Preeti P. Menon, Zephi Francis, Leola Abraham, Janeanne Gonzales, Joseph T. Johnson II

Achievements ·

JPO Unveils New Resources for Drug Treatment Courts

The Justice Programs Office (JPO), a research center in the School of Public Affairs, showcased its new resources during the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) Rise19 Conference.
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Street art of woman

Government & Politics ·

New Poll examines the Tricky Question of ‘Electability’

Gender on the Ballot - a non-partisan project founded by the Women & Politics Institute and the Barbara Lee Family Foundation (BLFF) - released a new poll that examined the question of electability with likely voters in the 2020 presidential election.
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Patty Cogswell

Safety & Security ·

How Do You Measure Success in the National Security Sector?

The latest podcast episode of Mission is Possible, a series about national security management, highlights the benefits and challenges of measuring success.
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Sasha O'Connell

Achievements ·

Sasha Cohen O'Connell, Former Senior Executive Service FBI Official, to Join the AU School of Public Affairs

Sasha Cohen O’Connell (SPA/MPA'98/PhD'12) will join SPA in August 2019 as an executive-in-residence and director of the master's program in Terrorism and Homeland Security Policy
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On Campus ·

Add These SPA Book Club Recommendations to Your List

American University's School of Public Affairs (SPA) released its 2019-2020 list of new picks for its SPA Dean's Book Club, a reading club for graduate students led by SPA Dean Vicky Wilkins.
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Betsy Fischer Martin, Anna Palmer, and Jake Sherman

On Campus ·

Authors Offer an Inside Look at Congress During the Trump Administration

Jake Sherman and Anna Palmer, senior writers for Politico and co-authors of the Politico Playbook newsletter, recently discussed their book, "The Hill to Die On: The Battle for Congress and The Future of Trump's America," during an event held at SPA.
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Government & Politics ·

Up for Debate: Faculty Experts Predict Hot Topics for Democratic Presidential Debates

We asked some AU School of Public Affairs faculty experts what they think will play out during the early Democratic presidential primary debates.
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Gender on the Ballot

Announcement ·

Gender on The Ballot: New Project to Examine the Role of Gender in 2020 Elections

The AU SPA Women & Politics Institute and the Barbara Lee Family Foundation and are proud to announce the launch of Gender on the Ballot, a new non-partisan project to examine and contextualize gender dynamics in the 2020 elections.
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On Campus ·

Amy K. Dacey to Lead the Sine Institute of Policy and Politics

Amy K. Dacey has been named as the executive director of the Sine Institute of Policy and Politics
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Achievements ·

SPA Joins National Alliance to Help Preserve At-Risk Social Science Data

AU School of Public Affairs (SPA) has been chosen to join a select consortium of institutions, including Harvard and Cornell Universities, as part of the Data Preservation Alliance for the Social Sciences (Data-PASS).
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