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.
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.
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.
Professor Erik Voeten sheds light on uncooperative policies of oil-exporting countries, arguing that the more a country depends on oil exports, the less engaged it will be in international institutions in International Studies Quarterly.
Professor Kathleen McNamara’s recent book ‘The Politics of Everyday Europe: Constructing Authority in the European Union,’ was reviewed by Foreign Affairs.
Professor and Director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies Angela Stent’s most recent book, ‘The Limits of Partnership: U.S.-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century,’ is listed as one of Bloomberg’s Best Books of 2015.
Professor Victor Cha recently published research on the success of the U.S. – Korea civil nuclear negotiations in setting standards for nuclear cooperation, the civil nuclear energy industry, and global nonproliferation.
Dr. Steven Radelet, Donald F. McHenry Chair in Global Human Development, and Director of the Global Human Development Program has released a new book, The Great Surge: The Ascent of the Developing World.
Professor Bruce Hoffman’s book “Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947,” a behind-the-scenes look at the tumultuous period leading up to the collapse of British colonial rule in Palestine and the establishment of the Jewish state, has been awarded the gold medal in The Washington Institute’s 2015 Book Prize competition, the research organization announced today.
Joanna Lewis, associate professor at the School of Foreign Service, explains five things we should all know about the U.N. climate change talks beginning today in Paris.
Professor Joanna Lewis published a paper on China’s non-fossil energy target and how the country’s methodology for calculating the target is neither transparently reported nor widely understood, in the journal “Science.”
Professor Jonathan Brown discusses Islamic scriptures and their interpretation with The Christian Century magazine.
Professor Steven Radelet discussed his new book “The Great Surge: The Ascent of the Developing World” on the Tiny Spark podcast.
Professor Steven Radelet discusses his new book “The Great Surge: The Ascent of the Developing World” with the ONE Campaign.
Contrary to popular belief, the greatest progress among the global poor in the history of the world is happening right now, says Steven Radelet, Georgetown’s Donald F. McHenry Chair of Global Human Development, in his new book.
SFS Professor Keir Lieber was featured in The Hoya for receiving a $500,000 research grant from the Carnegie Corporation to study the impact of technology on nuclear warfare.
Professor Matthew Kroenig discusses the possibilities and problems 3-D printing poses to national security and defense in The Washington Quarterly, with an emphasis on the question of the proliferation potential of 3-D printing.
The Caravel interviewed Professor Susan Martin about her State Department sponsored research on the environmental impact of refugee camps. Martin and Professor Mark Giordano, who also received the grant, will examine how the presence of large populations of refugees in camps over long periods of time has affected the quality, quantity, and usage of natural resources.
Professor Keir Leiber receives grant from the Carnegie Foundation to take a closer look at the future of nuclear deterrence.
Professor John Robert McNeill spoke with E-International Relations about the impact of environmental history on policy decisions and international relations. On the importance of studying ecological history, he said, “Human history is a subset of ecological history and, for many subjects but not all, best understood within that matrix.”
Professor Kristen Looney’s article on Chinese rural development has been published in The China Quarterly. Her study found that despite an initial emphasis on rural participation and moderate change, the new socialist countryside evolved into a top-down campaign to demolish and reconstruct villages.
Professor Charles King spoke to E-International Relations about the field of international relations and his approach to research.
New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof mentions Professor Steven Radelet’s new book The Great Surge: The Ascent of the Developing World in his column. Professor Radelet’s book comes out in November 2015.
Professor Christine Fair published a paper in Religions, a theological academic journal, about whether levels of piety and personal preference for Sharia law predicts support for sectarian violence in Pakistan.
Professor Edwin Tiongson discusses improvements in nonmonetary poverty in Mexico through improved access to basic services and infrastructure compared with a lack of growth away from monetary poverty.
Professor Marko Klašnja published research in the Journal of Theoretical Politics on corruption and increasing rents as a determining factor behind the incumbency disadvantage found in many developing democracies.