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Dr. Maryann Cusimano Love helped represent the Holy See at the United Nations in the negotiations and passage of the historic nuclear weapons ban. The Vatican cast its vote in favor of the treaty on July 7th, along with 122 countries; it was the Holy See's first vote ever at the United Nations.  The Catholic Church teaches that the possession as well as the use of nuclear weapons are immoral. The Holy See has invited Dr. Love to participate in a Vatican meeting on reducing nuclear weapons; other participants include the Secretary General of the United Nations and several Nobel Prize winners.


On April 10, Asian Studies director Dr. Andrew Yeo moderated a career panel on Asia and International Relations with Mr. Kevin Kim, U.S. Department of State; Mr. Nicholas Hamisevicz, former Director of Research and Academic Affairs, Korea Economic Institute of America; and Mr. David An, Senior Research Fellow, Global Taiwan Institute and former Senior Project Manager, Lockheed Martin. All three guests are currently pursuing their doctorate degree at CUA in the Politics Department.  


Asian Studies minor Bailey Piazza (A&S 17) presented her honors thesis, “A Farewell to Arms? How U.S. Arms Sales to Taiwan Blur the One China Policy and Impact U.S.-Sino Relations” in May at the politics department senior honors colloquium.

 

 

 

On January 19th, CUA announced the creation of the Center for the Study of Statesmanship (CSS), a center devoted to the promotion of research, teaching, and public discussion about how statesmanship can defuse conflict and foster respectful foreign and domestic relations.  In order to bring its ideas to the broader DC policy community, CSS is inviting media and policy makers to a "launch event" at the National Press Club on the evening of September 13th. Read More

 

A July 10 New York Times article about Speaker Paul Ryan quoted Dr. Matthew Green discussing Ryan's propensity towards compromise.
 
Dr. Matthew Green and Dr. Douglas Harris (Loyola Maryland) are awarded the John C. Donovan Prize for best paper at the 2015 New England Political Science Association Annual Meeting.
 
Professors Stephen Schneck and Matthew Green are quoted in a news story on the Catholic vote and trust in political institutions by Catholic News Service.
 
Dr. John K. White is quoted in a Sinclair Broadcast Group story on the GOP and black voters.
 
Dr. Matthew Green is quoted in an April 15 story in The Christian Science Monitor about Speaker Paul Ryan's refusal to run for president.
 

The politics department and the National Capital-Area Political Science Association cohosted an all-day political theory conference for graduate students at CUA on March 18.

Associate Professor Matthew Green is interviewed by Al Jazeera news about the results of the March 15 presidential primaries.

Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, is quoted in a Wall Street Journal story about recent conflict between the Obama White House and U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY).

Professor John White pens a guest column for the New York Daily News about the recent skirmish between Donald Trump and the Pope.

Associate professor of politics Matthew Green appeared on C-SPAN December 24 to discuss his new book Underdog Politics.

Dr. Dorle Hellmuth, professor of politics, spoke about the Paris attacks, ISIL and the Syrian refugee crisis at CUA's "Out of the Box" lunch dialogue on December 1.
 
Politics Professor Speaks at Library of Congress
Matthew Green, professor of politics, spoke at the Library of Congress on December 2 about his new book Underdog Politics: The Minority Party in the U.S. House of Representatives.
 
Professor Schneck Blogs on Paris Attacks
Professor Stephen Schneck published a blog post on November 16 about French terrorist attacks and the experiences of department chair Dennis Coyle who was in France at the time.
 
News Stories about Speaker Boehner's Resignation Quote CUA Professor
Associate Professor Matthew Green is quoted in news stories in CQ Roll Call and the National Catholic Register
 

Associate Professor Stephen Schneck is quoted in several news stories about Pope Francis' Visit to Washington, D.C.

Politics Professor Named President of Political Science Association
Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, is elected president of the National Capital Area Political Science Association for the 2015-16 academic year.

