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Category: World Perspective

CSD Director Dr. Harkonen Teaches Course at Russian University

The Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) and St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM) have developed a relationship, sending scholars of international relations to each other’s campus. Most recently, SMCM’s executive director of the Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD), Maija Harkonen, traveled to Russia to instruct a Read More

Lamb’s Upset Victory in Pennsylvania: What does it mean for the Democrats?

In a “a razor-thin but extraordinary upset,” Democrat Conor Lamb defeated Republican Rick Saccone for Pennsylvania’s 18th district congressional seat according to The New York Times. This special election took place, according to Politico, after a vacancy opened when “anti-abortion Republican” Tim Murphy resigned after it came to light that Read More