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New Research Focuses on Coping with Food Insecurity

Researchers from SPA, in partnership with Feeding America, recently studied how families that use government and community food assistance programs overcome obstacles and manage to put food on their tables.
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Ifeoluwa M. Olawole and Charlotte Prud'Humme

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Graduate Fellowships Available: Opportunity to Improve Lives Through Research

Applications are now being accepted for the Adel Ait-Ghezala Graduate Research Fellowships. These research fellowships are available to graduate students who are full-time enrolled students in a master’s or doctoral program at American University.
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Sharon Weiner and Thespina Yamanis

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SIS Faculty Win Awards for Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring

The Office of Graduate Studies and Research recently awarded Professor Sharon Weiner the 2019 Award for Excellence In Doctoral Student Mentoring and Professor Thespina Yamanis the 2019 Award for Excellence in Master's Student Mentoring.
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Two passports and a gavel

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Roadmap for Change: AUWCL Professor’s New Book on Practical Equality

Robert Tsai provides workable suggestions for strengthening individual rights.
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Schoolchildren stand on their destroyed school in the Yemeni city of Taiz in a photo from 2018.

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The US’s Role in the Hidden Genocide in Yemen

SIS professor Jeff Bachman, director of the Ethics, Peace, and Human Rights Program at SIS, recently published an article for Third World Quarterly making the case that the violence and destruction in Yemen amount to genocide.
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Ukrainian woman holding a rifle in military fatigues.

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Women Warriors: SIS Prof. Co-Authors Book on Female Combatants

Jessica Trisko Darden examines Ukrainian women in non-state armed groups.
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Alex Godwin

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Expanding Research in Computer Science

Alex Godwin is a new faculty member in the College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Computer Science. We recently interviewed Professor Godwin on his research interests and the projects he plans to pursue at AU.
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Three-story brick townhouses

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Study Finds Correlation Between Eviction Rates and High Number of STIs in the U.S.

A study published by American University and Yale University outlines a correlation researchers found between America’s eviction crisis and the high rate of sexually transmitted infections.
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The purple ribbon for domestic violence prevention.

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Secret No More: New Book Exposes the Truth About Domestic Violence

Rachel Louise Snyder’s No Visible Bruises shows how ‘private’ violence is a public threat.
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Paul Behringer

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The Making of an International Political Historian

With two published articles and three research fellowships, Paul Behringer, Ph.D. student in History, paves his way to becoming a renowned academic in U.S.- Russian-Japanese History.
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