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United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation Accredits MS in Geospatial Intelligence

United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation has announced its accreditation of the Master of Science in Geospatial Intelligence program at Johns Hopkins University, under its Collegiate Accreditation Program. JHU’s Advanced Academic Programs offers a 12-course online interdisciplinary Master of Science in Geospatial Intelligence that enables students to learn and lead the profession of geospatial intelligence. A read more…

Alum Kasey Pipes Back at JHU to Discuss Book on Nixon

Alum Kasey Pipes Back at JHU to Discuss Book on Nixon

Kasey Pipes (MA in Government ’99) returned to the JHU Center for Advanced Governmental Studies to discuss his latest book publication: After the Fall: The Remarkable Comeback of Richard Nixon (Regnery History: 2019). Kasey has made a major contribution in this area of Nixon scholarship as there have been very few books that have dealt read more…

Paul Weinstein’s Recent Work on Boosting Economic Prospects for Families

Paul Weinstein, Director of MA in Public Management

Paul Weinstein, Program Director of the MA in Public Management Program, writes in a recent piece with Arielle Kane about options for supporting the economic wellbeing of working families. “Instead of spending more through the tax code or government programs, policymakers need to ensure that existing subsidies are not simply being passed through to third read more…

Drs. Jennifer Bachner and Sarah O’Byrne Publish Article on Teaching Quantitative Methods

Drs. Jennifer Bachner and Sarah O'Byrne

Dr. Jennifer Bachner (Director, Government Analytics) and Dr. Sarah O’Byrne (Coordinator, Center for Advanced Governmental Studies) have published the article “Teaching Quantitative Skills in Online Courses: Today’s Key Areas of Focus and Effective Learning Tools” in the Journal of Political Science Education. Abstract: At both the undergraduate and graduate level, an increasing number of students read more…

Members Running for POTUS, Impeachment, and Congressional Reform with Richard Skinner

MA in Government

Political scientist and award-winning precinct captain Richard Skinner discussed the large field of congressional POTUS candidates, the politics of impeachment in the House, and current issues in congressional reform. Please listen on the Episode Website (00:57:14) Congress, Two Beers In: Government Affairs Institute’s Senior Fellows discuss current congressional politics.

Paul Weinstein Quoted in The Sacramento Bee

Paul Weinstein, Director of MA in Public Management

Paul Weinstein, Director of the MA in Public Management program, was quoted in the article, Marijuana is a billion-dollar industry and bankers want in on it, survey says. Paul Weinstein, said that he was both “sort of surprised and not surprised” by the findings. “Bankers are a fairly conservative lot,” he said. “But at the same read more…

Paul Weinstein on 2019 WalletHub Tax Survey

Paul Weinstein

Paul Weinstein, Director of the Center for Advanced Governmental Studies‘ Master of Arts in Public Management program, was asked to interpret WalletHub’s 2019 Tax Survey findings. WalletHub’s survey found that 9 in 10 voting-age Americans do not believe the government is currently spending their tax dollars wisely. Why do you think that is? Please read Paul read more…

Paul Weinstein, Director of the MA in Public Management Program, on CNBC

Paul Weinstein

Paul Weinstein, Director of the Center for Advanced Governmental Studies‘ Master of Arts in Public Management program, talks about bank valuations and how they may change. Please watch Paul Weinstein’s segment here: Majority of bankers see 2020 recession (04:12) CNBC Television Published on February 25, 2019.  

Jack O’Connor, Director of the MS in Geospatial Intelligence, at USGIF Smallsat Workshop

Jack O’Connor

Jack O’Connor, Director of the MS in Geospatial Intelligence program, is moderating a panel discussion at the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation Small Sattelite Workshop: The Speed of Innovation, on Tuesday and Wednesday, February 19th and 20th. The panel is on Government Decision Making: Product vs. Pixels. USGIF and its Small Sats Working Group collaborate to host a read more…

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…

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