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The project received summer grant funding with generous support from the Data Science Institute Scholars Program and the Data, Media, & Society Center.

Prof. Andrew Delbanco has been named the next president of the Teagle Foundation.

Prof. Slaughter delivered the annual London Review of International Law Lecture at The London School of Economics in March. Watch, or listen here.