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Achievements ·

Meet the 2024 Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars

Five student leaders, committed to multidimensional excellence and interested in pursuing social justice careers, have been named Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars.
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Angela Tierney, Marwa Elsayed, and Timothy Frantzen.

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MIS Program Helps Professionals Pair Their Experience with Credentials for Career Advancement

MIS students and alumni combine their professional and academic knowledge to serve the global community, wage peace, and advance their careers and leadership capacity in international affairs.
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Recent SIS graduates Sophie Goguichvili, Alan de Beaufort, Alexia Gardner, and Maria Humayun.

Research ·

SIS Students Conduct Research for the State Department

Under the guidance of Distinguished Diplomat in Residence Ambassador Earl Anthony Wayne, SIS students conducted research on foreign policy challenges for the US Department of State.
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Technology Solutions and Privacy Concerns during COVID-19

To learn more about the technology solutions and privacy concerns arising during the coronavirus pandemic, we spoke with the co-director of AU’s Internet Governance Lab, SIS professor Nanette Levinson.
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SIS students Sheraz Aziz, Samantha Smith, Nancy Haugh, Nicholas O'Connor, and Jacqueline Kessler.

Internships ·

Summer Plans 2020

While the novel coronavirus pandemic has put many summer plans on hold, our SIS students still are using the break to further their careers remotely.
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International ·

The Impact of COVID-19 on National and Global Security

We asked SIS professor Joshua Rovner, who served as scholar-in-residence at the National Security Agency and US Cyber Command in 2018-2019, to share his views on how COVID-19 is affecting international security.
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A dissertation defense takes place on Zoom.

Achievements ·

SIS PhD Dissertation Defenses Go Virtual

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, two SIS PhD students have successfully defended their dissertations virtually.
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Norse attack map on the 275th Cyberspace Squadron's operations floor at Warfield Air National Guard Base, Middle River, Md.

International ·

US Cybersecurity Commission Calls for International Cooperation, Resilience, and Retaliation

In the murky world of cyber espionage and cyber warfare, effective deterrence has long been considered out of reach. A government report argues it's time to change that.
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International ·

How Have Brazil and Bolsonaro Responded to the Coronavirus?

A Q&A with SIS professor Agustina Giraudy about the response of Brazil and its president, Jair Bolsonaro, to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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Achievements ·

SIS Awards 2020

Congratulations to our SIS student and alumni awardees of 2020!
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