SFS in the News

Interview: Professor Lahra Smith

Professor Lahra Smith, Associate Professor in the African Studies Program, was interviewed by The Caravel about her research on civic education in Kenya and Ethiopia.

SFS Senior Presses Congress to Vote on Gun Legislation at Protest

SFS senior Emma Iannini joined other anti-gun activists outside of the Capitol for a protest encouraging Congress to tighten background check requirements for gun purchasers, according to the Washington Post. Iannini previously appeared on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore on this issue.

Melanne Verveer on Women’s Role in Brokering Peace

Melanne Verveer, Executive Director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security, discusses a new study from the institute in Foreign Policy, demonstrating that women’s involvement in negotiations after conflict creates more sustainable peace.