School of Arts & Sciences

Are Popular Protests a Mortal Threat to Dictators?

February 10, 2011

Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the effect of protests on dictatorships.

Article Source: National Public Radio
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604February 3, 2011

Research Suggests Friendships Are Built on Alliances

PHILADELPHIA -- New research from the University of Pennsylvania is challenging some longtime assumptions about why human beings seek and keep their friends, and it reveals a somewhat darker side to the very nature of friendship itself.

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Popular Uprising in Egypt

Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has an ISDN line on campus and a satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability near campus.

Roger Allen

Professor of Arabic Language and Literature