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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: December 2016

  • West Virginia Statesman, Author Ken Hechler ’35 dies at 102

    December 12th, 2016 Swarthmore News and Information Washington Post: Ken Hechler, W.Va. congressman and author of ‘Bridge at Remagen,’ dies at 102 Ken Hechler, an urbane historian who carpetbagged his way into West Virginia’s gritty politics, where he battled destructive coal-industry practices, unsafe mining conditions and felonious county officials, died Dec. 10 at his home in…

  • Dr. Sa’ed Atshan takes up tenure track position in Swarthmore’s Peace and Conflict Studies program

    Dr. Sa’ed Atshan takes up tenure track position in Swarthmore’s Peace and Conflict Studies program

    We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Sa’ed Atshan’s visiting position in the Peace and Conflict Studies program has been converted into the program’s first full-time tenure-track position. In his first year-and-a-half at the College, Prof. Atshan has made a tremendous impact both in the program and at the College. His dynamic teaching has drawn students…