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Mashal Shabbir, Marie Fares, and Mayra Cuevas.

Research ·

SIS Faculty and Students Collaborate on International Research Projects

Since the Research on International Policy Implementation Lab launched at SIS in August 2020, SIS professor Susanna Campbell has spearheaded five new research projects and hired a number of SIS PhD and MA students to work on them.
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Penny Vinik Headshot

Alumni ·

Alumna Changemaker Reflects on Family, Community, NHL Championship

Penny Vinik, SIS/BA ’84, grew up with a strong sense of the importance of community.
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Prof. Michael Alonzo

Research ·

When a Single Tree Makes a Difference

A single tree along a city street or in a backyard can provide measurable cooling benefits.
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Jeff Gill

Government & Politics ·

SPA-hosted Journal Political Analysis Named Most Impactful in Field

SPA Professor and journal Editor Jeff Gill credits its selectivity and methodological focus
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Claudia Persico

Research ·

SPA Researcher Parses Racial Gaps in Identifying Children with Special Education Needs

Social comparisons within schools lead to under- and overrepresentation of Black and Latinx children.
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Jonathan Mathis at Kogod School of Business

Alumni ·

Greetings from Jonathan Mathis

Monthly messages from AU Alumni Association President Jonathan Mathis
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Haitian President Jovenel Moïse on stage at the Miramar Cultural Center in Florida in 2018. He spoke to a capacity audience about Haiti's progress during his first year in office. Photo Credit: Gregory Reed / Shutterstock.com

International ·

Understanding More about Haiti and the Assassination of President Jovenel Moïse

SIS professor Scott Freeman discusses the circumstances leading up to and the implications of the Haitian president's assassination.
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Alumni ·

The Durable Impact of Scholarships

AU’s Charles Kligman Central High School Alumni Endowed Scholarship's cascading effect allowed Nicholas O’Connor to continue studying full time toward two bachelor’s degrees, accept an internship, and put him on a career path.
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Title slide for Messing with the Enemy book review

Technology ·

Book Review - Messing with the Enemy: Surviving in a Social Media World of Hackers, Terrorists, Russians, and Fake News

A book review on Messing with the Enemy: Surviving in a Social Media World of Hackers, Terrorists, Russians, and Fake News by Clint Watts. Review by Nicholas Davis.
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AU campus

Announcement ·

AU Campus Plan Approved by D.C. Zoning Commission

The District of Columbia Zoning Commission voted to approve American University’s 2021 Campus Plan.
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