When Ruben Murray ’19, wrote his senior thesis on the small East African country of Djibouti, the international relations major didn’t expect to end up there two years later as a foreign service officer for the U.S. State Department.
In this Q&A, Prof. Heidi Haddad explores the charges issued by the International Criminal Court against President Putin and Maria Lvova-Belova, and what they signal ahead for the Russian war against Ukraine.
Through the Women in Security program, now in its second year, students at Pomona College can learn firsthand about the experiences of women who are in the midst of advancing their careers in security-related fields.
Maggie Fick has been the East Africa deputy bureau chief for Reuters since 2017. In November, she will begin a new London-based job at Reuters reporting on the European pharmaceuticals industry on the global health and pharma team.
To help shed light on the histories, languages and cultures of Ukraine and Russia as war between them rages, and on U.S. diplomatic efforts in response to the crisis, Pomona College faculty share perspectives from their academic disciplines.