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Moon Duchin at Tufts
January 29, 2018 Large Image
Moon Duchin has been asked by Governor Tom Wolf to advise on redistricting options

Tufts associate professor of mathematics Moon Duchin has been active in educating others about how to overcome gerrymandering—the drawing of...

oil fields at sunset
January 29, 2018 Large Image
A free webinar with a Tufts professor examines what oil-producing countries need to do to thrive

Countries rich in oil and other natural resources tend to have authoritarian governments, be economically unstable, and experience more frequent...

January 26, 2018 Large Image
Monica Duffy Toft brings an expertise in international politics to a new Fletcher center

Growing up on Long Island, Monica Duffy Toft—professor of international politics and director of Fletcher’s new...

Al Gore
January 24, 2018 Large Image
Feb. 7 event will kick off semester-long Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series for spring 2018

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Jan. 24, 2018) – The Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University will host former Vice...

photo of poster in Aleppo, Syria of Assad and Putin
January 23, 2018 Large Image
In the 1700s, Montesquieu emphasized the fragility of enlightened government, a lesson that is as relevant now as ever, says a Tufts professor

It is commonplace for citizens of liberal, democratic nations to believe that despotism is foreign to their own experiences.