdue was featured in a front-page Provincetown Banner article profiling how she and her family cared for her mother. Her dissertation is focused on family caregivers for someone with Alzheimer’s disease. She was also cited in an article on care for the elderly in the Cape Cod Times. Molly is the director of family […]

Joan Fitzgerald


LPP Professor Joan Fitzgerald received a travel grant from the German Marshall Fund of the United States to conduct research on climate change strategies in European cities. She will be at the University of Amsterdam for the month of May as part of a Fulbright Senior Scholar award.

Ph.D. Candidate Liana Pennington was recently awarded a National Science Foundation Dissertation Improvement Grant for her doctoral research. Titled “The Role of Parents and Parens Patriae: Developing Views of Legitimacy and Justice in Juvenile Delinquency Court,” Liana’s project examines how parents and other family members experience the juvenile justice process and discuss issues of law and justice within the family. Her dissertation chair is Amy Farrell, Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Liana’s research has also been funded by the Gardiner Howland Shaw Foundation and the Law & Public Policy Program.

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