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William LeoGrande, professor of government, wrote an article for the Huffington Post on March 5 illuminating the five steps Cuba should take to speed up the process of normalizing relations with the United States.
Thomas Zeitzoff, assistant professor of justice, law, and criminology, co-authored an op-ed for Washington Post's "Monkey Cage" examining the use of social media as a “liberation technology” for learning important information about foreign policy issues.
Patrick Griffin, academic director of the Public Affairs & Advocacy Institute, spoke with the LA Times on February 24 about the politics behind President Obama's veto of the Keystone Pipeline bill.
Elizabeth Suhay, assistant professor of government, wrote an article for the Washington Post's "Monkey Cage" on February 23 introducing her work as co-editor of special science and politics issue of The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.
James Thurber, director of the Center of Congressional & Presidential Studies, spoke to the New York Times about President Obama’s veto of the Keystone XL pipeline bill, saying that this is a period where President Obama will use his veto to “protect his past record.”
Robert Johnson, professor of justice, law, and criminology, published three works with students from the School of Public Affairs that all uncover a fuller picture of those on death row.
The assistant professor of public administration and policy was awarded the NEA President's Award in recognition of his exemplary service towards the organization.
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.