Dr. Lindsay Stark to Chair UN Committee (Links to an external site)

Dr. Lindsay Stark, a professor at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, will chair a working group of the Research Group on Child Reintegration (RRG), which has been formed by the Office of the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict. The goal of the RRG is […]

Call for Applications: Global Health Student Advisory Committee

Are you a Washington University student interested in generating awareness in global health among students at the University and beyond? The Institute for Public Health Global Health Center’s Global Health Student Advisory Committee (GHSAC) is a university-wide student group with representatives from all seven schools. The goal is to help generate awareness and interest in […]

Carolyn, We Will Remember You Forever 

On the passing of Brown School professor, Dr. Carolyn Lesorogol. Written by Dr. Shenyang Guo, Frank J. Bruno Distinguished Professor of Social Work Research. When my friend called me to inform me the sad news shortly after Carolyn’s passing away on May 17, I was completely shocked and saddened. I couldn’t sleep that whole night. […]

Dr. Carolyn Lesorogol Publishes Book: Conservation and Community in Kenya

About Conservation and Community in Kenya: Milking the Elephant This book, based on mixed-method anthropological research conducted in Samburu County, Kenya, demonstrates that, counter to simple narratives promising benefits, community-based wildlife conservancies (CBCs) are complex social institutions layered on pre-existing land use practices with differential impacts for members. Through in-depth research in three communities, Carolyn […]