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group photo of Robert Darnton, Caroline Winterer, Robert Townsend
May 9 2014 | HNN
For generations, the training of history PhD candidates has remained relatively static. Graduate students are expected to research and publish book-length dissertations with the ultimate goal of obtaining a tenure-track position at a four-year college or university. But in practice, PhDs are...
Londa Schiebinger lecturing
Apr 24 2014 | Stanford Report
American Academy of Arts and Sciences elects 11 Stanford professors to 2014 class The academy is one of the country's oldest and most prestigious honorary learned societies, and a leading center for independent policy research. Eleven Stanford professors recently have been elected as members of the...
Photos of cows
Apr 3 2014 | TAKE TWO
History Professor Mikael Wolfe discusses Mexico's groundwater depletion and its relationship to migration in the article "Mexican state of Guanajuato suffering poor water quality, erosion issues" by Molly Peterson (Take Two, December 19th, 2013).
A Ukrainian flag partially obscures a monument to KGB officers in Kiev, Ukraine.
Feb 28 2014 | Stanford Report
A Stanford historian argues that the Ukrainian crisis reflects a deep desire among many people in that country for a more democratic, pro-Western government and economy. But the future is unclear. BY CLIFTON B. PARKER
Putin and Talgat
Feb 24 2014 | Foreign Affairs
In his latest article, Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies Director Robert Crews discusses the co-optation of Muslims in Putin's Russia. Read "Moscow and the Mosque," recently published by Foreign Affairs. Click here to view the full article.