World leaders Angela Merkel, Donald Trump, and Theresa May seated together.

International ·

US and Europe Face an ‘Increasingly Loveless Marriage’ after Trump’s Iran Deal Withdrawal

After Trump's withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal, Professor Garret Martin explains Europe's response and what comes next.
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Sharon Weiner

International ·

SIS’s PhD program: rising in stature and prominence

As PhD Program Director Sharon Weiner steps down to pursue a 2018 Carnegie Fellowship, we explore how her leadership helped elevate the program to become a top-20 international relations PhD program.
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Group picture in front of the Quad of the 2018 Student Award recipients.

Achievements ·

AU's Top Leaders

AU Student Award recipients serve and lead with smarts and heart.
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Achievements ·

SIS Awards 2018

Congratulations to our SIS students, faculty, staff, and alumni award winners!
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Sharon Weiner

Announcement ·

American U. Professor Among Winners of Prestigious Andrew Carnegie Fellowship

American U. Professor Among Winners of Prestigious Andrew Carnegie Fellowship
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United States President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron.

International ·

Macron-Trump summit has high stakes for France’s embattled leader

Professor Garret Martin outlines the high stakes ahead for French President Emmanuel Macron during his two-day summit with President Trump in Washington, DC.
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Students Graduating

Announcement ·

American University Announces 2018 Commencement Speakers

American University will hold to tradition and host its 135th commencement ceremonies on Mother’s Day weekend on campus in Bender Arena with an illustrious assembly of commencement speakers.
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Hand holding acaraje over a plate of food

International ·

Five food trends that are changing Latin America

Can “social gastronomy” address the high levels of violence and youth unemployment in Latin America? Professor Johanna Mendelson Forman walks through five culinary ventures doing good across the region.
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President Trump sits at a table with members of his cabinet to receive a briefing on a military strike

Government & Politics ·

Trump national security staff merry-go-round reflects decades of policy competition and conflict

As President Trump’s third National Security Advisor starts work in the White House, Professor Emeritus Gordon Adams explains why it’s not always clear who runs US national security policy in any administration.
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School of International Student Abrar A. Rageh

First Person ·

Three minutes on empathy and conflict prevention

Ethics, Peace, and Global Affairs student Abrar A. Rageh, SIS/MA ’18, reflects on her first-place win at recent national competition, in which she presented empathy as a tool for conflict prevention research in under three minutes.
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