Center for Advanced Governmental Studies

MA in Global Security Studies Student Colby Connelly Publishes Article in RealClear Defense

MA in Global Security Studies student Colby Connelly published an article in the RealClear Defense, titled Options for the U.S. Middle East Strategic Alliance. From the article: Since the inception of the Carter Doctrine, which firmly delineates American national security interests in the Persian Gulf, the U.S. has developed extensive political, security, and economic ties with read more…

MA in Government Faculty Michael Siegel Publishes Article in Baltimore Sun

MA in Government Program

MA in Government adjunct faculty Michael Siegel had published op-ed in the Baltimore Sun, titled Here’s how to end the shutdown: change negotiating strategies. From the article: When we can orient our approach to negotiation around interests instead of positions, we can increase the creativity of settlements, which is more likely to satisfy the needs read more…

Dr. Jennifer Bachner Publishes Case Study on Survey Experiments

Dr. Jennifer Bachner

Dr. Jennifer Bachner, director of the MS in Government Analytics program, has published a new research methods case study with SAGE, titled Studying Public Opinion Using Survey Experiments. The case study is based on research with Dr. Benjamin Ginsberg that examines how political leaders frame both history and the future to influence the public and advance their read more…

Paul Weinstein Quoted in CBS Story

Paul Weinstein

Paul Weinstein, Director of the MA in Public Management program, was quoted in the article, Mount Mercy University offers three-year Bachelor degree track. According to an analysis conducted by Paul Weinstein, in May, around 30 colleges across the U.S. had three-year programs. “The take-up rate to these programs is relatively small,” said Weinstein. “That’s because it only read more…

Dr. John Gans’ New Article in Foreign Affairs

John Gans

You may be interested to read the new article in Foreign Affairs — the flagship journal of the foreign affairs establishment — written by our Dr. John Gans. Dr. John Gans, as you may know, teaches “Introduction to Global Security Studies” and also “Politics and Process of American Foreign Policy” for us. His article looks at read more…

JHU Survey: Americans Don’t Know Much About State Government

Dr. Jennifer Bachner, Director of the Government Analytics program, and Dr. Benjamin Ginsberg, Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Center for Advanced Governmental Studies, conducted a survey to find out what Americans know and think about their state governments. Although states handle critical issues like education, health care and social services, Americans know very read more…

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…

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