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Dr. Jennifer Bachner Publishes Article in Wall Street Journal

Dr. Jennifer Bachner

Dr. Jennifer Bachner, director of the Master of Science in Government Analytics and Certificate in Government Analytics, publishes an article in the Wall Street Journal: “Is Predictive Policing the Law-Enforcement Tactic of the Future?” Predictive policing’s supporters say it will make police departments more effective and improve community relations. Critics say it will result in read more…

GIS Students Awarded Esri User Conference Student Assistantships


Hilary Melton, Andrew Whitman, and Lindsay Spencer, current students in the Johns Hopkins Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) program, were recently awarded Student Assistantships for the 2016 Esri User Conference. Based in California, Esri is a leading international supplier of GIS applications, software, and geodatabase management tools. The Esri User Conference (UC) promotes collaboration and networking for read more…

Ben Ginsberg Quoted in Washington Post and His New Book

Benjamin Ginsberg, PhD, is the David Bernstein Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Center for Advanced Governmental Studies of Advanced Academic Programs at the Johns Hopkins University.

Ruth Marcus asks in her Washington Post column whether presidential popularity matters in an era of congressional gridlock, and quotes Ben Ginsberg’s reply based on his new book, Presidential Government (Yale University Press, 2016). “Presidential power is no longer the power to persuade,” said Dr. Ginsberg. “Popularity at one time was a major factor in a read more…

Sold Out? Iraq, the CIA, and the Kurds: An Interview with Dr. Bryan Gibson

Bryan R. Gibson

Dr. Bryan Gibson has recorded an interview with the International Spy Museum as part of the Museum’s popular Spycast series. In the interview, Dr. Gibson discusses his book, Sold Out? Iraq, the Kurds, U.S. Foreign Policy and the Cold War (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) and explains how Iraq should be considered a Cold War battleground every read more…

Odyssey: Fall 2016 Certificate on Aging Information Session

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Odyssey: Fall 2016 Certificate on Aging (COA) Information Session Thursday, September 15, 2016 6:30-8:00 pm Shaffer Hall, JHU Homewood Campus Learn about Johns Hopkins Odyssey Certificate on Aging (COA) program: a full curriculum of courses on Aging and the Aging experience, designed for self/family/and community-focused interest. You will have an opportunity to talk and interact read more…

Dr. Antoinette WinklerPrins Presents at Leiden University College

Dr. Antoinette WinklerPrins

JHU AAP Director for Environmental Programs, Dr. Antoinette WinklerPrins, will be delivering a public presentation and a guest lecture in a course at Leiden University College in The Netherlands next week. The guest lecture (4/26/16) is in a course on Water Resources and River Management and will focus on her research about Amazon River floodplain read more…

Paul Weinstein Was Quoted in the Guardian

Paul Weinstein

Paul Weinstein, Director of the MA in Public Management program, was quoted in the Guardian: Low-income Americans spend as much as $400 to get tax refund. Report finds poorer Americans fall prey to tax preparers who deliberately target low-income areas and jack up prices ahead of 15 April filing deadline.

Washington Post Publishes Article about MS in Regulatory Science Program

MS in Regulatory Science

The Washington Post publishes an article about our MS in Regulatory Science program: “Regulatory science degrees help researchers think outside the lab.” “Learning about the entire total product life cycle at the Johns Hopkins program really helped me to understand all the facets of product development and regulatory approval pathways,” says Jonathan Helfgott, who also read more…