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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 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. Please read Paul Weinstein’s segment here: 2019 WalletHub Tax Survey The full Survey can be accessed here.  

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…

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…

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