Caux Scholars News

Ian Ralby

Why be concerned with oil-poor countries trying to get a discount? In a study headed by Dr. Ian Ralby (CSP 2001) research shows that corruption does affect development. It is important to note that, within the ten countries focused on in the report are reformist movements that need to be supported. The Guardian article gave this report some good coverage.

Asiya Mohammed

Three years ago Asya Mohammed (CSP 2006) left a career at the Foreign Ministry of Trinidad and Tobago to pursue her real passion: ending violence against women through financial empowerment. Sjhe launched Conflict Women, a social enterprise which sells bespoke jewelry handcrafted by survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

Carl Staufer

There is considerable dis-ease around our political landscape in the United States at this time. The emotions and rhetoric around clashing political ideologies is stirring a great deal of energy in the public sector no matter what perspective you come from.

Myriam Aziz

My time at the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding (CJP) at Eastern Mennonite University exposed me to decolonization theory specifically in development and aid. At the heart of my research interest, was the question about the correlation between global capitalism and the reproduction of inequalities in the world, all in the name of development.

Marc Gopin

This article is based on Kathy Aquilina's notes from remarks made by Dr. Marc Gopin, the Director of the Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution (CRDC), the James H. Laue Professor at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University. Dr. Gopin has been on the faculty of The Caux Scholars Program.