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Winter Storm Alert- Tuesday January 27, 2015

Due to the continuing effects of the storm, Juno, all classes are cancelled tomorrow, Wednesday January 28th, including all day school classes, graduate classes, and evening classes through the School of Continuing Education & School of Business. Offices are closed on Wednesday. We expect to resume normal operations and all classes on Thursday, January 29th. For more information and updates, please go to

The weather line can be reached at 401-865-1012.

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Ruth Ben-Artzi

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Howley Hall 310


Ph.D. - Columbia University

Area(s) of Expertise:

International Relations, Political Economy, Middle East

Recent Presentations:

Ben-Artzi, Ruth., Pan–European Conference on International Relations, Warsaw, Poland, "Paper: Peer Pressure as Soft Power: The Case of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC)". September, 2013.

Ben-Artzi, Ruth., International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA, "Ios and Peer Pressure: An Examination of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC)". April, 2013.

Ben-Artzi, Ruth., Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)/ The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) , London, United Kingdom, "Peer Pressure as Soft Power: The Case of the Development Assistance; Discussant: Cooperation or Competition: the EU, the DAC, and the Global Agenda on Development". December, 2012.

Ben-Artzi, Ruth., American Political Science Association, Seattle, WA, "Paper: Bilateral Aid Revisited: The Peer Review Mechanisms of the Development Assistance; Session: Contending Social Mechanisms in International Politics; Discussant: The Politics of International Financial Institutions". August, 2011.

Ben-Artzi, Ruth., International Studies Association, New Orleans, LA, "Aid or Hype: Are Philanthropic and Non‐Governmental". February, 2010.

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