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Hello! I'm the president of a hybrid academic for-profit on Long Island that does public education, professional development, and consulting, focusing on international relations/country studies. My PhD was a quantitative and qualitative network analysis of international security cooperation, so interested in all of the above as well as data analysis and networks in particular.

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After freezing rain in Michigan, apples that hadn’t been picked got coated in ice. Many fell off the tree. Some had their insides turn to mush as apples have lower freezing points. The mush and skin fell, leaving these “ghost apples.”

📷: Andrew Sietsema


Political network analysis 

US Senators trigger the Magnitsky Act following Khashoggi's disappearance. It requires Trump to determine if a foreign person is responsible for human rights violations

Save the date: Places in the News: El Salvador at Northport Library, October 26 at 7 p.m.

Final call to save the world from 'climate catastrophe'
(Going to need to put those Nobel prizes in economics into practice)

Economists win Nobel for work on climate and economy
Specifically, for work modeling sustainable growth

Nobel Peace Prize for anti-rape activists Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege
Huge recognition, both for awareness of the crime and for the Yazidi community

Russia's GRU 'targeted chemical weapons watchdog OPCW'
Wow: the press conference went into detail about how they were caught

India under fire as it deports Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar
India's foreign policy (like its domestic policy) is increasingly anti-minority

South China Sea: Chinese ship forces US destroyer off course
Trade war combined with sovereignty/border dispute

Political Economy Lit Crowdsourcing Query 

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