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James Thurber, director of the Center for Congressional & Presidential Studies, spoke with the International Business Times about the revolving door between banking and government, arguing that the leveraging of public sector relationships for private relationships is cause for concern.
Seth Gershenson, assistant professor of public administration and policy, was quoted in an article for Vox on August 19 about how teachers' expectations of students varies depending on race.
Barbara Romzek, dean of the School of Public Affairs, and Steven Taylor, associate professor of government, were interviewed by WJLA on August 17 for a segment which remembered AU professor and civil rights activist Julian Bond.
William LeoGrande, professor of government, wrote an Op-Ed for Newsday on August 14 arguing for the lifting of the long-standing U.S. embargo on Cuba.
Jennifer Lawless, director of the Women & Politics Institute, spoke to the New York Daily News on August 11 regarding the gender gap in party voting.
American University will have a strong presence at the Nationals game on August 28.
Two School of Public Affairs scholars played prominent roles at the recent Academy of Management convention in Canada.
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.