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Jennifer Lawless, director of the Women & Politics Institute, was interviewed by TIME on May 19. The interview focused on Lawless's new book, Running from Office, and the low levels of youth political ambition.
Derek Hyra, director of the Metropolitan Policy Center, spoke with the Washington Post on May 18 about a substantial, new coalition of labor and immigrant groups mobilizing young, and minority residents to vote in Northern Virginia.
Betsy Fischer Martin, executive in residence, recorded the second installment of her podcast "Trail Talk" on May 15. Fischer Martin and co-host Tammy Haddad interviewed GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina from the campaign trail.
Candice Nelson, academic director of the Campaign Management Institute, told US News & World Report that nothing short of a major scandal would push Congress or the courts to impose new limits on campaign finance.
Anita McBride, executive in residence, was quoted in a McClatchy article on May 14 that reported on President Obama's meeting at Camp David and detailed the history of the presidential retreat.
Top Management Degrees rated SPA’s online program, directed by assistant professor Sonja Walti, as #6 in the country, and highest overall throughout the Washington, DC-area.
SPA's Center for Environmental Policy co-hosts conference at the Wilson Center offering policy solutions for parents as children confront the effects of climate change.
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.