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Environment ·

Book Focused on Environmental Policy and Sustainability Receives International Political Science Prize

AU School of Public Affairs' Distinguished Executive-in-Residence Daniel Fiorino’s book, "A Good Life on a Finite Earth: The Political Economy of Green Growth," has been awarded the Charles Levine Prize of the International Political Science Association.
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Government & Politics ·

A Look Back: Reactions of Women Voters to the Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings

With reports over the weekend of new sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the debate over whether he should serve on the nation’s highest court has re-emerged as a political issue.
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Research ·

How Social Class is Tied to Citizen Satisfaction with Schools: What Can Be Learned from Korea

School of Public Affairs Assistant Professor Nathan Favero partnered with two graduate students to examine equity, a key pillar of public administration, and its impact on school evaluation in South Korea.
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On Campus ·

President Burwell Offers Encouragement to Veteran Program Leaders

Burwell addressed the 2019 class of scholars in the Stand-To Veteran Leadership Program.
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2019 APPAM Public Policy Camp

On Campus ·

Upcoming Public Policy Camp to bring Students, Policymakers Together

On September 27, AU's School of Public Affairs and the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM) will host a Public Policy Camp for undergraduate students to discuss the study of public policy and analysis.
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Announcement ·

Researchers Identify Negative Impacts of Food Insecurity on Children’s Health

A new paper by researchers by American University’s School of Public Affairs and the Boston University School of Social Work confirms the negative impact of food insecurity on child health.
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Announcement ·

AU’s Justice Programs Office Launches Racial and Ethnic Disparities Assessment Tool for Courts

The Justice Programs Office, a research center at AU's SPA, launched a Racial and Ethnic Disparities Program Assessment Tool.
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Government & Politics ·

Get to Know New Sine Executive Director Amy Dacey

Dacey talks political compromise, good bosses, and golf.
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Government & Politics ·

Betsy Fischer Martin Shares Insights on July Democratic Primary Debates

Betsy Fischer Martin, executive director of the Women & Politics Institute (WPI), shared her insights of the recent Democratic primary debates.
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On Campus ·

SPA and Guidehouse Bring Experts Together to Discuss Data Management

SPA and Guidehouse - a provider of management, technology and risk consulting services to the public and commercial sectors - convened a panel of thought leaders on July 30 to discuss strategies in the increasingly complex field of data management.
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