Autocratic Populism: Examining Turkey and the United States

Throughout the duration of the Fall semester, the Reiff Center hosted a variety of thought provoking events that engaged not only Christopher Newport University students and faculty, but also members of the Newport News and surrounding communities. One such event was a lecture given by Dr. Kimberly Guiler, a Research Fellow with the Middle East […]

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When Human Rights Go Unreported

An Examination of Women’s and LGBT Rights Reporting Under the Trump Administration In May of 2017, President Donald Trump stated, “We are not here to lecture – we are not here to tell other people how to live, what to do, who to be, or how to worship.” How does this type of rhetoric affect […]

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Popular Uprisings and Mass Killings: How Are They Related?

On Thursday, September 27th, the Reiff Center at CNU hosted Dr. Evan Perkoski, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Connecticut. He spoke to a crowd of CNU students, professors, and members of the Newport News community regarding mass killings during popular uprisings. Dr. Perkoski began by discussing the […]

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