Gina Yannitell Reinhardt Ph.d.

Updates

25 Apr

Disasters, Development, and Finance Workshop to come!

On June 9-10, I’ll be hosting a workshop on Disasters, Development, and Financing. Practitioners and Researchers are coming from around the world to discuss the most pressing needs in disaster resilience work, and how we can best address them.

23 Mar

‘Wild card’ Trump sets sights on wooing pro-Israel voters

France 24. March 21, 2016

‘Wild card’ Trump sets sights on wooing pro-Israel voters (PDF)

Dr Gina Yannitell Reinhardt of the Department of Government at the University of Essex told FRANCE 24 she expected Trump would adopt a different tactic.

 

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23 Mar

Andrew Jackson: Donald Trump’s presidential forefather

The Conversation. March 10, 2016

Andrew Jackson: Donald Trump’s presidential forefather

To the horror of the mainstream Republican Party, Donald Trump is the frontrunner for its nomination in the 2016 presidential contest.

Some more historically minded observers have noticed that Trump’s supposedly unprecedented march to the nomination bears more than a passing resemblance to the career of Andrew Jackson.

They’re on to something. Here are five reasons why.

 

 

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07 Mar

Super Tuesday sees Trump and Clinton triumph: scholars around the globe react

March 2, 2016

Super Tuesday sees Trump and Clinton triumph: scholars around the globe react

On Super Tuesday, voters from more than a dozen U.S. states voted in presidential primaries with important consequences for the candidates. We asked three scholars in different parts of the world to comment on the results and what they mean for the presidential race going forward.

 

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07 Mar

Five ways foreign aid and NGOs can make things worse when disaster strikes

March 2, 2016

Five ways foreign aid and NGOs can make things worse when disaster strikes

Charitable giving is big business, with many organisations handling millions in revenue. But big charities have come under fire for issues from bad accounting to actually doing more harm than good.

 

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07 Mar

Super Tuesday: five things to remember on Trump’s big night

February 29, 2016

Super Tuesday: five things to remember on Trump’s big night

March 1 is America’s “Super Tuesday”, the day when a plethora of states and territories will hold presidential primaries and caucuses to pick the parties’ presidential nominees.

Here are five things to bear in mind as the results come in.

 

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29 Feb

Why South Carolina’s Republican primary is such a dirty brawl

Check out my most recent article published by ‘The Conversation’.

 

February 19, 2016

Why South Carolina’s Republican primary is such a dirty brawl

Dirty tricks are a big part of the south’s first presidential primary.

 

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26 Feb

With Justice Antonin Scalia’s death, the battle for the US Supreme Court begins

Check out my article published by ‘The Conversation’.

 

February 15, 2016

With Justice Antonin Scalia’s death, the battle for the US Supreme Court begins

US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died at the age of 79. He leaves behind a legacy of intelligent rhetoric and landmark opinions, and the court has lost a larger-than-life personality.

 

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03 Nov

Talk on Finding Jobs in International Development

On November 15th (Friday), I will give a talk on finding jobs in international development at the Bush School of Government and Public Service in Texas A&M University. Location: Room 1017, Allen Building. Time: 12:20-1:20 PM.

21 Oct

I’m on my way to California.

I will present my work on foreign aid and contracting at the IPES on October 25th.