A study on Islamophobia by the Bridge Initiative was part of an analysis of the nature of hate crime and hate crime reporting in the Minnesota Post.
Will Todman (MAAS’16) explores the development of a war economy in Syria and how it is incentivizing the prolongation of the conflict in his piece published in the Middle East Institute.
Professor Irfan Nooruddin explores how countries with national political parties are more attractive to investors than countries with regional political party organization in a study published in Democratic Audit UK.
Professors Lindsay Oldenski and Theodore Moran shared their research on globalization and U.S. household consumption as part of a discussion of the increasingly negative public perception of free trade and its economic benefits in Newsweek.
Professor Steven Radelet’s article “Africa’s Rise—Interrupted?” was featured in the June 2016 issue of the IMF’s Quarterly, Finance and Development. Radelet argues that in order for African countries to manage the global slowdown—alongside other growing threats such as climate change—they will need to diversify their economies, increase competitiveness, and further strengthen institutions of governance.
Dr. Catherine Lotrionte co-published a paper entitled “Cyber, Extended Deterrence, and NATO” with the Atlantic Council.
Professor Matthew Kroenig published an article in the Annual Review of Political Science about empirical research about nuclear weapons.
Two SFS recent alumnae got to present their original research at SFS-Qatar during the “Writing Women’s Lives Conference” on March 20, 2016.
The Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding recently conducted a study, which was quoted in Slate, that shows a spike in anti-Muslim attacks worldwide within the past two years.
Professors Byman and Kroenig wrote a how to manual for scholars wanting to make an impact on policy. According to their manual, concrete impact can be accomplished by designing research appropriately and taking advantage of available conditions and opportunities to advance their ideas.
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 Abraham Newman co-published a paper entitled “Deciding to Defer: The Importance of Fairness in Resolving Transnational Jurisdictional Conflicts” with Cambridge University Press. Newman explores the Principle of Deference and argues for greater acceptance of another state’s exercise of legal authority in managing the conflicts posed by globalization.
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.