Dr. Emily Mendenhall, assistant professor in the Science, Technology, and International Affairs (STIA) Program, published a series of papers in the Lancet medical journal, on syndemics. “The concept of syndemics stresses the importance of looking beyond medical factors to see how diseases come together through macro-social forces, offering a different framework for thinking about — and reacting to — health and healthcare inequities,” Mendenhall explains.
Professor Ori Z. Soltes discussed his latest book, God and the Goalposts: A Brief History of Sports, Religion, Politics, War, and Art at an event hosted by the Georgetown University Center for Jewish Civilization.
SFS history professor John Tutino recently published New Countries: Capitalism, Revolutions, and Nations in the Americas, 1750–1870, a volume focusing on independence and associated political economic development in the Americas.
Professor Karl Widerquist, SFS-Q, explains how contemporary political philosophers have spread unverified beliefs about prehistory in his new book, “Prehistoric Myths in Modern Political Philosophy.”
In SFS-Q Professor Jeremy Koons’ new book, “The Normative and the Natural,” he and his co-author Dr. Michael P. Wolf argue that scientific views and society’s opinions on correct or expected actions can be reconciled.
Father Matthew Carnes, professor and Director of the Center for Latin American Studies, discusses the policy challenges presented by the massive informal work force in Latin America
Professors Elżbieta Goździak and Susan Martin overviewed the issues surrounding unaccompanied youth migrants in research for the Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM).
Professor Mark P. Lagon examined the legacy of recent U.S. leadership of the U.N. Human Rights Council and the potential future of the UNHCR in research published by the Council on Foreign Relations.
SFS Professor Victor Cha’s book “Powerplay: The Origins of the American Alliance System in Asia” was reviewed in Foreign Policy.
A new book by SFS-Q Professor Rory Miller, “Desert Kingdoms to Global Powers: The Rise of the Arab Gulf,” aims to explain and explore the rapid progress in the region.
CERES Senior Fellow Andrew Kuchins published a research report through the Center on Global Interests with recommendations for the Trump Administration of a new Russia policy.
Dr. Alex Henley, the inaugural American Druze Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at CCAS, reflects on the problem of sectarianism in the wake of the Arab Revolutions.
A recent Bloomberg article cites the research of Professors Theodore Moran and Lindsay Oldenski, who found that an increase in employment at the Mexican subsidiaries of U.S. corporations leads to an increase in employment in the U.S. as well.
The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security explores the impact women have had around the world as presidents, prime ministers, and parliamentarians through interviews with Kosovar Ambassador Vlora Çitaku, Rwandan Ambassador Mathilde Mukantabana, and Irish Ambassador Anne Anderson.
CIRS Research Fellow Mohamed Zayani’s book on cyber activism has been awarded the 2016 Toyin Falola Africa Book Award, which is conferred by the Association of Global South Studies (AGSS) to recognize the best book on Africa.
Professor Bruce Hoffman, in an article for the CTC Sentinel, discusses counterterrorism challenges facing the next presidential administration. In the article, he discusses the continuing threat of ISIS, along with the growing threat of al-Qaida and other violent extremist groups.
Professor Victor Cha and Professor Robert Gallucci compiled research for the George W. Bush Institute’s Human Freedom Initiative on the need for the next U.S. presidential administration to devise a new strategy and policy regarding North Korea. In the report, the risks posed by North Korea to the United States are highlighted.
In August 2016, Professor Irfan Nooruddin, Hamid bin Khalifa Professor of Indian Politics in the Walsh School of Foreign Service, and Professor Thomas Flores of George Mason University published Elections in Hard Times: Building Stronger Democracies in the 21st Century.
Georgetown alum Yingxian Long’s study discusses bureaucratic politics, specifically the decision by China to deploy HYSY-981, a semi-submersible oil platform in the South China Sea. Long’s study seeks to advance the study of Foreign Policy Analysis, by analyzing the bargaining game among the different actors involved in this issue.
Professor Marwa Daoudy recently published “The Structure-Identity Nexus: Syria and Turkey’s Collapse (2011)” with Cambridge Review of International Affairs. This research looks at structural and identity-based factors to explain the shift in Syria and Turkey’s relationship following the Arab Spring.
The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) released new research on workplace policies and practices that empower women and Millennials, who together constitute the majority of the U.S. workforce. The report includes recommendations for businesses to empower, retain, and profit from both cohorts simultaneously.
Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar (SFS-Q) Professor Amira El-Zein argues a case for considering human creativity as an offshoot of the divine in a new book, “Creativity and the Sacred.”
Professor Victor Cha published “Powerplay: The Origins of the American Alliance System in Asia,” examining several important moments defining U.S. engagement in Asia and the theory behind them.
Professor Charles King received funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities to write a book that analyzes the work of a group of early 20th-century social scientists, including Franz Boas, and their fight against racism and other forms of prejudice, to be published in 2019.
Professor Yuhki Tajima published research on the correlation between democratization and gang proliferation, specifically examining Indonesia as an example.
Georgetown University’s Bridge Initiative recently published the results of their survey, which found that only 14% of Catholics hold a favorable view of Muslims. The results were discussed in this Christian Daily article.
Georgetown University’s Bridge Initiative, a research group focused on Islamophobia, has found that many Catholics hold negative or limited views of Islam, as reported in Crux.
SFS-Q Professor Mohamed Zayani has been awarded the 2016 “Global Communication and Social Change Best Book Award” from the International Communication Association (ICA). Zayani’s Book is titled Networked Publics and Digital Contention (Oxford University Press, 2015), and is part of the Oxford Studies in Digital Politics Series.
The Bridge Initiative, a multi-year research project that connects the academic study of Islamophobia with the public square, released a report detailing the responses of American Catholics to questions about their perception of Islam.
In a response to Global Futures Initiative’s blog “Global Future of the Environment”, Dr. Marwa Daoudy stresses the importance of raising awareness for climate change. She states that we have a “moral imperative” to address the dangers posed by this issue, especially for future generations.