Carrie Booth Walling in The New York Times: Dominican Republic Can Help UN Security Council Take Charge in Pandemic

In a New York Times op-ed co-written with Kathryn Sikkink of the Harvard Kennedy School, Albion College political science professor Carrie Booth Walling (left) wrote that it's time for the United Nations Security Council to rise to the pandemic crisis and look to the Dominican Republic, which currently holds the UNSC presidency, as a global leader. They write that a decisive statement calling for working together can make all the difference: it would legitimize recent General Assembly decisions, reinforce the authority of the secretary-general, and strengthen the efforts of specialized UN agencies to save lives.

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Latrell Crenshaw, '21, Looks at Lobbying Work Through Internship

Latrell Crenshaw, '21

Latrell Crenshaw, '21
Even among students of public policy, the work of lobbying firms isn’t always recognized. But Latrell Crenshaw, '21, spent the fall 2019 semester understanding their many functions as an intern with Michigan Legislative Consultants.

Two Albion Alumni Accepted Into MSU Political Leadership Program

Mariah Phelps, '16, and Mitchell Moore, '16

Mariah Phelps, Mitchell Moore

Class of 2016 alumni Mitchell Moore and Mariah Phelps have both been accepted into Michigan State University's Michigan Political Leadership Program (MPLP) for 2020. The selective MPLP is limited to just 12 men and 12 women each year.

Court and Community: Sarah Brittan, '20, on Her Summer Internship

Albion College student Sarah Brittan, '20

Albion College student Sarah Brittan, '20

"This summer I interned in Michigan’s 44th District Court in my hometown of Royal Oak to gain a better understanding of the judicial system in Michigan," writes Brittan, a political science major and Ford Institute member. "I was surprised to learn that there are many ways our district court helps people in my community."

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