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Undergrads, Apply by Jan. 15

Apply now for 2023 global summer internships! These in-person experiences let you polish your real-world skills and advance your career goals.

Charlie Tebbutt, LACS Graduate Fellow

At the upcoming Conference of the Parties – best known as COP27 – 11 Cornell students will help delegations from small countries gain a stronger...

Polarization in Ecuador Highlights Risks for U.S. Democracy

"The basic rules of the electoral process are no longer mutually recognized,” says Kenneth Roberts, based on research at the Ecuador Global Hub.

A LACS 60th Anniversary (1961-2021) Event

“Un-Charting Territories” LACS February 2023 Symposium Call for Submissions -- A territory, understood as a site to be defended, is anchored by...

Tips for Grad Students from a Global PhD Research Scholar

Government PhD candidate Vincent Mauro shares his strategies for making the most of your time at an international collection of primary materials.

Gustavo Flores-Macias, LACS

“It gives a sense the polls cannot be trusted, or the integrity of the election is in question,” says Gustavo Flores-Macias, professor of government...

Gustavo Flores-Macias, LACS

“Polls suggest Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva enjoys a sizable advantage and might avoid a second round of voting, but President Jair Bolsonaro has...

María Cristina García, LACS

María Cristina García, professor of history, discusses her new book, “State of Disaster: The Failure of U.S. Migration Policy in an Age of Climate...

Dmitry Bykov and Pedro X. Molina

September 23 at noon: Einaudi visiting critics share their experiences at this joint event with Migrations and Ithaca City of Asylum.

Eswar Prasad, SAP

“The Bitcoin experiment is working as well as one might have expected – which is not too well,” said Eswar Prasad, senior professor of trade...