Government/MBA

MA in Government Faculty Michael Siegel Publishes Article in Baltimore Sun

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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. 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…

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…

Paul Weinstein Quoted in Washington Post

Paul Weinstein

Recent Washington Post’s article, Why some new higher education reforms may hurt students rather than help, features several quotes from Paul Weinstein, Director of the MA in Public Management program. From the article: The most dramatic idea to speed students to graduation is to shrink college itself from four years to three, an option now provided by read more…

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…

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…

MA in Government Faculty Member Al From Featured in Washington Post

Al From

MA in Government faculty member Al From was featured in Washington Post Magazine article, What Democrats can learn from the centrists who got Bill Clinton to the White House. Al From is the founder and former CEO of the Democratic Leadership Council. Al From is co-teaching a class with Alice McKeon Political Ideas, Strategy, and Policy Implementationin in the read more…

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