SIS students Isabella Baker, Luis-Manuel Gutierrez, and Rebecca Slavik at the IS-ISSS conference on "Emerging Conflict Domains."

Research ·

Who Lives in Russia’s Backyard?

SIS students worked with Professor Dylan Craig on research that focused on Russia's actions in breakaway regions.
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An illustration of a hand holding a torch

International ·

Boycotting the Olympics: Five Questions about the US’s Diplomatic Boycott of the Winter Games in Beijing

Here are five things to know about the diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, according to SIS professor Robert Kelley.
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German chancellor Olaf Scholz

International ·

5 Things to Know about Germany’s New Leadership

We spoke with SIS professor Garret Martin, co-director of the Transatlantic Policy Center, to learn more about Germany's new chancellor and the current coalition government.
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SIS Professor Paul Wapner seated portrait

International ·

After 30 Years, Professor Paul Wapner Says Goodbye to SIS

Professor Paul Wapner, retiring after 30 years at SIS, answers questions about his time at AU and the evolution of global climate policy over the past three decades.
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How 2021 Made History

International ·

How 2021 Made History

SIS faculty list the year's events that they believe will make it into future history books.
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hand holding phone with pink ribbon symbol and women on laptop computer screen

Research ·

Can Mobile Devices Increase Breast Cancer Education and Screening among Underserved Populations?

SIS professor Maria De Jesus’s recent research investigated the efficacy of mobile health intervention strategies related to breast cancer knowledge and screening among low-income Latina immigrants.
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Map showing the maximum range of Soviet missiles deployed in Cuba in 1962.

Research ·

What Individual Events in Political Science Can Teach Us

SIS professor Joseph Torigian recently authored an article advocating his case for event-specific research. We spoke with him to ask some questions about his article and the study of such events.
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Serge Okogo

Alumni ·

SIS Alumnus Advocates Disability Rights as Advisor to President of Gabon

Serge Okogo, SIS/MA ’14, has become a role model for the deaf community in Gabon as well as an advocate for the most vulnerable people in his country.
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Members of the Sikhona team, including Cyrus Wangari, Agnes Gitonga, Elli Wachtman, Lucy Githambo, and Jane Gitonga.

International ·

SIS Student Founded and Leads Nonprofit Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Kenya

We spoke with Elli Wachtman, SIS/MA '22, about how the Sikhona Research Centre came to be, the center’s work, and why she is pursuing both a master’s degree and Social Innovation for Global Impact graduate certificate.
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Photographs of Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Ra’naa Iqbal and Stephen Demarais, which were taken while they served in the Peace Corps.

Announcement ·

AU Among Peace Corps’ Top-Enrolling Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program Institutions

The Peace Corps has named AU No. 1 among the top 10 Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program institutions for the 2020–21 academic year, ranked by enrollment.
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