The New York Times reports that President Trump intends to appoint Nielsen, a current White House aide and “no-nonsense player and policy wonk,” to be the next DHS Secretary.
For second-year graduate student Madina Bizhanova, the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies (CERES) offers unparalleled opportunities for research on development and democratization in Central Asia.
The Walsh School of Foreign Service is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 Centennial Fellows: Nasser S. Judeh, the former Minister of Foreign Affairs in Jordan (2009-2017); Anne C. Richard, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration (2012-2017); Richard Verma, former U.S. Ambassador to India (2014-2017), and Claudia Escobar, former magistrate of the Court of Appeals of Guatemala and respected legal scholar.
Cristina Velasquez (SFS ’17), a current DACA protectee, speaks to the Washington Post about the need for Congress to pass a long-term bill to support undocumented childhood arrivals.
Spencer Boyer, Assistant Professor at the BMW Center for German and European Studies, spoke about Austria’s new chancellor and what his victory means for growing nationalist sentiments in Europe.
Mr. Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs, gave a talk on delivering prosperity and deepening democracy in the Eurozone on October 12, 2017. The event was sponsored by the BMW Center for German and European Studies.
Shireen Hunter, research professor at SFS, writes for Lobe Log on why the relationship between the US and Iran is fraught with challenges.