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Donald Klein, Professor Emeritus of Asian Studies (1973-1996), passed away at the age of 88 last month. Read more about his career and achievements >

Jeff Berry, Skuse Professor of American Politics, and Jim Glaser, Professor and Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences, wrote an article for the Political Science Quarterly on "Compromising Positions: Why Republican Partisans Are More Rigid than Democrats." Read more >

Kelly Greenhill, Associate Professor and Director of the International Relations Program, co-authored a piece in Science Magazine describing how "the rise of fake news highlights the erosion of long-standing institutional bulwarks against misinformation in the internet age." Read more >

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