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 Michael Green discusses potential geopolitical effects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on shaping regional order, the balance of power including a rising China, and sustaining U.S. power in the region in The Washington Quarterly.
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.
Tobias Vestner (MSFS’16), a Global Futures Fellow, agrees with UNHCR António Guterres that in solving contemporary challenges surrounding global migration, multilateralism is the answer – but, he argues, not yet.
The SFS Center for Security Studies held its inaugural Graduate Student Symposium, “The Changing Calculus of Security and Violence,” on November 21, 2015, featuring graduate student research presentations.
Professor Jonathan Brown discusses Islamic scriptures and their interpretation with The Christian Century magazine.
CERES Visiting Researcher Dr. Diana Dumitru has come to CERES to work on a new research project looking at Soviet Jews in the post-WWII era. Although many people are well acquainted with Soviet anti-Semitism, Dr. Dumitru found a lack of scholarship analyzing why relations between the Soviet state and Jews soured post-war. Her research will focus on centralized Soviet policy and its application in Moldova and Ukraine.
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.
The SFS Asian Studies Program, in partnership with the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, launched a pilot program aimed at cultivating the next generation of Asia specialists in the United States with a focus on Japan. Georgetown graduates and undergraduates selected worked on Japan-themed research papers under the guidance of Japan focused faculty including Professors Michael Green and Jordan Sand.