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.
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 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.
The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security published a report based on the Institute’s recent thematic workshop on women’s economic participation in post-conflict and fragile settings held at Georgetown University in December 2015.
The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security published a paper on violations of international law in Myanmar’s
new ‘Race and Religion Protection’ laws.
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.
Sarina Jain (SFS’17) wrote about the power of remittances for women’s economic empowerment for the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security blog. Jain is a research assistant at the Institute.
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.
Elijah Jatovsky (SFS’16) discusses modern criteria for revitalizing the Israeli-Palestinian peace process in his first academic article, published in Dartmouth’s World Outlook Undergraduate Journal of International Affairs.
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.”
Lina Zdruli (MAGES’17), a Global Futures Fellow, responds to UNHCR Antonio Guterres, calling for legislation naming environmentally displaced persons ‘refugees’ rather than economic migrants.