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political science

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
The Known World
Who is the working class?
Published Spring 2018
In this debut episode, The Known World podcast dives into issues facing the American working class / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Global affairs
Why thousands are protesting in Iran
Published Jan 4, 2018
Experts Vali Nasr, Ryan Calder discuss the economic causes of and political fallout from Iran's demonstrations
Insurgencies and insurrections
What 'Star Wars' gets right about rebellions
Published Dec 21, 2017
Whether on planet Earth or in a galaxy far, far away, rebellions often look the same, Hopkins political scientist notes / The Washington Post
Interdisciplinary scholars
Trailblazing social scientist joins JHU
Published Nov 6, 2017
Vesla Weaver is a leading scholar on racial inequality, criminal justice issues
Reflecting on Charlottesville
Published Sept 28, 2017
Hopkins hosts Virginia faith leader for discussion of contentious August rallies and their aftermath, free speech, and the politics of disempowerment
Pig politics
Published Fall 2017
New book by Matthew Crenson, professor emeritus in the Department of Political Science, examines how and why Baltimore's political systems work—or don't / Johns Hopkins Magazine