In his most recent book, Hayrettin Yücesoy confronts a dominant historical narrative that depicts the political thought and practice of Muslims in a rigid religious framework.
Nancy Reynolds is documenting Egypt’s construction of the Aswan High Dam for her second book project.
The Social Policy Institute (SPI) at WashU provides a systems-level understanding of policy problems and promotes corresponding solutions.
In 2001, Heather Cameron was teaching in Berlin when she had a novel idea that has transformed lives and communities around the world: start a female boxing club.
Doctoral student Sayed Kashua’s novel “Let It Be Morning” was adapted into a film that garnered international acclaim.
Each fall, students in Beth Martin’s course on “International Climate Negotiations” learn about climate change while also gaining rare access to international climate policy negotiations.
Engineering professor Zhen (Jason) He’s lab has developed one system that recovers both, filtering wastewater while creating electricity.
Poverty was closely associated with higher rates of dementia among older adults in Afghanistan, according to a recently published study by Jean-Francois Trani, an associate professor at the Brown School.
In 2022, Nicola Aravecchia, assistant professor of classics and of art history & archaeology at Washington University, assumed the role of archaeological field director at the ancient site of Amheida in the Dakhla Oasis, one of the most remote of the oases in Egypt’s Western Desert.
Since the start of the global pandemic, researchers at WashU’s Social Policy Institute (SPI) have been hard at work to understand the socioeconomic impacts at home and abroad. Through a longitudinal, nationally representative survey, they have been tracking how Covid-19 is affecting households in Israel and the United States. For example, in Israel SPI investigated […]