Under the Obama administration, America has pulled back from its long-time role of international leadership, and in doing so has antagonized its friends and emboldened its foes, according to a new book by SFS professor Robert Lieber.
Professors Susan Martin, director of the Institute for the Study of International Migration, and Rochelle Davis, director of the Master of Arts in Arab Studies program, discuss their research on the refugee crisis with a focus on Syria with Georgetown Magazine.
For Joseph Sassoon, uncovering the inner mechanics of authoritarian regimes in the Arab world is a critical step toward creating free and open societies in the region.
Trafficked Children and Youth in the United States is the first book of its kind to be based on empirical research and focused solely on survivors of child trafficking in the United States, while acknowledging differences in age, gender, and circumstances.
Kelly McFarland, Director of Programs and Research for the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, wishes a happy birthday to NATO in the “ISD Diplomatic Pouch blog,” celebrating the diplomatic creativity and foresight behind the dynamic and adapting organization.
Professor Betsi Stephen researched the potential effects of North and South Korean unification on the problem of the aging South Korean population, looking to German reunification as an informative guide, in Asian Population Studies Journal.
Professor Matthew Kroenig presents new empirical research challenging the conventional wisdom that U.S. and other powers’ nuclear arsenals have a major bearing on nuclear proliferation and non-proliferation in other states in the Journal of Peace Research.
Professor Michael David-Fox was interviewed by University of Pittsburgh Press about the recent publication of his book, ‘Crossing Borders: Modernity, Ideology, and Culture in Russia and the Soviet Union.’
The Washington Post highlighted the work of Father Patrick Desbois, the new holder of the Braman Endowed Professorship of the Practice of the Forensic Study of the Holocaust.
Georgetown announces a $10 million gift that will endow a program on the forensic study of the Holocaust at its new Center for Jewish Civilization.
Georgetown announces a partnership with the United Nations HeForShe campaign, an international movement that encourages men and boys to advocate for gender equality.
Professor and Executive Director for the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security Melanne Verveer celebrated the release of her new book, ‘Fast Forward: How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose,’ as part of Global Gender Justice Week.
Three MASIA students, Jonathan Corrado (MASIA’17), David Tian (MASIA’16), and Zi Yang (MASIA’16), were selected to present their research papers on North Korea and China at the 19th annual Harvard East Asia Society Conference 2016, “[Re]imagining Asia.”
Qi Zhang, MASIA’16, argues in the Georgetown Journal of Asian Affairs that the reason behind China’s recent acceleration of its hydropower program is not a conventional explanation like climate change or economic benefit, but rather the Communist Party of China’s sensitivity to its own regime legitimacy.
Professor Michael Green was interviewed by the Georgetown Journal of Asian Affairs to discuss ‘Makers of Modern Asia,’ the theme of a course he teaches on how leaders affect bilateral and multilateral dynamics in Asia and the U.S.
Two Georgetown professors – Bruce Hoffman and Dennis Ross – win the prestigious 2015 National Jewish Book Awards (NJBA), the longest running awards program in North America.
The co-evolution of technology and society in the fast changing Middle East and North Africa region is the focus of a new book titled Networked Publics and Digital Contention: The Politics of Everyday Life in Tunisia, written by SFSQ Professor Mohamed Zayani.
Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) and Accenture Federal Services released a study examining the effectiveness of private sector initiatives that support women and girls in Nigeria. The report, Private Sector Analysis of Nigeria: Empowering Women and Girls Through Partnerships, also includes recommendations for collaborating that will help strengthen individual programs.
Taylor Salisbury, GHD ’15, examines the differences in returns to schooling across races since the initial 1990s post-apartheid era in the International Journal of Educational Development.
Nerea M. Cal and Rukmani D. Bhatia of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security recently published a report, ‘Learning to Work with Both Hands: A Close Examination of Women’s Political and Economic Participation in Post-Conflict Kosovo.’
Since 2010, Professor Rochelle Davis has conducted research among the refugee communities in Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey, working with MAAS Alum Abbie Taylor.
Andrew Chapman (MASIA’16) was recently published in the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ journal ‘New Perspectives in Foreign Policy’ for his article on Japan’s role in the maritime security of the South China Sea, offering insight on how Japan could help maintain peace in the region.
Anna Applebaum, the 2015-2016 Hillary Rodham Clinton Research Fellow with the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, discusses the key roles women could play in the Syrian peace talks – if given the chance.
Professor Erwin Tiongson published empirical findings on individual preferences for public spending in aging populations creating possible generational conflict over the allocation of public funds in the Institute for the Study of Labor Discussion Papers.
The Institute for the Study of International Migration recently published its ‘2015 Situation Report on International Migration:
Migration, Displacement and Development in a Changing Arab Region.’
ZongXian (Eugene) Ang (SFS’16) had a research article published in the University of Wisconsin Journal of Undergraduate International Studies. His piece is found on p. 49-57.
Professor Michael Green discusses potential geopolitical effects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on shaping regional order, the balance of power including a rising China, and sustaining U.S. power in the region in The Washington Quarterly.
Professor Christine Fair argues in The Washington Quarterly that the Pakistani foreign policy and security establishment has propagated five myths dangerous to U.S. foreign policy and Pakistani-Indian relations.
Professor Dan Byman discusses the crossroads at which Syria and U.S. foreign policy have found themselves thanks to stalemate in Syria and attacks abroad in The Washington Quarterly.
Professor Bruce Hoffman and Ambassador Dennis Ross had their books chosen as winners of the 2015 Jewish Book Awards. Hoffman’s book “Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle For Israel, 1917-1947” won the prize for Jewish Book of the Year and Ross’s book “Doomed to Succeed: The U.S.-Israel Relationship from Truman to Obama” won in the History category.