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Progressive Policy Institute Publishes Paul Weinstein’s New Paper

Paul Weinstein

The Progressive Policy Institute in Washington recently published Paul Weinstein’s paper titled “Which colleges offer three-year bachelor’s and why aren’t they working?” Paul Weinstein is the Director of the Advanced Academic Programs’ Master of Arts in Public Management program.

AAP Alumni Veronica Goodman Releases Children’s Book

Veronica Goodman Releases Children's Book

AAP’s MA in Public Management program alumni Veronica Goodman releases a humorous children’s alphabet book about economics. From Adam Smith to Zero Sum, E is for Economics is a humorous, colorful introduction to the language of economics for preschool-age children. The book features a new economics term for every letter of the alphabet, illustrated by full-color, playful read more…

Dr. Jennifer Bachner Quoted in Baltimore Style

Dr. Jennifer Bachner

Today’s piece in Baltimore Style Magazine, Power Pose in 2018: More Women Are Running for Office Than Ever Before, features several quotes from Dr. Jennifer Bachner, Director of the Master’s in Government Analytics Program. From the article: “While midterm elections usually don’t draw large turnouts, this year may be an exception. Every election has its own read more…

MA in Public Management Selected as One of the Best Online MPA Programs

The 50 Best Online MPA Programs

Advanced Academic Programs’ Master of Arts in Public Management has been ranked #4 in the top 50 Best Online Master in Public Administration Degree Programs by bestcolleges.com: The 50 Best Online MPA Programs Students wanting to pursue their MPA online will find a rigorous program at Johns Hopkins. In the program, JHU’s renowned faculty covers government read more…

The DNA of Geospatial Intelligence at Johns Hopkins

Geospatial Intelligence

A closer look at the Johns Hopkins University Geospatial Intelligence Program By Jack O’Connor According to a television commercial I see frequently, it is now possible to map our internal geospatial history. You submit your DNA sample to different companies and learn the geographic origins of your individual genetic code.  The combination of geospatial intelligence and read more…

Mark Zaid on The 1A on NPR

Mark Zaid, Esq.

The Center for Advanced Governmental Studies faculty member Mark Zaid was recently one of two featured guests on the NPR’s 1A radio show talking about security clearance processes. Listen > Mark teaches Legal Issues in Intelligence and National Security course for our Certificate in Intelligence program.

Dr. Mark Stout in War on the Rocks

Dr. Mark Stout

Dr. Stout’s article The National Security Case For Immigration: How Immigrants And Minorities Have Boosted U.S. Hard Power was published in War on the Rocks. Dr. Mark Stout, is the Program Director of the of the MA in Global Security Studies, Certificate in Science, Technology and National Security, and the Certificate in Intelligence.

Dr. Jennifer Bachner Discusses Best State Capitals on WalletHub

Dr. Jennifer Bachner

Director of the MS in Government Analytics program Dr. Jennifer Bachner discusses how to evaluate the nation’s state capitals in WalletHub’s 2018’s Best State Capitals to Live in. For example, in response to the question of whether residents of capital cities are more likely to be politically engaged, Bachner explains: Given the work of political staff, read more…

Mark Zaid on PBS News Hour

Mark Zaid, Esq.

The Center for Advanced Governmental Studies faculty member Mark Zaid was on the PBS News Hour talking about security clearance processes. Also, Mark Zaid was recently featured in the USA Today article. Mark teaches Legal Issues in Intelligence and National Security for our Certificate in Intelligence program.

International Study: Nature Conservation and Sustainability in Cuba

Viñales National Park

420.678 Nature Conservation and Sustainability in Cuba Winter Intensive: January 6-14, 2019 JHU students will have the opportunity to learn about the culture, ecology, biology and geology of Cuba as part of a January intersession course sponsored by the Environmental Science Program and the Center for Government Studies. Learn More >

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