Responding to Georgetown’s Global Futures Initiatives blog, Dr. Shambaugh addresses the role of legitimacy and consumer adaptability in managing the issue of global climate change. He also mentions the tendency for this task to become “highly politicized”.
As the Obama administration enters its final months, Georgetown government and international affairs professor Robert Lieber has published a book evaluating and critiquing the full-body of President Obama’s nearly eight years of foreign policy experience.
Professor Katharine Donato, Director of the Institute for the Study of International Migration, writes in the Annals of American Academy of Political and Social Science that illegal migration is a relatively new phenomenon that emerged in the second era of capitalist globalization. Donato argues that the potential for illegal migration is greater now because of climate change and growing civil conflict in poor nations.
Studying Bangladesh, Professor Katharine Donato investigated how legal status affects international migration out of the country and otherwise stratifies society. Her paper on the subject was published in the July 2016 issue of The Annals of The American Academy of Political and Social Science.
Professor Charles King has received a grant from the National Endowment for Humanities to write a book on Frank Boas and his peers, a group of anthropologists who challenged conceptions about race and helped develop cultural anthropology in the early twentieth century.
Professor Erik Voeten analyzed the ability of International Governmental Organizations to distribute, and sometimes diffuse, conflict.
Professor Victor Cha discussed his recently published “Powerplay: The Origins of the American Alliance System in Asia” with the Princeton University Press.
Professsor Michael Green discussed the international political implications of the recent ruling on South China Sea territorial claims by the Permanent Court of Arbitration.
Professor Matthew Kroenig examines the dynamics and the policy implications of a multipolar nuclear order in Asia.
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.
Dr. Angela Stent, Director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies, discussed the dynamics of the relationship between Russia and China, which is finding geopolitical common ground, in a study published by the Transatlantic Academy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Since 2010, Professor Rochelle Davis has conducted research among the refugee communities in Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey, working with MAAS Alum Abbie Taylor.