Sabrina Karim, assistant professor of government at Cornell University, studies police and peacekeeping in post-conflict states with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa. She comments on the news that authorities in Nigeria disbanded a controversial police unit after citizens outcry about its abuses.
Sabrina Karim, assistant professor of government, says police militarization has been growing in the U.S. for a long time, which has inevitably created a larger barrier for any meaningful dialogue between peaceful protests and political leaders.
Sabrina Karim, assistant professor of government at Cornell University, visited Rohingya refugee camps in January of 2020, where she is conducting a large-scale survey on the educational needs of the Rohingya and local host population in Bangladesh.
Sabrina Karim, assistant professor in Cornell University’s department of government and an expert on the relationship between gender and violence, says that the awarding the prize to Mukwege and Murad sends a message about the importance of addressing sexual violence, even as it continues to prevalent around the world.