Roberta Haar

Roberta Haar is professor of Foreign Policy Analysis and Transatlantic Relations at UCM.

No invincibility here

No invincibility here

Academics are in the business of ideas. We are not making widgets on the factory floor or baking cakes. We are fashioning and shaping ideas that unveil truths about the world. Then, we share those ideas to different audiences. First of all to student...

The Power of Poetry

The Power of Poetry

After Amanda Gorman’s evocative poetry reading at Joe Biden’s inauguration on the 20th of January, several friends who know that poetry is woven into the fabric of my life wrote to me about how moved they were by her words. Poetry is...

Pluck and Luck

Pluck and Luck

The more that I advance on this life journey, the more that I have become interested in decision making. Why do we do the things that we do and how do we make decisions? Why does it seem that we often make irrational choices and engage in risky behav...

Lockdown Blues

Lockdown Blues

How did you spend your time when we were forced to stay home or at least not have contact with other people? It was a difficult time. Maybe you also had a visit from the covid-19 witches? They certainly did some pot-stirring in my village. My strateg...