Politics and Policy

PhD Student Recognized with State Department Award

Posted: April 23, 2014 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: April 23, 2014 at 2:01 pm

School of Public Policy PhD student David Buffaloe received a Superior Honor Award from the U.S. State Department for various missions he’s orchestrated in hot spots around the world.

S-CAR Class Inspires Landmark Lawsuit

Posted: April 22, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: April 23, 2014 at 6:44 am

What Col. Ellen Haring learned in one of her Mason courses inspired her to be one of two plaintiffs in the landmark 2012 lawsuit that challenged the Department of Defense policy of excluding women from combat positions.

Experts to Analyze Ukraine Crisis, Crimea Conflict

Posted: April 21, 2014 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: April 23, 2014 at 2:02 pm

The drama of the conflict in Crimea comes to Arlington on April 23 when representatives from Ukraine and Russia share the stage during a program called “Beyond Crimea: The Evolution of the Crisis in Ukraine.”

10 Congressional Candidates Meet in Mason Forum May 5

Posted: April 18, 2014 at 5:12 am, Last Updated: April 21, 2014 at 7:09 pm

Foreign relations, domestic issues and personal aspirations will be explored during a forum among Democratic candidates campaigning for Virginia’s 8th Congressional District seat on Monday, May 5.

Women-in-Combat Plaintiff to Present Keynote at Gender and Conflict Center Reception

Posted: April 9, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: April 8, 2014 at 5:32 pm

Col. Ellen Haring, a PhD student in the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, was one of two Army Reserve plaintiffs in the landmark 2012 lawsuit that challenged the Department of Defense policy of excluding women from a quarter million combat positions solely on the basis of their gender.

Student Law Journal Hosts Former U.S. Attorney General

Posted: April 7, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: April 8, 2014 at 7:00 am

The National Security Law Journal hosted its second annual spring symposium, “Safe and Surveilled,” featuring former U.S. Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey.

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