Blue and white NATO banners are stacked side by side

International ·

Four Things to Watch for as NATO Leaders Meet in US

SIS professor Garret Martin analyzes key topics on the agenda for world leaders at the NATO summit hosted in Washington, DC, July 9-11, 2024.
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Keir Starmer

International ·

Britain's New Prime Minister has a Chance to Reset Ties With the White House

Britain's new Prime Minister, Keir Starmer, will have the opportunity to show that the U.K. is back on the global stage.
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President Lyndon B. Johnson shakes hands with Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. after signing the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Photo Credit: LBJ Presidential Library

Government & Politics ·

The Legacy of the Civil Rights Act, 60 Years Later

SIS professors Omekongo Dibinga and Sarah Snyder explain the historical significance and lasting legacy of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 on its 60th anniversary.
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Professor Jordanna Matlon

Announcement ·

American U. Professor Receives Prestigious American Sociological Association Book Award

AU professor Jordanna Matlon receives the 2024 Distinguished Scholarly Book Award from the American Sociological Association.
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Chris Chavers, SIS/MA '25

Student Life ·

SIS Student Advocates for Transgender Rights

During Pride Month, we caught up with Chris Chavers, SIS/MA ’25, to learn more about his role at Transgender Law Center, the work the organization does, and how his studies at SIS furthered his work in LGBTQ+ rights.
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Narendra Modi

International ·

What Do the Results of India's Elections Mean?

SIS professors Sumitra Badrinathan and Samantha Agarwal offer analysis on the results of India’s recent general election.
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photos of five new SIS faculty members on a blue background field

International ·

SIS Welcomes New Faculty

AU’s School of International Service will welcome five new full-time faculty members in academic year 2024–25.
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Voters in Mexico cast ballots in general election on June 2, 2024.

International ·

Three Questions on Mexico's Election Results

SIS Distinguished Diplomat in Residence Earl Anthony Wayne answers questions about Mexico’s 2024 election.
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The late Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi

International ·

What Does the Death of Iran’s President Mean?

SIS professor Shadi Mokhtari provides analysis about the implications of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s death and the upcoming presidential election.
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Israel and Palestine flags

International ·

Three Questions on the Recognition of a Palestinian State

We asked SIS professor and Abdul Aziz Said Chair of International Peace and Conflict Resolution Mohammed Abu-Nimer to answer a few questions about the importance of Ireland, Norway, and Spain's recognition of Palestine.
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