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Jennifer Lawless, director of the Women & Politics Institute, spoke with Politico on January 21 about Political Parity's recent report indicating that women in the Republican party face a difficult path toward election in the primary process.
James Thurber, director of the Center for Congressional & Presidential Studies, talked with The Washington Post on January 20 about President Obama's legacy and the policies that he will push during the last two years of his presidency.
Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with the Washington Times on January 19 about the decision-making process behind inviting guests to the State of the Union address.
El Pregonero wrote about the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies' annual public affairs forum. The article, which is available in Spanish, highlighted the importance of immigration issues with voters leading up to the next elections.
Jocelyn Johnston, associate professor of public administration and policy, and Daniel Fiorino, director of the Center for Environmental Policy, each spoke with the Pew Charitable Trust's "Stateline" for an article analyzing the progressive push being taken by American cities, even in states with primarily Republican leadership.
January 22 Principled and Informed
Mary Cheney talked with students about partisanship, gay rights, and just being herself.
January 22 SPA Faculty Earn University Research Grants
Four SPA faculty members received Faculty Research Support Grants from the Office of the Provost at American University.
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.