Rachel Robinson (right) with Ore Ojo, a senior program manager from White Ribbon Alliance Nigeria.

International ·

Intimate Interventions: Book Shows How Countries Were—and Weren’t—Ready for HIV

SIS Prof. Rachel Robinson links family planning and HIV prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa.
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Alumna Dilanthi Ranaweera working in a rice field

Alumni ·

Sowing Opportunity

Dilanthi Ranaweera, MA ‘15, wants rural, low-income farmers to have more opportunities: access to health care; education; better technology; and the chance to simply take a vacation.
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Alumna Luke Heselden stands at a podium giving a presentation

Alumni ·

Fortifying US Security

Luke Heselden, SIS/MA ’13, works behind the scenes to keep citizens safe.
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Professor David Hirschmann.

International ·

SIS remembers David Hirschmann

On July 7, the School of International Service lost a beloved member of its community: Professor David Hirschmann.
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Assembly room inside City Hall in Hamburg, Germany.

International ·

Improving democracy through participation in constitution-making

SIS and SPA professors collaborate on a new book that explores how the process of writing a new constitution impacts a nation’s level of democracy.
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Professor Ibram X. Kendi.

International ·

Meet Professor Ibram X. Kendi

This fall, SIS welcomes best-selling author and award-winning historian Ibram X. Kendi as a new professor of international relations.
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Interim Dean Christine BN Chin poses in the Atrium at the School of International Service.

International ·

Christine BN Chin leads the way as SIS interim dean

On August 9, Professor Christine BN Chin stepped into her new role as interim dean of the School of International Service.
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Greek flag atop stack of Euro coins.

International ·

How Greece could escape debtors’ prison – if Europe opens the door

While Greece and its economy seem to be reviving, Professor Randall Henning explains that debt looms over the country's future.
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The United States Capitol building in Washington, DC.

International ·

Can Congress pressure the White House on human rights?

Professor Sarah Snyder examines the history of how the US balances its foreign policies and US human rights values.
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The bronze eagle statue outside of AU's Bender Arena on a sunny spring day.

On Campus ·

10 Reasons You Need to Go to Preview Day

Why American University’s “open house” event is a must for prospective students.
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