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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.

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…

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 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.

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