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.
Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar’s (SFS-Q) Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) researchers recently published a new book, “Bullets and Bulletins: Media and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings,” focusing on sociopolitical and media transitions in the Middle East since the 2011 Arab uprisings.
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.
New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof mentions research study “When Islamophobia Turns Violent: The 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections” conducted by The Bridge Initiative, in his column. Based in Georgetown University’s Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, The Bridge Initiative is a multi-year research project that connects the academic study of Islamophobia with the public square.
Professor Victor Cha discussed his recently published “Powerplay: The Origins of the American Alliance System in Asia” with the Princeton University Press.
Alumnus Wa’el Alyazat was part of a panel of experts discussing processes for the prosecution of crimes committed in Syria, particularly by the Assad government, at The Washington Institute.
Andrea Moneton (SFS’18), a Research Intern for the East-West Center in Washington, published an article exploring the tendency of Asian students to favor STEM fields during US study abroad.
Professsor Michael Green discussed the international political implications of the recent ruling on South China Sea territorial claims by the Permanent Court of Arbitration.
The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) researched the importance of local involvement in the transitional process of post-conflict societies.
Professor Matthew Kroenig examines the dynamics and the policy implications of a multipolar nuclear order in Asia.
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.
Dr. Angela Stent, Directer 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.
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.
Timothy Loh’s (MAAS’16) research, published on Gnovis, examines the role of technology in the lives of refugees. The paper, titled “Digitizing Refugees: The Effect of Technology on Forced Displacement”, also discusses the influence of technology on the trajectory of forced displacement.
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.