Rukmani Bhatia (MAGES’14) argued that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been intentionally diluting praise of democratic values from his remarks in research for Freedom House.
Alexander J. Potcovaru (SFS’18) laid out the precedent behind anticipatory self-defense measures the United States could take against North Korea in an op-ed for Lawfare.
Professor Joanna Lewis addressed the current state of wind power in China and obstacles to its progress in recently published research.
The Director of the Institute for the Study of International Migration in the School of Foreign Service published research on immigration between Mexico and the US, including immigration of children.
The GIWPS report, titled “Inclusive Justice: How Women Shape Transitional Justice in Tunisia and Colombia,” found a high standard for women’s inclusion in transitional justice.
Professor Berlinerblau explained that the more prestigious the academic institution, the less likely it is that highly-paid professors actually engage with undergraduate students.
Professor Daniel Byman published “Fight or Flight: How to Avoid a Forever War against Jihadists” with Will McCants.
Professor Daniel Byman provided expertise to the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, focusing on understanding the terrorism threat posed by the Islamic State.
ISIM and the UN Migration Agency published research finding that security was the only path to durable solutions for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
Georgetown SFS professor Michael David-Fox wins a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship for a book project on how the Soviet system and the WWII German occupation regime intertwined in the Smolensk region.
Sciences-Po exchange student Arthur Favereaux’s final paper for Trump’s Foreign Policy class, which was chosen by Professor Daniel Byman to be highlighted on the SFS website.
Professor Keir Lieber considered the changing nature of nuclear deterrence in research published in MIT Press Journals.
Dr. Michael David-Fox, Professor of History at Georgetown University, was selected as a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He was chosen as one of the fellowship awardees from a group of over 3,000 applicants in the Foundation’s 93rd competition.
Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS) and the Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM), along with the UN Migration Agency, the International Organization for Migration, and the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr organized a conference on “Migration and Displacement in Iraq: Working Towards Durable Solutions.” The conference, which focused on multiple aspects of forced migration, ran from April 19 to 21 in Erbil, Iraq.
The Georgetown University Institute for the Study of Diplomacy’s New Global Commons working group recently published a report entitled “New Challenges to Human Security: Environmental Change and Human Mobility,” which looks at how environmental shifts shape both internal and external patterns of migration and how different actors are responding.
Professor Kelly McFarland and Vanessa Lide of the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy (ISD) wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog about the potential effects of climate change on human security. In the piece, they summarize key findings of a recent ISD report on the subject.
The Bridge Initiative, in partnership with the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate at Georgetown, released research results examining American Catholics’ perceptions of Muslims and Islam.
Professor Michael Green takes a comprehensive, ground-breaking look at U.S. strategy in Asia his recently published book By More Than Providence: Grand Strategy and American Power in the Asia Pacific Since 1783.
Just released from Columbia University Press, Arsenault’s book, How the Gloves Came Off: Lawyers, Policy Makers, and Norms in the Debate on Torture, looks at the history of the American norm against torturing prisoners and what changed following the attacks on September 11, 2001.
Dr. Emily Mendenhall, an Assistant Professor of Global Health in the Science, Technology, and International Affairs (STIA) Program in the School of Foreign Service, hosted a panel on a series of papers she co-authored in The Lancet medical journal about syndemics.
American Druze Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellow Reem Bailony writes about the history of Syrian migration to the United States. This article was originally published in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies’ Newsmagazine, Fall/Winter 2017.
MAAS Alum Will Todman explains how the Assad Regime has benefited from bringing back siege warfare. This article was originally published in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies’ Newsmagazine, Fall/Winter 2017.
Professor Marwa Daoudy writes about her experience in Turkey during the 2016 failed coup attempt. This article was originally published in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies’ Newsmagazine, Fall/Winter 2017.
Professor Daniel Neep talks to CCAS about his new book project, tentatively titled “The Nation Belongs to All: The Making of Modern Syria.” This article was originally published in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies’ Newsmagazine, Fall/Winter 2017.
This article by Professor Rochelle Davis is based on research conducted between 2013 and 2015 in Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey. These personal accounts shed light on the particular vulnerability of men in conflict, the role of conscription in forced migration, and the personal choices people make to not pick up arms. This article was originally published in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies’ Newsmagazine, Fall/Winter 2017.
Professor Elizabeth Arsenault’s participated in discussion of her recent book “How the Gloves Came Off” with the Global Dispatches Podcast.
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.
A new book about prehistory, co-authored by Professor Karl Widerquist at SFS in Qatar (SFS-Q), questions whether people are better off because of the existence of government and property rights.
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.