Distinguished Faculty Research Lecture

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It has been nearly a year since the passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act put Indiana in the national spotlight and the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in its landmark case on same-sex marriage. The reactions to RFRA and the Supreme Court ruling reflect a turnaround in American public opinion that is “one of the […]

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The fallout from the financial crisis that began in 2007 is still being sorted out in the United States. In Europe it is not yet clear whether the crisis is over. The impact of the recent financial crisis on the health of banking systems in the United States and Europe, and how the crisis led […]

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When Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf — the first woman to be elected president in modern Africa — shared the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, the Nobel committee’s citation for the prize noted, “We cannot achieve democracy and lasting peace in the world unless women obtain the same opportunities as men to influence developments at all […]