SIS Welcomes New Faculty
The School of International Service is pleased to announce new tenure-line and term faculty members, including Adam Auerbach, Austin Hart, Miles Kahler, Sarah Snyder, Stephen Tankel, and Joe Young. Read More.
Professorís Book Examines Terror Authorization Act
Professor Shoon Murray’s new book The Terror Authorization: the History and Politics of the 2001 AUMF, asks whether it is time to repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) act and explores how two presidents have used this "war" authority. Read More.
Professor Chronicles Link Between 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. Read More.
Professor Investigates Conflict and Stabilization in Afghanistan
Associate Professor Shalini Venturelli recently returned after a year in Afghanistan investigating the conflict there and studying stabilization efforts. She was awarded the U.S. Army Commander’s Medal for Civilian Service and the Secretary of Defense Medal for the Global War on Terrorism. Read More.
Students Explore Diversity in International Affairs
SIS graduate students Giselle Lopez, IPCR ’14, and Kia Hall, Ph.D. candidate, were selected as inaugural Diplomacy and Diversity Fellows in a program that brought together graduate students from across the United States and Europe for seminars in Washington, D.C., and Paris. Read More.
Getting a Jump-Start
The Community of Scholars program gives high school students from near and far a taste of the college experience. Read More.
SIS Undergraduate Summer Internship Awards allow students access to summer opportunities they might otherwise be unable to pursue. Read More.
The summer study session, Israel: The Prospects for Peace, examined the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the prospects for a peace deal. Read More.
The summer practicum and course, Forests and Livelihoods: Rural Development in Brazil, explored environmental issues in Brazil. Read More.

Select Recent Op-eds

Professor Robin Broad: It's Time for Congress to Investigate Corporations, Again,The Hill, September 8

Professor Gordon Adams: The Great Defense Spending Distraction, Foreign Policy, September 3

Dean James Goldgeier: A New Birth of NATO, Politico Magazine, September 2

Scholar-in-Residence Johanna Mendelson Forman: Finding Gaston—And Perúís Gastronomic Heritage, Americas Quarterly, September 2

Professor Amitav Acharya: Debate: Is the US in Decline? The World Today

Assistant Professor David Bosco: In Gaza and Other War Zones, How Neutral is the United Nations? The Washington Post, August 1

Professorial Lecturer Jeff Bachman: Why has Obama rejected a more humane response to the hunger strike at Gitmo? The Hill, July 29

Assistant Professor Guy Ziv: A quiet revolution in the Israeli presidentís office, The Jerusalem Post, August 11

Assistant Professor Carl LeVan: African Trade Summitry, The Hill, August 6

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Associate Professor Cathy Schneider answers three questions on Unrest in Ferguson: "Police should not treat poor vulnerable communities as enemy countries.”

Associate Professor Susan Shepler answers three questions on the Ebola Outbreak: “Pre-existing weaknesses in the affected countries have meant serious challenges.”

Associate Professor Susan Shepler discusses her research on child soldiers. Watch the Spotlight Video.

Assistant Professor Carl LeVan and Josiah Oubowale write about urbanization in Nigeria in their article in the July issue of African Affairs.

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