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Robert Tobias, distinguished practitioner in residence, wrote an article for Government Executive on January 28 arguing that executive core qualifications are not sufficient in building successful federal sector management positions.
Anita McBride, executive in residence, joined CBS News on January 27 to discuss Michelle Obama's decision not to wear a headscarf while visiting Saudi Arabia for the funeral of King Abdullah. McBride's interview was also mentioned in an LA Times article on January 28.
William LeoGrande, professor of government, was interviewed on CCTV-America on January 23 for a segment discussing the new ties between the U.S. and Cuba following the rapprochement in December 2014.
Derek Hyra, director of the Metropolitan Policy Center, spoke to The Washington Post on January 23 about Arlington's booming population of students, causing conflicts among housing services and parks.
Brad Bartholomew, professorial lecturer of justice, law, and criminology, was featured in a recent study on WalletHub examining American cities' best and worst return on investment on police spending.
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.