Matthew Hamilton and Rifat Rahman, the 2016-2017 Hart Fellows, were recently featured in Duke Today, the official source for all news, headlines, and events from Duke University. The article announced the fellows’ imminent departures into the field, commencing their 10-month fellowships working in Myanmar and Thailand. See the article here.
2016-2017 Hart Fellows Featured in Duke Today
As is typical, our Hart Fellows' research projects and lives abroad have shifted from their initial expectations. Here are some updates from their lives and work.
Laurie Ball Cooper, a 2004-2005 Hart Fellow, recently published an article regarding changes made to the United States asylum policy by Attorney General, Jeff Sessions. In a ruling last week, Sessions overturned a precedent that could grant asylum to victims of domestic and gang violence. Laurie writes about the history of asylum law in the…
“The Rise of the Valkyries,” by Seyward Darby, is the featured story in the September issue of Harper’s Magazine. Darby interviewed Lana Lokteff, one of the most prominent women of the alt-right, about the role of women in a movement that is largely considered to be comprised of young white men.