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Lynn Addington Speaking

Government & Politics ·

SPA Professor Speaks at Congressional Briefing on Justice for Women and Girls

Lynn Addington, SPA professor, was one of a dozen scholars who spoke at an October congressional briefing on Capitol Hill about strengthening programs, legislation, policies, and funding aimed to improve justice for women and girls.
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Voting buttons for 2018. Red, white, and blue.

Government & Politics ·

Making Sense of Midterm Madness: SPA Prof Talks Voting and Turnout

Jan Leighley coauthored the book Who Votes Now? Demographics, Issues, Inequality, and Turnout in the United States.
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George Hawkins

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George Hawkins Aims to Inspire Policy Passion at the Local Level

Whether with water, roads, policing, or affordable housing, new SPA Professor of Practice, George Hawkins, says students interested in public policy can make a difference helping cities deliver services directly to people who need them.
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Panel at Separation of Powers event

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SPA Hosts Forum on Congress and the Separation of Powers

Scholars, researchers, and journalists gathered on Capitol Hill on Sept. 25 to discuss the theory behind the separation of powers between the branches of U.S. government and how that concept has played out in American history.
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Woman and man sitting on chairs in front of blue AU backdrop.

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The Sine Institute Launches with Sen. Bob Corker Conversation

AU encourages civil discourse to find common ground and bipartisan solutions
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Betsy Fischer Martin

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Emmy-Winning Journalist to Lead the Women & Politics Institute

Betsy Fischer Martin to lead AU SPA's Women & Politics Institute
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Female professor standing in front of the SPA Kerwin Hall sign.

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Rising Above: A New Project on Civil Discourse

SPA prof. and project director Lara Schwartz talks civility, truth, and consequences.
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The Supreme Court building during twilight hours.

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High Stakes: Stephen Wermiel on the Supreme Court and Confirmation Politics

The AUWCL professor formerly covered the high court for the Wall Street Journal.
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Carol Laise Bunker and Nicole Nason

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Two SPA Women Serve as Assistant Secretary of State, 45 Years Apart

Nicole Nason, SPA/BA ‘92, currently serves as the second SPA alumna and the first woman in more than 40 years to hold the position of Assistant Secretary of State.
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Mexican Day Parade

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A Tale of Three Cities: Immigrant Exclusion and Belonging

In his new book, CAS professor Ernesto Castañeda examines immigrant integration in New York, Paris, and Barcelona.
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