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Paul Weinstein Quoted in Washington Post

Paul Weinstein

Recent Washington Post’s article, Why some new higher education reforms may hurt students rather than help, features several quotes from Paul Weinstein, Director of the MA in Public Management program. From the article: The most dramatic idea to speed students to graduation is to shrink college itself from four years to three, an option now provided by read more…

Mark Zaid on NPR’s All Things Considered

Mark Zaid, Esq.

The Center for Advanced Governmental Studies faculty member Mark Zaid recently appeared on NPR’s All Things Considered. Mark Zaid talked about how security clearances work, the process to attain security clearances, and who in the government gets them. Read > Mark Zaid teaches Legal Issues in Intelligence and National Security course for our Certificate in Intelligence program.

Paul Weinstein Quoted in PBS Article

Paul Weinstein

PBS NewsHour’s article, Critics warn that well-meaning reforms may be lowering college standards, features several quotes from Paul Weinstein, Director of the MA in Public Management program. From the article: The most dramatic idea to speed students to graduation is to shrink college itself from four years to three, an option now provided by at least 32 read more…

Center for Advanced Governmental Studies Newsletter: Connect 2018

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Dear Alumni,  As spring comes to a close, we celebrate the end of another successful academic year here at CAGS and welcome a new class of alumni. This year 200 graduated from one of our existing 5 master’s and 3 certificate degrees! One of our alumni, Jeff Selingo (MA in Gov, ’01), delivered the AAP read more…

Understanding the United States Relationships with Its Counterterrorism Partners: An Interview with Dr. Stephen Tankel

Dr. Stephen Tankel

Global Security Podcasts The United States vitally depends on foreign partners as it fights terrorist groups around the world. However, those relationships often do not deliver what Washington thinks they should. In this Global Security Podcast, Mark Stout talks with Dr. Stephen Tankel about his new book With Us and Against Us: How America’s Partners Help and Hinder read more…

SpyCast with Dr. Mark Stout

Dr. Mark Stout

Dr. Vince Houghton, historian and curator at the International Spy Museum, sat down with intelligence experts Drs. Mark Stout and Chris Moran to discuss the two volume book Spy Chiefs, which they both contributed to and edited. Listen Spy Chiefs: A Conversation with Mark Stout and Chris Moran Dr. Mark Stout, is the Program Director read more…

Paul Weinstein Quoted in CNBC Article

Paul Weinstein

Today’s article in CNBC, Why a college degree in three years is easier said than done, features several quotes from Paul Weinstein, Director of the MA in Public Management program. From the article: “Schools are forcing four years into three. Some provide guidance on their policy for accelerated programs, while others say you can do it in three read more…

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…

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