Scissors cutting UK and EU flag.

Government & Politics ·

Timely Discussion of Brexit as Vote Looms

With news of a possible deal on the United Kingdom leaving the European Union looming, a panel of American University experts gathered to discuss Brexit at an event sponsored by SPA and the E.U. Transatlantic Policy Center in SIS on October 15th.
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SIS professor Patricia Agupusi.

On Campus ·

Five Questions for Patricia Agupusi

We spoke with Patricia Agupusi for our getting-to-know-you series with new SIS faculty.
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Man smiling with glasses in front of books.

Achievements ·

Maximum Impact: Grad Student Explains the Importance of Helping Farmers

Ephrem Tesfaye Woldegiorgis is earning his SIS master’s in international development.
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Dotan Haim

On Campus ·

Five Questions for Dotan Haim

We sat down with Dotan Haim for our getting-to-know-you series with new SIS faculty.
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Woman smiling at event with microphone.

On Campus ·

Susan Rice Talks Tough Love at All-American Weekend

Rice discussed early career challenges, effective leadership, and how political divisions weaken national security.
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Man smiling in front of tree brush.

Research ·

Get to Know Them: Erik Lin-Greenberg

This profile is part of an ongoing series on recently hired faculty.
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SIS student Kevin Norton.

Student Life ·

SIS Student Leads Kennedy Political Union

SIS student Kevin Norton serves as director of the Kennedy Political Union, hoping to engage more students in dialogue on foreign policy and American leadership abroad.
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Professor Kendi in front of blue AU swagging.

Government & Politics ·

Ibram X. Kendi Discusses Racism, Hope, and How to Be an Antiracist

Last Monday evening, Professor Ibram X. Kendi, one of the most influential historians and antiracist thinkers of our time, had a conversation about racism with a seemingly unlikely moderator—former white supremacist Derek Black.
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Ambassador Susan E. Rice

Government & Politics ·

Susan Rice on the Value of Tough Love

During the Obama administration, Ambassador Susan E. Rice served as the US ambassador to the UN and the president’s national security advisor. We spoke with Rice to learn more about her values and her experiences in foreign policy.
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The Berlaymont building, which houses the headquarters of the European Commission.

International ·

How Does the European Union Really Work?

Political chaos is growing in the UK as the government tries to manage the country's exit from the European Union. What does the EU do that so angered UK voters that they voted to leave?
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