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SIS Scholars on COVID-19

Faculty at the School of International Service (SIS) are deeply engaged in issues related to the novel coronavirus.

Without a doubt, the dual public health and economic crises surrounding the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 are the biggest challenges facing all of us in 2020. Questions are many, and answers aren’t always readily apparent. Our faculty, with deep expertise in public health, international economics, and international development, to name a few areas, are drawing upon their vast knowledge and experience to help us all make sense of what is happening.

A COVID-19 vaccine vial.

International

How Equitable Is the Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines?

SIS professor Maria De Jesus answers questions about global COVID-19 vaccine dose distributions.

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2020 Election Issues: Will COVID-19 Decide the Election?

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SIS professor and former dean James Goldgeier shares what he believes are the most important issues in the upcoming 2020 presidential election.

Listen now to the latest episode: The Lethal Inequity of Coronavirus
Two hands hold up a chalkboard sign that reads "Female Genital Mutilation"

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Female Genital Mutilation during COVID-19

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Natalia Cañas.

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Shlonsky Award Recipient Researches COVID-19’s Impact on DC’s Latinx Community

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SIS Scholars on COVID-19

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A group of US soldiers wear masks over their faces.

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The Impact of COVID-19 on National and Global Security

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Michelle Mays.

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SIS Alumna Coordinates Doctors Without Borders’ COVID-19 Response in NYC

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Alumni

Bike Nonprofit Helps Essential Workers during COVID-19

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SIS Alumnus Taylor Jones is the executive director of Bikes for the World: a nonprofit that's helping essential workers in DC and the Philippines commute to work with bikes.

A group of refugees wear masks.

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How Refugees Are Especially Vulnerable to COVID-19

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How COVID-19 Affects Undocumented Workers

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SIS Scholars on COVID-19: Global Economic Impacts

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SIS professor and Distinguished Economist in Residence Arturo Porzecanski discusses the global economic impacts of COVID-19.

Health care worker looks at COVID-19 map on a computer in Côte d'Ivoire.

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Coronavirus: Here's Why Rich Neighbors Should Help Developing Economies

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SIS Scholars on COVID-19

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SIS Scholars on COVID-19

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