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Political science professor to discuss global implications of Ukraine war

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Date(s) - 06/01/2022
10:00 am


Tanisha Fazal, a political science professor at the University of Minnesota, will discuss the global implications of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in a virtual conversation next week hosted by Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.

Fazal, who studies armed conflict, will join John Shaw, institute director, for the virtual conversation at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 1.

Fazal and Shaw will discuss Fazal’s Foreign Affairs essay “The Return of Conquest? Why the Future of Global Order Hinges on Ukraine,” which explores how Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is testing norms regulating international boundaries. They will also discuss Fazal’s research on health diplomacy and medical care in conflict zones.

The event is free and open to the public. Registration is required at Attendees are encouraged to submit questions with their registration form or send them to

This event is part of the institute’s Understanding Our New World virtual conversation series with government and private sector leaders, policy experts, political analysts, authors and journalists.

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