Police Officers

Announcement ·

Police Training Needs Urgent Reforms, New Report from American University Reveals

A new AU report reveals that instructional models that are used to train police officers are in need of immediate transformation.
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Research ·

Does Online Learning Work? Answers From a Large University Study

SPA professor finds that face-to-face classes lead to better outcomes when accounting for instructor differences
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David Malet

Research ·

20 Years Later, A Survivor and Scholar Reflects on Amerithrax

The homegrown threat was a harbinger of modern biotech advances, and their potential unintended consequences.
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Suat Cubukcu

Research ·

How ISIS Propaganda Influences Public Sympathy

SPA researchers find that personal relationships matter more than social media in ISIS recruitment
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SPA Student Ellis Scherer

On Campus ·

Top Cyber Officials Kick Off Inaugural AU Changemaker Award Event

SPA Student Ellis Scherer Offers Reflections on Inaugural Event
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Government & Politics ·

2021 Sine Summer Series Imagines a Better America Post-Covid

Experts from across the globe join series discussing health, education, governance and policy, and the culture that draws thousands of viewers
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Anna Amirkhanyan and Ken Meier

Research ·

Long Term Care Decisions Rely on Trust

SPA Scholars find that individuals making long-term care decisions do not show bias against government and trust public and nonprofit performance data
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Langbein and Roberts

Research ·

SPA Researchers Explore the Labor Market for Public-Sector Nurses

Study finds that wage activity in other sectors matters to public-sector nurses, and that public personnel systems are responsive in return
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Flink and Chen

Research ·

SPA Researcher Shows Key to Better Roads Involves More Than Money

Managerial capacity matters to nationwide road improvements.
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Professor Hyra, director of the Metropolitan Policy Center, collaborates with Southwest DC Action on a community research project.

Research ·

SPA Professor and Center Explore the Path to Equitable Development

Research looks at how government interventions, such as disaster relief and sustainability initiatives, can displace low-income people of color.
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