||Cara Jones, assistant professor of political science
Invited (but didn’t go because of inclement weather) to present a paper, “Urbanization, New Wars and Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa,” at the International Studies Association meeting in Toronto, March 26–29.
Chaired a panel, “Ticket to ride: partisanship in local elections,” and served as discussant for “Where the Streets Have No Name: Public Service Provision and Accountability in Africa”, the annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, April 3–6. Two seniors, Holly Johnston and Stephanie Cabacoy, also presented posters there.
An article, “War and Peace in Africa: Using Film as a Teaching Tool,” published in the Newsletter of the African Politics Conference Group, vol. 10, no. 2.
An article, “The Ever-Changing CNDD-FDD and Prospects for the Future of Burundi: 2015 and Beyond,” published in the Newsletter of the Africa Research Institute.
An invited talk, “Burundi on the Brink,” the Conflict in Africa: Rwanda, Burundi & DRC Conference at the Defense Intelligence Agency, Washington, DC, April 10.
||Carey Usher, associate professor of sociology
Two entries, “Sociology of Medicine” and “Sociology in Medicine,” in the The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior and Society.