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Elliott School faculty, visiting scholars, and students are actively engaged in research and scholarship that contributes to the public debate on global issues, advancing understanding and helping to foster solutions to some of the world's biggest problems. Browse our research updates to see what our research community has been up to.

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Janet Steele Wins Third Fulbright Award

December 09, 2021
Media and Public Affairs professor Janet Steele received the third Fulbright Award of her career. She will research international media assistance at the University of Belgrade in Serbia.
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Eric Schluessel wins the John K. Fairbank Prize in East Asian history

October 20, 2021
Eric Schluessel was named the winner of the John K. Fairbank Prize in East Asian history since 1800 for his recently released book Land of Strangers: The Civilizing Project in Qing Central Asia.
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Elvira María Restrepo publishes on extrajudicial killings in Colombia

September 27, 2021
Elvira María Restrepo, Associate Professor of International Studies at the Elliott School, published her new paper “Perverse Incentives: Extrajudicial Killings in Colombia” in the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs.
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Paul Williams publishes article on peackeeping in Afghanistan

September 23, 2021
Writing for the IPI Global Observatory in “The Pitfalls of UN Peacekeeping in Afghanistan”, Professor of International Affairs Paul D. Williams highlights the requirements and risks behind sending a successful UN peacekeeping force into Afghanistan.
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Henry Hertzfeld wins contract from the World Intellectual Property Organization

April 20, 2021
Professor Henry Hertzfield, Research Professor of Space Policy and International Affairs and Director of the Space Policy Institute, has been awarded a contract with the World Intellectual Property Organization.
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Harris Mylonas comments on new book "Nation Building"

April 07, 2021
In his commentary of Andreas Wimmer’s new book Nation Building, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs Harris Mylonas praises the book's effort to explain an “empirical puzzle”: why some states, like Somalia or Belgium, fall apart, while others, like Botswana or Switzerland, strengthen and come together.
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Jennifer Brinkerhoff wins the ISA Distinguished Scholar Award

April 07, 2021
Jennifer Brinkerhoff, Professor of International Affairs, International Business, Public Policy and Public Administration was named a Distinguished Scholar by the  Ethnicity, Nationalism and Migration Studies (ENMISA) section of the International Studies Association (ISA).
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Alexa Alice Joubin publishes essay on Anti-Asian Racism under Covid

March 29, 2021
In her latest essay The Roots of Anti-Asian Racism in the U.S.: The Pandemic and ‘Yellow Peril’, Professor of English, Theatre, International Affairs, East Asian Languages and Cultures Alexa Alice Joubin observes the growing rise in anti-Asian sentiment and racism as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic through a historical and linguistic perspective.
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Sharon Squassoni publishes volume on nuclear negotiations

March 13, 2021
In Learning From Each Other: How Iran and North Korea Approach Nuclear Negotiations, Sharon Squassoni provides a look into the debate revolving policy making through the lens of both Iran and North Korea.