A Kellogg's View

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First thoughts on Bogotá

I just returned from spending two weeks in Bogotá conducting interviews for my dissertation research on Colombia’s economic and security relations with Venezuela. It was my first time south of the U.S. border, and...

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2015 Resolutions

The pleasant disruption of the holidays have been a chance to break bad habits and establish new ones. Here are my goals for 2015. Write Everyday: I am pretty sure every ABD (all but...

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My Favorite Podcasts: 2014 Edition

After learning that a dear friend of mine just discovered the existence of podcasts and considering my own passionate devotion to them, I decided they were the perfect topic to break my writer’s block...

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Trends in Qualitative Research

I recently spent two weeks at the Institute for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research (IQMR) at the University of Syracuse. It is a great program for learning about and gaining the skills needed for a...

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Cash Transfers and Poverty

View image | gettyimages.com The importance of evidence versus assumptions. By far the most popular post on the blog has been Do the Poor Become Dependent on Charity? In the meantime, a great deal...

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The Ukraine Crisis and Economic Interdependence

Was Russia’s invasion of the Ukraine a failure of the thesis that economic independence creates peace. No, because Russia is not economically dependent on the Ukraine. The true test is whether Russia will directly threaten EU interests with an intervention of a NATO country.