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All Providence College classes, including evening classes, are cancelled for Monday, February 8th, due to inclement weather.
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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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