Negotiations with Iran: Three Questions for Anthony Wanis-St. John
Associate Professor Anthony Wanis-St. John, an expert on international negotiations, describes the prospects for a deal. July 30.
Minors at the Border: Three Questions for Daniel Esser
Assistant Professor Daniel Esser, an expert on aid effectiveness who has conducted field research in Mexico, explains the root causes of the influx of minors to the U.S. border and suggests ways to slow the flow of people. July 22.
Crisis in Iraq: Three Questions for Benjamin Jensen
Scholar-in-Residence Benjamin Jensen, an expert on international security, explains the precarious situation in Iraq and outlines next steps. July 10.
Israel-Palestine Tensions Rising:
Three Questions for Guy Ziv
Israel-Palestine tensions rose after three missing Israeli teens were found dead. Assistant Professor Guy Ziv, an expert on Israel, provides context and explains what might happen next. July 3.
Professor Investigates Police Repression and Race Riots
Associate Professor Cathy Schneider's new book, Police Power and Race Riots: Urban Unrest in Paris and New York, traces the history of urban upheaval in New York and Paris, focusing on the interaction between police and minority youth. Watch a Spotlight Video with Professor Schneider.
Professor Focuses on Urbanization
Assistant Professor Malini Ranganathan, an urban geography expert, says new growth brings questions of equality to the forefront of city planning and development discussions. Watch a Spotlight Video with Professor Ranganathan.
Professor's Book Redefines Child Soldiers
Associate Professor Susan Shepler's new book, Childhood Deployed: Remaking Child Soldiers in Sierra Leone, examines the difficult reintegration of former child soldiers in Sierra Leone.
Professor Examines Geoengineering
Assistant Professor Simon Nicholson discusses the promise and potential downsides of geoengineering solutions to climate change. Watch a Spotlight Video with Professor Nicholson.
Spotlight on the MIS program
The Master in International Service (MIS), directed by Claudia Hofmann, offers opportunities to advanced graduate students and professionals in the fields of international affairs and international service.
Spotlight on the GGPS program
The Global Governance, Politics and Security (GGPS) program, directed by Michael Schroeder, provides students with the professional and specialized training and skills necessary to launch careers in international affairs and public service.
SIS Associate Professor Boaz Atzili received the Edgar S. Furniss Book Award for his book, Good Fences, Bad Neighbors. The Furniss Award is given annually at Ohio State University to "an author whose first book makes an exceptional contribution to the study of national and international security."
Incoming SIS Assistant Professor Adam Auerbach will be awarded the 2014 Best Dissertation Award from the Urban Politics section of the American Political Science Association at its annual meeting next month for his dissertation, "Demanding Development: Democracy, Community Governance, and Public Goods Provision in India's Urban Slums."
Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Akbar Ahmed's book, The Thistle and the Drone: How America's War on Terror Became a Global War on Tribal Islam, received the gold award in the political science category of the Foreword IndieFab Awards.
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Boaz Atzili: A Cycle of Vicious Hypocrisy, U.S. News & World Report, July 30
Michael Schroeder: A little help from our friends: Canada could help alleviate a humanitarian crisis, The Hill, July 30
Jeff Bachman: Why has Obama rejected a more humane response to the hunger strike at Gitmo? The Hill, July 29
Hillary Mann Leverett and Flynt Leverett: The Rise of the Petroyuan and the Slow Erosion of Dollar Hegemony, World Financial Review, July 28
David Bosco: When the Blue Helmets Are to Blame, Foreign Policy, July 22
Guy Ziv: 5 reasons to resume Mideast peace talks after Gaza war, The Hill, July 22
James Goldgeier: MH17 won't change our relationship with Russia since there isn't really any relationship worth talking about, The Monkey Cage, The Washington Post, July 22
James Goldgeier: MH17 is a tragedy, not a game-changer, The Monkey Cage, The Washington Post, July 21
Neil Shenai and David Elam: What U.S. should do about Islamic State group, Newsday, July 17
Michael Schroeder: Chiseling away at peace in Syria, The Hill, July 17
Johanna Mendelson Forman: In defeat, a teaching moment for Brazil, The Hill, July 15
Eve Bratman and Adam Jadhav: How Low-Income Commuters View Cycling, CityLab, July 15
Joseph Young and Lionel Beehner: Is ranking failed or fragile states a futile business? The Monkey Cage, The Washington Post, July 14
Amitav Acharya: The Post-American Multiplex World, The Huffington Post, July 14
Robin Broad: Why are so many kids crossing the US-Mexico border and what should Obama do? The Hill, July 10
Gordon Adams: Magic Money and Budgetary Malpractice, Foreign Policy, July 9
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