Professor and UN Expert Carrie Booth Walling Assesses the Institution at 75

Dr. Carrie Booth Walling, associate professor of political science and director of the Prentiss M. Brown Honors Program at Albion College

Dr. Carrie Booth Walling, associate professor of political science and director of the Prentiss M. Brown Honors Program at Albion College
The United Nations is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year and Carrie Booth Walling, an Albion College political science professor and longtime observer of the UN, remains hopeful that more anniversaries will follow for the often besieged organization. "I'm cautiously optimistic," she says, adding, "It depends on the world’s people and if they value that institution, and if member nations generate more solidarity."

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.

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