Liberal Arts

MLA Program Alum Edward Gillespie and His Unique Approach to Police Officer Training

The Atlantic published an article about a 2004 Master of Liberal Arts Program Graduate, Edward Gillespie, and his unique, humanities-driven approach to police officer training in Baltimore. What Police Can Learn From Literature: The Baltimore Cops Studying Plato and James Baldwin Gillespie teaches a curriculum that includes literature, philosophy, and history. “You can get so into the read more…

Student’s Perspective on Master of Liberal Arts Degree

Master of Liberal Arts

In January, the Master of Liberal Arts program will begin offering classes at Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus. Classes will be held in the evenings and on Saturdays. Students may also choose to complete some of their coursework at the Homewood campus in Baltimore. The Montgomery County Campus Hopkins Happenings Newsletter recently interviewed a read more…

New MLA Course Taught by Former Maryland State Archivist

MLA Fall Course

The Johns Hopkins Master of Liberal Arts program is offering a new course this fall taught by Dr. Edward Papenfuse. Dr. Papenfuse was the Maryland State Archivist for 38 years. He retired last year and developed the course, “In the Rockets’ Red Glare: Citizen, Slave, Soldier, Sailor, and the Nearly Forgotten Faces of Baltimore in read more…

Master of Liberal Arts Program to Offer Classes in Montgomery County

Master of Liberal Arts

Author: Ellen Poltilove From Jerusalem to Graceland. Nature and the American Imagination. Literature and the Healing Arts. Those course titles are a sampling of the classes in the Master’s of Liberal Arts degree program, which, for the first time, will be offered at the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus. The master’s of liberal arts read more…

2014 Krieger Graduate Ceremony Summary

Shield Krieger

On Friday, May 23 the sun was shining on Homewood Field as 350 Krieger School of Arts and Sciences doctoral, master’s and certificate graduates walked across the stage during the 2014 Krieger School of Arts and Sciences graduation ceremony. The graduate procession was led by Dr. Memi Miscally and Dr. Susan Allen. As the graduates read more…

The Alumni Experience at AAP

DJ Jordan

As the 2014 Graduate Ceremony approaches, how do our alumni reflect back on their experience at AAP? It is our hope that graduates gain the essential knowledge and professional skills to take that next step in their career path. We interviewed Darrell “DJ” Jordan, an alumnus of the Johns Hopkins MA in Public Management, for read more…

AAP Career Services: How to Prepare for an Interview

Career Services

Many AAP students work full-time and are pursuing a graduate degree in order to make a mid-career move or transition to a different industry. Applying for jobs and preparing for the all-important interview can feel daunting. But it doesn’t have to be! Colleen Connolly McCusker, Associate Director for Career Services, provides students with the knowledge read more…