World Crisis and UnderdevelopmentBy: David Ingram, PhDThis book examines the impact of poverty and other global crises in generating forms of structural coercion that cause agential and societal underdevelopment.
Loyola University Chicago’s School of Law named six distinguished legal scholars who are experts in their fields as Georgia Reithal Professors of Law. The inaugural professorships were established through a generous bequest left by Illinois attorney and Loyola School of Law alumna Georgia J. Reithal (JD ’78) to support and further develop impactful research and scholarship that promote and enhance access to justice.
This March, Loyola University Chicago’s fifth annual Climate Change Conference will reflect upon Gina McCarthy’s statement that climate change is a key driver for public health concerns. The conference, Climate Change and Human Health: 21st Century Challenges, will feature scholarly discussions from academics, climate change experts, physicians, and public health advocates surrounding current environmental issues. Panelists will discuss major climate change topics, such as catastrophic weather events, the U.S. federal government’s lack of commitment to the Paris Agreement, and the increasing prevalence of climate refugees.
Leading Italian American studies scholar Carla Simonini, PhD, has been named the inaugural Paul and Ann Rubino Professor in Italian American Studies (IAS) in Loyola University Chicago’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), effective August 15, 2018. The endowed professorship was established to build a premier IAS program among only a handful of programs in the country.
Loyola University Chicago will host its fifth annual conference on climate change from Thursday, March 15, through Friday, March 16, at the University’s Lake Shore Campus. This year’s conference, “Climate Change and Human Health: 21st Century Challenges,” will include panelists who are leaders in the U.S. and abroad in climate change and public health advocacy. These proponents of climate change solutions will discuss a variety of relevant issues, from furthering the U.S. commitment to the Paris Agreement to the overwhelming growth of climate refugees throughout the world.