Research

Abraham Newman on the Principle of Deference

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.

Meet Georgetown’s Holocaust grave hunter

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.

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Michael Green On Leadership Trends in Modern Asia

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.

GIWPS Releases Report “Private Sector Landscape Analysis of Nigeria: Empowering Women and Girls through Partnerships”

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.

Dan Byman on Six Bad Options for Syria

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.

Bruce Hoffman and Dennis Ross Chosen As Winners Of 2015 Jewish Book Award

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.

Erik Voeten on Oil and International Cooperation

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.

Angela Stent’s Book Named one of Bloomberg’s Best of 2015

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.