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Paul Behringer

Research ·

The Making of an International Political Historian

With two published articles and three research fellowships, Paul Behringer, Ph.D. student in History, paves his way to becoming a renowned academic in U.S.- Russian-Japanese History.
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Science ·

Cutting-Edge Brain Research Honored by Association for Psychological Science

Associate Professor of Psychology Catherine Stoodley has been elected a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS).
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Research ·

Unraveling The Genetic Causes of Skin Cancer

New research from American University reveals the interplay between a key gene and receptor in the progression of squamous cell carcinoma, the second most common form of cancer in the U.S.
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A bride character from The Bremen Town Musicians smiles and holds her pigtails in her hands.

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Animating the ‘Ideal’ Soviet Woman

Intercultural and International Communication graduate student Shayna Vayser argues that Soviet animation counters the idea that the USSR was egalitarian. To conduct her research, Vayser revisited the Soviet cartoons she watched as a child.
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AU President Sylvia Burwell and Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy, dean of AU's School of Education, pose with students.

Achievements ·

Top Stories of 2018 at the College of Arts and Sciences

In 2018, CAS celebrated student awards, welcomed new faculty, brought a series of nationally-known speakers to campus, and more.
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Brian Hughes

Communications ·

Researching the Extreme to Improve the Mainstream

"The Internet has the potential to improve our democracy but the current moment in history I think most people agree… that it's very damaging to our democracy."
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People next to a wagon, in front of a butcher shop.

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Out of the Margins: Prof. Finds Jewish Women at the Forefront of American History

In America’s Jewish Women, Pamela Nadell examines prominent trailblazers and unsung heroes.
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Bender Library: Supporting Impactful Research at AU

Bender Library is committed to the success of the sciences at AU and is a partner in helping make the sciences impactful on our campus and beyond.
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Paul Manafort

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How Nations Attempt to Influence U.S. Members of Congress

A new book co-edited by AU School of Public Affairs Distinguished Professor James Thurber is perhaps the most timely and detailed study ever conducted of how other nations attempt to influence U.S. Members of Congress.
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Voter at polls

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Research Shows Deeper Knowledge Not Necessarily Motivating for Voters

Results from a new study by AU SPA Professor David Barker suggest the more people are encouraged to think deeper about issues, the worse democracy functions.
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