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Taryn Morrissey, assistant professor of public administration and policy, was a featured expert in a recent Wallet Hub study examining 2014's Best and Worst States to Have a Baby.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to The Washington Post on September 9 for an article about former First Lady, Laura Bush, and the legacy she has built for herself and President Bush since leaving office.

Tricia Bacon, professorial lecturer of justice, law, and criminology, provided analysis for The Daily Beast on September 6 in an article about al Qaeda's strategic shift toward the Indian subcontinent.

Robert Tobias, director of the Key Executive Leadership Program, spoke with Francis Rose on "In Depth" on September 4 about the best ways for government agencies to put a dollar value on the work employees do.

Dante Chinni, director of the American Communities Project, made a guest appearance on "The Diane Rehm Show" on August 28 for a segment highlighting the challenge of locating and purchasing affordable housing.

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Sarah McBride, SPA/BA '13 SPA Dean Barbara Romzek accepts the prestigious John Gaus Award.
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American Communities Project Blog


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.

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