SFSQ Professor Mohamed Zayani’s book, Networked Publics and Digital Contention (Oxford UP, 2015), has been awarded the 2017 “Communication, Information Technologies, and Media Sociology Book Award” from the American Sociological Association (ASA).
Faculty Research at SFS
Professor Adely discusses how flawed quality measures often shape our understanding of education in the Middle East and what a closer look at these measures can tell us.
Meeting the educational needs of refugees and displaced people, particularly the need for higher education, is considered one of the greatest humanitarian challenges facing the international community in its response to the Syrian crisis.
Professor Ariane Tabatabai published new research regarding the future of the Iran Nuclear Deal, and Tehran-Washington relations more broadly, for the Cato Institute. She argues that the Trump administration should affirm its commitment to the deal and work to engage Iran in the global economy.
Alumna Mina Pollman (SFS’15) reviewed Professor Michael Green’s newest book, “By More Than Providence: Grand Strategy and American Power in the Asia Pacific Since 1783,” for the Center for International Maritime Security.
Professor Oriana Skylar Mastro published new research surrounding nuanced but significant changes in China’s North Korea strategy. She discusses the new Chinese thinking as well as implications for U.S. policy in a Peace Brief for the United States Institute of Peace.
Professor Christine Fair published research through the Hudson Institute on Jamaat-ud-Dawa, an Islamist militant group in South Asia, and their varying approaches toward non-Muslims inside and outside of Pakistan.
Professor Jacques Berlinerblau’s book “Campus Confidential,” emphasizing the importance of student-teacher relationships, was reviewed by the New York Times.
Professor Joanna Lewis addressed the current state of wind power in China and obstacles to its progress in recently published research.
The Director of the Institute for the Study of International Migration in the School of Foreign Service published research on immigration between Mexico and the US, including immigration of children.
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 Daniel Byman published “Fight or Flight: How to Avoid a Forever War against Jihadists” with Will McCants.
Professor Daniel Byman provided expertise to the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, focusing on understanding the terrorism threat posed by the Islamic State.
Georgetown SFS professor Michael David-Fox wins a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship for a book project on how the Soviet system and the WWII German occupation regime intertwined in the Smolensk region.
Professor Keir Lieber considered the changing nature of nuclear deterrence in research published in MIT Press Journals.
Dr. Michael David-Fox, Professor of History at Georgetown University, was selected as a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He was chosen as one of the fellowship awardees from a group of over 3,000 applicants in the Foundation’s 93rd competition.
Professor Michael Green takes a comprehensive, ground-breaking look at U.S. strategy in Asia his recently published book By More Than Providence: Grand Strategy and American Power in the Asia Pacific Since 1783.
Just released from Columbia University Press, Arsenault’s book, How the Gloves Came Off: Lawyers, Policy Makers, and Norms in the Debate on Torture, looks at the history of the American norm against torturing prisoners and what changed following the attacks on September 11, 2001.
Dr. Emily Mendenhall, an Assistant Professor of Global Health in the Science, Technology, and International Affairs (STIA) Program in the School of Foreign Service, hosted a panel on a series of papers she co-authored in The Lancet medical journal about syndemics.
Professor Marwa Daoudy writes about her experience in Turkey during the 2016 failed coup attempt. This article was originally published in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies’ Newsmagazine, Fall/Winter 2017.
Professor Daniel Neep talks to CCAS about his new book project, tentatively titled “The Nation Belongs to All: The Making of Modern Syria.” This article was originally published in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies’ Newsmagazine, Fall/Winter 2017.
This article by Professor Rochelle Davis is based on research conducted between 2013 and 2015 in Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey. These personal accounts shed light on the particular vulnerability of men in conflict, the role of conscription in forced migration, and the personal choices people make to not pick up arms. This article was originally published in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies’ Newsmagazine, Fall/Winter 2017.
Professor Elizabeth Arsenault’s participated in discussion of her recent book “How the Gloves Came Off” with the Global Dispatches Podcast.
Dr. Emily Mendenhall, assistant professor in the Science, Technology, and International Affairs (STIA) Program, published a series of papers in the Lancet medical journal, on syndemics. “The concept of syndemics stresses the importance of looking beyond medical factors to see how diseases come together through macro-social forces, offering a different framework for thinking about — and reacting to — health and healthcare inequities,” Mendenhall explains.