Government

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…

Paul Weinstein’s Article in RealClear

Paul Weinstein

Paul Weinstein, Director of the MA in Public Management program, publishes a new op-ed in the RealClear Policy: Time to Get DC’s Finances Under Control. In 1995, a Republican-led Congress worked with President Bill Clinton to get the District back on track. They created the District of Columbia Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Authority — better read more…

Intelligence History Brownbag with Dr. Rory Cormac

Rory Cormac

Dr. Rory Cormac speaking on his new book Disrupt and Deny: Spies, Special Forces and the Secret Pursuit of British Foreign Policy. Dr. Cormac is an Associate Professor of International Relations at the University of Nottingham and a visiting scholar in the Center for Advanced Governmental Studies of Johns Hopkins University Advanced Academic Programs. Date and time:  October read more…

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…

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