The professor of Islamic studies and religion and international affairs explained that the White House’s decision was within its rights, but lacked an explanation.
Professor Christine Fair considered the future of Indian-U.S. relations in the context of a meeting between Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Foreign Policy.
While the Supreme Court agreed to hear a challenge to the policy in October, in the meantime, the modified policy has widespread effects according the Georgetown professor of sociology.
Professor Berlinerblau explained that the more prestigious the academic institution, the less likely it is that highly-paid professors actually engage with undergraduate students.
Professor Irfan Nooruddin provided perspective on problems with post-education employment for international students in the United States in comments for The Economic Times, an Indian publication.
Professor Victor Cha appeared on CNN to explain the importance of China in the future of any sanctions against North Korea.
Professor Brenda Shaffer broke down the significance of efforts to increase U.S. natural gas exports in an op-ed for The Hill.
Professor Victor Cha highlighted the inhumanity and incompetence of North Korea’s treatment of Otto Warmbier in an op-ed for Korea JoongAng Daily.
Abed, a graduate of the Latin American Studies program, is leading a study performed by the London School of Economics.
In the past three months, a string of terrorist attacks in the United Kingdom have forced the country to contend with a new reality: deadly terrorism is occurring on a scale not seen since the 2005 London bombings, bringing along with it a host of other dynamics and concerns. SFS faculty weigh in on the significance and consequences for the United Kingdom of these attacks.
With Trump’s policy on Ukraine seemingly undefined, the president took a moment to speak with Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s president.
The New York Times named Kathleen Kingsbury (SFS’01) an incoming Deputy Editorial Page Editor. Kingsbury previously worked as Managing Digital Editor at the Boston Globe.
The Georgetown alumnus died in his home at the age of 92. The Carroll County Times details the rich life experience of Mr. Fitzgerald, who will be missed.
The associate professor at the Center for Peace and Security Studies said the upcoming meeting between Donald Trump and Narendra Modi presents an opportunity for US-India relations.
Professor Bruce Hoffman commented on the implications of reports that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi may have been killed in a Russian airstrike, in an interview with the Cipher Brief.
The professor of International Affairs wrote about Europe’s leadership of the “West” while Trump is in office.
Professor Farr, the director of the Religious Freedom Research Project at the Berkley Center, spoke about the many Iraqi Christians facing deportation from the US.
Professor Ariane Tabatabai contextualized minor infractions of stipulations in the Iran Nuclear Deal for Politifact.
Frederick Lutke (SFS’21) was featured by CentralJersey.com for his academic accomplishments in high school.
Chad Griffin (SFS’97), the current head of the Human Rights Campaign who spent time in the Clinton White House and led national campaigns for marriage equality, was profiled in Arkansas Online.
Vera A. Rechsteiner (SFS’79) was recognized by Latinvex as both a “Top 100 Female Lawyer in Latin America in Energy and Infrastructure” and “Top 100 Lawyer in Latin America in Banking & Finance and Project Finance.”
Professor Christine Fair commented on the implications of threats against Democratic political candidates that forced them to withdraw from races in Iowa and New York, for Quartz.
SFS Professor Keir Lieber joined “Truth, Politics and Power” to discuss how technological advancements place the US nuclear arsenal at risk.
Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy (MSFS’04) detailed her motivations for running for public office, and her goals now that she is there, in a Vogue feature.
Professor Clyde Wilcox commented on the potential effects restrictions placed on Qatar by neighboring countries could have on the various international universities with campuses there, in the Washington Post.
Dr. Scott Brabrand (SFS’90) will begin as superintendent of Fairfax County Public Schools this July.
Professor Ariane Tabatabai outlined the methods the Iranian government has employed to prevent domestic, Islamic State-related terrorism, in the Los Angeles Times.
Hijab Shah (SFS’11, SSP’16) applied lessons from Afghanistan to present problems in Syria in commentary for the Center for Strategic & International Studies.
Professor Elizabeth Ferris commented on efforts by the Haitian Embassy in Washington to reshape Haiti’s image in the United States, for Afro.
Professor Shireen Hunter outlined the potentially dangerous implications of Saudi Arabian international diplomacy–particularly for U.S. interests–in a LobeLog article.