Faculty Member Wins Award for Best Paper in Human Rights Conference

Public Administration professor Luna Shamieh won the Best Paper Award in the 18th International Conference on Human Rights and Human Security 2016 in France. Shamieh presented her research on human security providers in fragile states under asymmetric war conditions.

The conference provided a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Human Rights and Human Security.

Shamieh also participated in the First Asian Human Security Conference in Taiwan where she presented a paper about "The Impact of Counterinsurgency on Human Security."  In addition, she took part in the international conference about asymmetric warfare organized by the Hungarian Ministry of Defense with her paper “the impact of asymmetric warfare on the neighboring countries.”