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Faculty Research and Achievements

Faculty Research and Achievements

Media Mention August 16, 2018

Dispatches From Mexico’s Southern Border: Mexico: A Migrant Graveyard

In her Third in a series of Four articles Stephanie Leutert, Director, Mexico Security Initiative at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law housed at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, discusses the lives of migrants from Mexico.

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News August 15, 2018

Catherine Weaver named to newly created Associate Dean for Students position, LBJ School

Aug 15, 2018, Austin, Texas – Catherine Weaver , associate professor of public affairs, has been appointed to the newly created position of Associate Dean for Students at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, as announced today by LBJ School Dean Angela Evans.

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Media Mention August 10, 2018

Best in State for 2018: Top International Relations Master’s Programs in the U.S.

The LBJ school of Public Affairs has been named the best University in the state to study International Relations. Thanks to the amazing faculty and staff, the LBJ school of Public Affairs offers a learning experience that is objectively outstanding, while at the same time bringing something

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Media Mention August 10, 2018

Trump wants to turn back time with census citizenship question

Ruth Wasem, Clinical Professor of Public Policy Practice at the LBJ school of public affairs discusses the Trump administration's recent decision to reintroduce questions regarding citizenship into the 2020 Decennial Census.

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Media Mention August 9, 2018

Book Reviews: Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes

Steve Slick, Clinical Professor at the LBJ School of public affairs, reviews Loch Johnson's "Spy Watching: Intelligence Accountability in the United States" (Oxford University Press.2018).

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Media Mention August 7, 2018

Public Employee Unions Evicted From Offices As Result Of Trump's Executive Orders

The Trump administration is forcing government employee unions out of federal buildings. Its part of the administration's effort to reduce the power of the unions, which are fighting back in court.

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Media Mention August 5, 2018

They knew it would cause lasting harm, and still took children from parents

Clinical Professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs writes about the lasting harm felt by the Trump Administration's border seperation policy, despite the fact that they well understood the impact this would have.

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Media Mention August 3, 2018

Why Some Women Choose Mail-Order Abortions

Due, in part, to the stigma against abortion — and depending on an individual’s clinic access, and the length of their pregnancy — some women may elect to order abortion pills online, as opposed to undergoing the more common suction abortion procedure.

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Media Mention August 2, 2018

Learning from Henry Kissinger

Professor of Public affairs and History Jeremi Suri chronicles the role of statesmen in American Politics, and focuses on the lessons of one important statesmen of the past, Henry Kissinger.

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Media Mention August 1, 2018

State jail standards can't protect employees, prisoners

The number of deaths in Texas County jails are growing, despite newly stiffened statewide standards to protect employees and prisoners. Michele Deitch, senior lecturer at the LBJ School of Public Affairs in Austin, believes safety for staff and prisoners demands experienced, well-trained employees.

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