The country of Yemen in the Yemen flag colors.

International ·

US complicity in the Saudi-led genocide in Yemen spans Obama, Trump administrations

The destruction from a Saudi-led coalition's attacks on Yemen amounts to genocide. The coalition would not be capable of committing this crime without support from the US.
Full Story

PEKKA Association in Brebes, Central Java, Indonesia, stages a parade announcing the PEKKA program and activities throughout their village.

International ·

Empowering Women in Indonesia

ARC has published a paper with the founder of an Indonesian women’s organization working to empower marginalized women. Here are a few of the key takeaways for successful movement building based on the organization’s work fighting for women’s rights.
Full Story

Ariel McMillan at AU. Credit: Will Diamond.

Business ·

Rising to the Top

Kogod/SIS alumna Ariel McMillan, this year's academic welcome speaker, is inspiring the next generation of women business leaders.
Full Story

Men and women in military uniform holding the American flag.

On Campus ·

Stories Worth Telling: Honoring Military Service at AU

A closer look at veterans and military-affiliated individuals on campus.
Full Story

Photo of Mya Zemlock and Mitchell Lenneville standing beside each other, outside.

International ·

Students Simulate the G20 Leaders’ Summit

The second annual Model G20 Summit was a great success with more than 180 student attendees representing 15 institutions across the U.S.
Full Story

Two men in chairs in SIS room with AU backdrop.

On Campus ·

Ibram Kendi and Allan Lichtman Discuss the Struggle over Voting Rights

The two professors put voter ID controversies into historical perspective.
Full Story

Shadowy figures outlined, with large

International ·

Republican ads feature MS-13, hoping fear will motivate voters

MS-13 is not the biggest or most violent gang in the US. But its grisly murders and Latino membership inflame Americans' anxiety about immigration. GOP campaign ads stoke those fears to attack Democrats.
Full Story

Julie Walton, SIS/MA '19 embraces children's home workers in Sri Lanka.

International ·

How We Spent the Summer

For many SIS professors and students, the summer months are just as productive as the academic year. Here are a few of their stories.
Full Story

Book cover of Professor Boaz Atzili's Triadic Coercion

International ·

Triadic Coercion

Professor Boaz Atzili spoke with us about the seldom-examined theory of international relations, including why states often encourage the tactic as a necessary response — even when it's prone to backfire.
Full Story

Onaje Woodbine

On Campus ·

Welcome, New Faculty

Get to know AU's newest tenure-line professors, with expertise in subjects ranging from race and basketball to cybersecurity.
Full Story