Research & Publications

Since the renaming of the Center in 2006 through the end of the 2015−2016 Academic Year, Center faculty have published 66 books and monographs, 672 articles and chapters, given 1285 presentations outside of the classroom, and participated in 1245 media interviews. Many of the Center's faculty publications have been translated into foreign languages, among them: Albanian, Arabic, Bahasa Malaysia/Indonesia, Bengali, Chinese, Danish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Persian, Serbian, Swedish, Spanish, Turkish, Uighur and Urdu.

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