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Maxwell Student Delegation Honored at Model UN Conference

December 9, 2022

The students received a Distinguished Delegates award while representing the Russian Federation.

Herrold Discusses her Research on Sovereignty in Palestine on POMEPS Podcast

December 6, 2022

Catherine Herrold, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, was a guest on the Project on Middle East Political Science (POMEPS) podcast and discussed her recent study, "Curating Sovereignty in Palestine: Voluntary Grassroots Organizations and Civil Society in the West Bank and East Jerusalem."

Alumnus Says MPA Provided a Global Perspective, Preparing Him for Career with the World Bank

November 17, 2022

Hugo Brousset ’13 works with the bank’s Partnership for Economic Inclusion, focusing on social protection with a global scope. 

Murrett Quoted in International Business Times Article on North Korea and China Challenging Japan

November 14, 2022

"China and North Korea will need to calibrate future actions, and not underestimate Japan's willingness to assert its presence throughout the region," Robert Murrett, professor of practice of practice of public administration and international affairs, tells International Business Times.

Khalil Quoted in USA Today Article on Biden’s Meeting With Israeli President Herzog

October 28, 2022

Osamah Khalil, associate professor of history, tells USA Today the meeting between the leaders could have an impact on the United States' efforts to garner more support for Ukraine.

Gueorguiev Quoted in Politico Article on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Rise to Power

October 22, 2022

“He always kind of played the background, gave credit to the people around him and never really took credit for himself,” says Dimitar Gueorguiev, associate professor of political science, of President Xi's early positions in the Chinese Communist Party.

Murrett Quoted in Newsweek Article on Putin’s Strategy Regarding Ukraine

October 12, 2022

"He doesn't have many good options at this point, especially with the current posture, especially in eastern and southern Ukraine," says retired Vice Admiral Robert Murrett, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs.

Taylor Talks to 3AW About Why Russia May Have Sabotaged Nord Stream Pipelines

September 30, 2022

Professor of Political Science Brian Taylor discussed the leaks in two Nord Steam pipelines that run between Russia and Germany with 3AW.

Abdelaaty Quoted in Politico Article on Russian Asylum-Seekers

September 29, 2022

Lamis Abelaaty, associate professor of political science, was interviewed for the Politico article, "The coming fight over Russian asylum-seekers."

McFate Discusses Putin’s Partial Mobilization of Russia in Newsweek Article

September 23, 2022

"I think it's an act of desperation," says Sean McFate, adjunct professor in the Maxwell-in-Washington program, of Putin's announcement.

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