Topher McDougal, Robert Muggah, David Shirk and John Patterson

Topher McDougal is an assistant professor at the Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego. Robert Muggah is the research director of the Igarapé Institute and principal of the SecDev Group. David Shirk is the director of the Trans-Border Institute and associate professor of political science at the University of San Diego. John Patterson is a graduate of the Kroc School of Peace Studies.

Topher McDougal, Robert Muggah, David Shirk and John Patterson: This week

No entries found

Video

Hunting With Poison Darts

A Borneo hunter explains one of his tribe's oldest customs: the art of the blowpipe

Video

A Delightful, Pixar-Inspired Cartoon

The story of an action figure and his reluctant sidekick, who trek across a kitchen in search of treasure.

Video

I Am an Undocumented Immigrant

"I look like a typical young American."

Video

Juice Cleanses: The Worst Diet

A doctor tries the ever-popular Master Cleanse. Sort of.

Video

Why Did I Study Physics?

Using hand-drawn cartoons to explain an academic passion

Video

What If Emoji Lived Among Us?

A whimsical ad imagines what life would be like if emoji were real.

Video

Living Alone on a Sailboat

"If you think I'm a dirtbag, then you don't understand the lifestyle."

Writers

Up
Down