Archived articles


Governors forum
Navigating partisan waters
Published Jan 15, 2019
Three governors will discuss how they work with opposing-party legislatures at event co-hosted by JHU's SNF Agora Institute and PBS NewsHour
Political science
Civic disengagement
Published Dec 14, 2018
Most Americans don't know much about how their state government operates or who represents them, survey finds
On empowerment, leadership, and diplomacy
Published Dec 4, 2018
Ambassador Wendy Sherman discusses her experiences representing the U.S. in nuclear negotiations with Iran and North Korea
International economics
Political economist named BDP
Published Nov 27, 2018
Filipe Campante's research examines what constrains politicians and policymakers beyond formal checks and balances
The contested history of U.S. citizenship
Published Oct 31, 2018
Historian Martha Jones says birthright citizenship has built America's robust and diverse democracy / NPR
A message from President Daniels
Published Fall 2018
"At a moment when democracy again must be born anew, it is more important than ever that we all use the vital skills and tools that sustain democracy," writes Hopkins President Ronald J. Daniels / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Foreign Affairs Symposium
Four takeaways from Samantha Power's talk
Published March 14, 2018
Former U.S. ambassador to the U.N. discusses current political climate, addresses issue raised by student protesters
Hot or not: U.S. presidents edition
Published Jan 30, 2018
SAIS alum J.D. Dobson and his wife, Kate, co-author an entertaining journey through U.S. political history
Defense policy
Mattis outlines bold new strategy at SAIS
Published Jan 19, 2018
Secretary of Defense's strategy focuses on diplomacy, strengthening alliances, and securing a long-term budget from Congress
The most indecent of times
Published Nov 20, 2017
We have arrived at 'a moment defined by a struggle to define the national character,' philosophy faculty member writes