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The 2019 Creative Writing Contests will open for submissions soon. Each contest carries a cash prize. In all, over $3,500 will be awarded to winners. Entries must be submitted online at cwa.submittable.com between December 21, 2018, and February 18, 2019.Contests include categories for many types of writing genres, both creative and scholarly, and are open to all currently enrolled TCU students (both undergraduate and graduate) and alumni.Mark your calendars for the awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at 5:00 pm in the Dee…Find out more »
How to Survive and Thrive in Disaster: Lessons from Japan The 11 March 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and associated tsunami and nuclear meltdowns took nearly 20,000 lives, created half a million refugees, and affected energy policies as far away as Germany, Switzerland, and Italy. In Japan, mortality rates in coastal communities in the Tohoku region were not constant; instead, they varied widely from town to town. During the recovery period, some towns have rebuilt damaged infrastructure, reopened schools, and…Find out more »
Join the English Department on February 26 at 4:00 PM in Palko 130 for a talk featuring Lucinda Damon-Bach, a Professor of English at Salem State University. Admission is free, and all are welcome!Find out more »
Dr. Leeds studies international relations, with a particular interest in the design and influence of cooperative agreements and international institutions. Author or co-author of many scholarly articles in the leading journals of Political Science, including the American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, International Organization, International Studies Quarterly,
International Interactions, Foreign Policy Analysis, and the Journal of Peace Research, Dr. Leeds is also the creator of the highly-regarded and widely-used Alliance Treaty Obligations and
Provisions (ATOPS) dataset and the Change in Source of Leader Support (CHISOLS) dataset.
Dr. Leeds is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2008 Karl Deutsch Award, awarded annually by the International Studies Association to a scholar in IR under age 40 who is judged to have made, through a body of publications, the most significant contribution to the study of International Relations and Peace Research, and the 2014 Susan Northcutt Award, awarded by the Women’s Caucus of the International Studies Association for recruiting and advancing
women and other minorities in the profession and significant contributions through service and competence to the field of international studies and to the International Studies Association.
During 2017-18 Professor Leeds served as President of the International Studies Association, and she currently serves as Chair of the Department of Political Science at Rice University.
Please join us for the LCpl Benjamin W. Schmidt Symposium on War, Conflict, and Society. Event is free and open to the public, but RSVP is required to attend. Please visit addran.tcu.edu/schmidtsymposium for more information and to RSVP.Find out more »
This immersive event provides our guests with an opportunity to discover the world of the liberal arts and learn from our world-class faculty. You’ll have the chance to attend three classes from current faculty on contemporary issues that are impacting our world today. Learn more by visiting the Back to Class website.Find out more »