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Political science

Forum brings together experts and the public for discussion of Capitol insurrection
Published Jan 12, 2021
SNF Agora Institute online forum provides expert answers to questions surrounding the impact, implications, and legacy of the attack on the U.S. Capitol
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Election fallout: Could partisan division prompt civil upheaval?
Published Nov 3, 2020
Political scientist Eugene Finkel discusses the threat of large-scale violence in response to the 2020 general election—regardless of who wins
We must ensure a free, fair, peaceful election
Published Oct 27, 2020
Political scientist Adam Sheingate decries threat of organized violence at the polls: 'This election, we stand on the edge of a precipice'
Rules of political engagement
Published Summer 2020
Drawing from interviews with political consultants and reps from social media platforms, JHU political scientist Adam Sheingate develops ethical framework for politics in the digital age / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Intersession 2020
Interstellar diplomacy
Published Jan 24, 2020
Students analyze the ways in which the 24th century tactics of the Starfleet Command provide a useful lens for understanding international relations today
Q+A
Shakespeare and political theater
Published Oct 21, 2019
SAIS Dean Eliot Cohen discusses the Bard's works and what they reveal about our political leaders and the drama unfolding in the nation's capital
Hahrie Han named SNF Agora Institute director
Published April 4, 2019
Han comes to Hopkins from UC Santa Barbara with a research focus on civic and political participation, collective action, organizing, and social change
Intersession
Intelligent debate
Published Jan 18, 2019
Hopkins students learn the Oxford-style format, which stresses substance over soundbite
Yascha Mounk joins SNF Agora Institute
Published Dec 21, 2018
Political scientist's recent work explores the rise of far-right populism and the threat it poses to established liberal democracies in North America, Europe
Interdisciplinary scholar
Global health policy expert named 34th BDP
Published July 2, 2018
Jeremy Shiffman, who comes from American University, views health care policy through the lens of political science