Help Me Understand! Dr. J Ann Tickner on Gender in International Relations

Dr. J Ann Tickner, Professor Emerita of International Relations at the University of Southern California and Distinguished Scholar in Residence at American University spoke with HippoReads on her motivations behind studying Feminism in IR, discusses the field of Feminism in IR and its importance, and summarizes the field’s achievements and challenges today.

Putin’s Ukraine Problem

The immediacy and horror of a tragedy like the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 raises expected questions: Who were the victims? Who were the perpetrators? What are the immediate policy responses? But, as awful an incident as this clearly is, the downing of the flight is just an episode in the larger Ukrainian conflict.