Archived articles

political science

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
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