Professor Megan Stewart

International ·

SIS welcomes Megan Stewart to faculty

New SIS faculty member Megan Stewart shares her research interests and background.
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Sunset behind Eiffel Tower in Paris, France

International ·

Undergraduate scholar examines the effects of France’s hijab restriction

Aman Abdelhamid, SIS/BA ’18, traveled to Paris on an American University Summer Scholars grant to interview dozens of Muslim women about how France’s hijab restrictions impacted their lives.
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The corner of 8th Street and Florida Avenue in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC.

In the Community ·

Building peace in DC’s Shaw neighborhood

Students work to build peace in a community where alumnus fell victim to gun violence through the first award supported by the Matthew C. Shlonsky Memorial Fund for the District of Columbia.
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Several men gather outside a building in the shade

International ·

Combating HIV/AIDS at home and abroad

SIS Professor Nina Yamanis was recently awarded an NIH grant to expand her research on HIV risks and interventions for young people in urban Tanzania.
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Kathy Kline and Charlotte Jones-Carroll, two alumni of the School of International Service

Alumni ·

SIS Golden Eagles support future service leaders

50 years after their graduation, alumnae Kathy Kline and Charlotte Jones-Carroll stay connected to their alma mater through the Class of 1967 Prize.
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Downtown Havana, Cuba. Buildings with yellow, pink, and blue pastel covers.

Research ·

Cuba Libre: New Book Recommends Foreign Policy with Empathy

SIS Professor Philip Brenner explores Cuban history and identity.
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Philippine flag waving in the sky

International ·

Did Trump’s charm offensive work in the Philippines?

President Trump's whirlwind tour of Asia revealed that Trump’s style of diplomacy focuses more on his personal relationships with world leaders than diplomatic relations between countries.
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Book cover for 21st Century Cooperation: Regional Public Goods, Global Governance, and Sustainable Development.

International ·

Regional cooperation: the key to peace and prosperity

International cooperation and the provision of public goods are essential to the world’s prosperity, contends 21st Century Cooperation, a new book featuring several SIS contributors.
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Alessandra Clará, SIS/MA ’16, points to a whiteboard with writing

Alumni ·

Alumna propagates social entrepreneurship through consultation and education

Alessandra Clará, SIS/MA ’16, explains how she and classmates in the MA in Social Enterprise program co-founded Strategic Good after graduation to spread the concept of social entrepreneurship to organizations around the world.
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Professor Anthony Fontes

International ·

SIS welcomes Professor Anthony Fontes

Professor Anthony Fontes, a human geographer and ethnographer focusing on Central American gangs and migration to the US, joined SIS this fall.
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