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Rep. Lauren Underwood at WeLead Graduation Ceremony

Achievements ·

Rep. Underwood Addresses Graduating Women of WeLead Program

This week, American University School of Public Affairs' Women & Politics Institute held its annual WeLead program graduation at the D.C. Office of MacAndrews & Forbes.
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person in handcuffs, lawyer with prisoner, judge

Achievements ·

New Justice Report Recommends Accelerating the Pace of Reform

American University School of Public Affairs (SPA) and its Justice Programs Office released a report with recommendations from experts to transform the system into one that is more just and fair.
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Panelists at National Law Enforcement Museum event

Professional News ·

How National Security Agencies are Recruiting Employees in Challenging Times

During an event hosted at the National Law Enforcement Museum in Washington, D.C. by AU SPA Key Executive Program and Guidehouse last winter, experts from law enforcement agencies gathered to talk about recruiting challenges and opportunities.
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Group photo with AU President Sylvia M. Burwell and Professors Bettina Poirier and David Barker

Announcement ·

American University Launches Program on Legislative Negotiation

The Program on Legislative Negotiation addresses the gridlock in Congress and in state legislatures
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Stacey Abrams speaks at AU SPA Commencement Ceremony

On Campus ·

Stacey Abrams Speaks to the SPA Class of 2019 About the Power of Belief

Stacey Abrams, who shattered the glass ceiling with her 2018 run for governor of Georgia, received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from American University today and spoke at the commencement of the AU School of Public Affairs.
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Panelists at conference

Environment ·

Environmental Protection Experts Analyze Challenges and Opportunities for EPA

Participants in two-day conference at AU on the future of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency underscored the need for the agency to leverage scientific expertise and share its story widely to gain support and funding needed to do its work.
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Sine Fellows at a discussion about the future of the Republican Party

On Campus ·

Sine Fellows Kristol and Haslam Discuss the Future of the Republican Party

American University's Sine Institute of Policy & Politics focused on the future of the Republican Party and the current political climate during a recent event with Inaugural Sine Fellows Bill Kristol & Bill Haslam.
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Casey Chiappetta

Research ·

Seeking Justice through Research

Student stoplight on Casey Chiappetta, one of the most accomplished researchers at the master’s level at American University.
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Letter cubes simultaneously reading

Research ·

New Book Examines Landscape of Competing Facts in American Politics

AU School of Public Affairs Professor David Barker’s new book presents new survey research to explain what is fueling misinformation on both sides of the political spectrum and the consequences it has for society.
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Daniel Gade

Achievements ·

Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Gade Joins SPA Faculty

An extraordinary résumé of service, sacrifice, and resilience accompanies Daniel Gade, a retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel and former White House veterans-affairs advocate whose work as a Professor of Practice at SPA began this semester.
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