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Jane Palmer, professorial lecturer of justice, law, and criminology, co-wrote an op-ed for The Baltimore Sun on June 29 that outlines Maryland's new law requiring colleges and universities to survey students about sexual assault.
"New Books in Political Science" interviewed Jennifer Lawless, director of the Women & Politics Institute, and Loyola Marymount's Richard Fox about their recently released book Running From Office.
James Thurber, director of the Center for Congressional & Presidential Studies, spoke with the Associated Press on June 24 about America's extended presidential campaign season, and the complexities behind raising political money.
Steven Taylor, professor of government, appeared on NBC on June 23 to discuss how debates over the Confederate flag compare to Washington's debate over the name of its football team.
Richard Benedetto, professorial lecturer of government, argued in The Hill on June 23 that the Clintons are immune to scandal, and probed the question why federal prosecutors are not interested in investigating the Clintons.
On Thursday, June 18, SPA professor Jennifer Lawless and Richard Fox went to the Capitol to present their new book in a discussion with CNN anchor John King.
SPA Professor Anna Amirkhanyan was selected to receive the Robert Cleary Award for Excellence in Public Affairs Research.
AU has the most politically active students
—Princeton Review Best Colleges
In SPA's Politics, Policy, and Law Scholars Program, undergraduates use Washington as a laboratory for experience and learning to earn their bachelor's degree in three years.
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The Washington Institute for Public Affairs Research serves as a bridge between the academic and policy worlds, advancing scholarly research that addresses pressing issues and concerns.
Director of the American Communities Project Dante Chinni explores changes in the fault lines of the United States using a massive data library and a breakdown of communities to understand where the U.S. is going at the local level.