Story about Pope's Visit Quotes Politics Professor
Stephen Schneck, an associate professor of politics, is quoted in Roll Call on Pope Francis' impending visit.

Professor Discusses Fiorina Candidacy
Professor John White is quoted in a Fox News story about Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina.

Bloomberg News Quotes Politics Professor
Associate Professor Stephen Schneck was quoted on the topic of Hillary Clinton and welfare reform.

News Story on Former Mayor Gray Quotes Professor
In a recent story in GW's Hatchet, Associate Professor Matthew Green discusses Vincent Gray's recent visit to his co-taught course Washington 101.

Professor Quoted on Chris Christie and Federal Reserve
Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, is quoted in a Reuters story on Chris Christie's comments on the Federal Reserve.

Stephen Schneck Quoted on Pope Frances and Cuba
Associate Professor Stephen Schneck discusses the influence of Pope Frances in Cuba and the United States.

Professor Speaks at Carnegie Council
Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor of politics, speaks at a panel discussion about Catholic perspectives on nuclear deterrence.

Politics Senior Wins Fulbright
Robert Sylvester, a senior politics major, is awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Taiwan for 2015-16.  Congratulations Robert!

Politics Professor Receives Research Award
John K. White, professor of politics, receives Catholic University's Faculty Award for Achievement in Research.

Book Panel Features Politics Professor
Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, discusses his book Underdog Politics at a book panel sponsored by the Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies.

Three Politics Graduate Students Win Fellowships
Joshua Bowman, Emily Butler, and Gregory Collins, Ph.D. students in Politics, have been awarded competitive fellowships from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, an organization that promotes the ideas of liberal arts and Western Civilization in higher education.

Roundtable on Terrorism Features Politics Professor
Assistant Professor Dorle Hellmuth participates in roundtable discussion at George Washington University on terrorism in the U.S. and Europe.

Professor Quoted on Pope's Visit to Cuba
Stephen Schneck, associate professor of politics, is quoted in the Washington Post about Pope Francis' planned visit to Cuba.

Professor Discusses New Book on Minority Party
Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, is interviewed about his new book Underdog Politics:  The Minority Party in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Politics Majors Elected to Lead SGA
Anne St. Amant and James Benedek, both politics majors, have been elected president and vice president of the new Student Government Association.  Congratulations to them both!

Professor Speaks on Latin American Politics
Christopher Darnton, assistant professor of politics, speaks at the Wilson Center on his recent book Rivalry and Alliance Politics in Cold War Latin America.

CUA Salutes Chinese Human Rights Activist
Catholic University, Lantos Foundation, and Witherspoon Institute Applaud New Memoir by Chen Guangcheng.

Roundtable: Who is Charlie?
The Certificate in European Studies Program hosts a roundtable discussion on freedom of expression, democracy, faith, and violence.

'Je suis Charlie'?
John Garvey, University President, published an op-ed on the Charlie Hebdo killings in Catholic News Service.

Governor Discusses 'An Economy with a Human Purpose'
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley gave a presentation on the economy as part of a National Policy Forum organized by IPR.

Newspaper Quotes Matthew Green on Election
Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, was quoted in an op-ed in the Pekin Daily Times on the midterm election.

Professor Kromkowski on poverty and politics
John Kromkowski, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a story on poverty and politics.

'Restore Justice' Transcript and Videos Available
Text and video recordings of presentations from "Restore Justice! Encounter and Mercy: A Conference on Restorative Justice" are available online through CUA's Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies.

CUA Professor Talks about D.C. Mayoral Election
Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a Nov. 6 GW Hatchet article about Muriel Bowser’s election as the next mayor of Washington, D.C.

Student Named Marshall Scholarship Finalist

Senior politics major Sarah Hendley has been selected as a finalist for the Marshall Scholarship.

Commemorating the Fall of the Berlin Wall
The Embassy of Germany selected CUA to host a week of events remembering the fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago.

Sen. Marco Rubio Delivers Address on Values
In a 30-minute address before a packed room in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) spoke on a wide range of issues confronting American society today.

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