Michael Blain Presented at an International Global Risk Conference

Michael Blain, a professor in the Department of Sociology, presented two papers and chaired and discussed papers in three sessions at the International Political Science Association’s International Conference on Global Risk, Security and Ethnicity held Aug. 10-11 at Nagasaki University. The conference was coordinated with the annual commemoration of the 1945 terror bombing of the city.

Blain presented the papers “”Ethnicity, Terror, Security” and “Risk, Security, and the War on Terrorism.”

Sociology students contributed substantially to the research reported in two papers: Anali Tuha, Carlos Matutes, Patricia Gutierrez and Kelsey Wilber contributed to “Trump’s Political Victimage Ritual: Student Research Reports.”

Christal Campa, Jewels Sims and Izzy Riley contributed to “Biopolitics of ‘Terrorism’ and ‘Ethnicity’: Student Research Reports.”