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Dr. John Gans’ New Article in Foreign Affairs

John Gans

You may be interested to read the new article in Foreign Affairs — the flagship journal of the foreign affairs establishment — written by our Dr. John Gans. Dr. John Gans, as you may know, teaches “Introduction to Global Security Studies” and also “Politics and Process of American Foreign Policy” for us. His article looks at read more…

JHU Survey: Americans Don’t Know Much About State Government

Dr. Jennifer Bachner, Director of the Government Analytics program, and Dr. Benjamin Ginsberg, Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Center for Advanced Governmental Studies, conducted a survey to find out what Americans know and think about their state governments. Although states handle critical issues like education, health care and social services, Americans know very read more…

November 2018 Advanced Academics Programs Student Newsletter

Advanced Academics Programs

A busy semester of networking, celebration, and studying nears the end. To ensure that the semester runs smoothly for the AAP students, Student Affairs, Career Services, the Library, and Program Directors held events to promote strategies for academic and professional success. View November 2018 AAP Student Newsletter

Mavericks of War: A Discussion with Dr. Jason S. Ridler

Dr. Jason S. Ridler

Dr. Mark Stout sits down with Dr. Jason Ridler to talk about his book Mavericks of War: The Unconventional, Unorthodox Innovators and Thinkers, Scholars, and Outsiders Who Mastered the Art of War published in 2018. Dr. Ridler describes a cast of characters from T.E. Lawrence during World War I to the British pacifist Emma Sky who read more…

Environmental Sciences and Policy Faculty Elizabeth Hessami’s Article in Foreign Policy

The Masters of Science in Environmental Sciences and Policy faculty Elizabeth Hessami recently published in Foreign Policy an article on hydro-diplomacy/hydro-hegemony in Central Asia/Afghanistan, Afghanistan’s Rivers Could Be India’s Next Weapon Against Pakistan. New Delhi is funding an ambitious dam near Kabul that could reduce water flow to its rival downstream. The project might spark read more…

The Hopkins Environmental: MS in Environmental Sciences and Policy Newsletter

The Hopkins Environmental: MS in Environmental Sciences and Policy Newsletter

The Hopkins Environmental: MS in Environmental Sciences and Policy Newsletter Please see our Summer 2018, Issue 1, and Winter 2018, Issue 2, newsletters: Summer 2018, Issue 1 Winter 2018, Issue 2 Jerry L. Burgess, Ph.D. Director for the Environmental Science and Policy & GIS Programs jerry.burgess@jhu.edu 202-580-7562 Jennifer da Rosa Program Coordinator for the Environmental read more…

Fall 2018 American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting in Washington DC

Geographic Information Systems

The AGU (American Geophysical Union) annual meeting this Fall will be in Washington DC. We would love to meet all local and visiting alumni on December 12 from 5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M at the Club Room of the Morrison-Clark Historic Inn & Restaurant located at 1011 L Street NW. Please see the attached flyer for read more…

MLA Lecturer, Dr. George Scheper, Gave Plenary Talk, “Romancing the Maya,” at Symposium on “Pre-Columbian Cultures”

George Scheper

MLA Lecturer, Dr. George Scheper, gave a plenary talk, entitled “Romancing the Maya,” on November 1 at SUNY College at Old Westbury’s symposium on “Pre-Columbian Cultures – 500 Years after Aztec Tenochtitlan Reality and Reconstruction.” From Dr. Scheper: “Everybody knows about the ‘mystery’ of the Maya: about how a great monumental civilization once flourished in read more…

MLA Student, Dr. Michael T. Benson, Co-author’s Book, College for the Commonwealth: A Case for Higher Education in American Democracy

Current MLA student, Michael T. Benson, has co-authored College for the Commonwealth: A Case for Higher Education in American Democracy with Hal R. Boyd. “Presented as a practical yet persuasive look at why America needs thoughtful reinvestment in its colleges and universities, this study details how helping students can help sustain a healthy, democratic social read more…

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