THE ONLINE CHRONICLE OF NEWS AT THE BUSH SCHOOL


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May 05, 2017

When examining epidemics or pandemics like the 2014 Ebola outbreak, senior policy analysts at Texas A&M University say they are able to pinpoint breakdowns in the system that have catastrophic consequences if left uncorrected.  These include response delays that allow outbreaks to become an international public health and humanitarian crisis, the ineffectiveness of the World Health Organization, a lack of institutional capacity in disease hot spots, the reemergence of vaccine-preventable diseases due to anti-vaccine activists, gaps in health screening, and a lack of unifying biosecurity leadership in the United States.


May 01, 2017

Dr. Mohammad Ayatollahi Tabaar, assistant professor at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University (the “Bush School”), was awarded the Jamal Daniel Faculty Fellowship for the current academic year.


April 27, 2017

Dr. Joanna Lahey, associate professor at the Bush School of Government and Service at Texas A&M University, has been honored with the 2017 Women’s Progress Faculty Award.


April 05, 2017

Two Bush School of Government and Public Service colleagues at Texas A&M University have teamed up to lead a multidisciplinary and multinational collaborative research survey in China. Dr. Xinsheng Liu (research scientist and assistant director in the Institute for Science, Technology and Public Policy, or ISTPP) and Dr. Ren Mu (Associate Professor in the Department of International Affairs) have completed three waves of China Governance and Public Policy Surveys (CGPPS).


March 23, 2017

Dr. Emily Sellars is always looking for the next challenge. Right now, it’s teaching quantitative methods to the less than willing.


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May 05, 2017

When examining epidemics or pandemics like the 2014 Ebola outbreak, senior policy analysts at Texas A&M University say they are able to pinpoint breakdowns in the system that have catastrophic consequences if left uncorrected.  These include response delays that allow outbreaks to become an international public health and humanitarian crisis, the ineffectiveness of the World Health Organization, a lack of institutional capacity in disease hot spots, the reemergence of vaccine-preventable diseases due to anti-vaccine activists, gaps in health screening, and a lack of unifying biosecurity leadership in the United States.


May 01, 2017

Dr. Mohammad Ayatollahi Tabaar, assistant professor at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University (the “Bush School”), was awarded the Jamal Daniel Faculty Fellowship for the current academic year.


April 27, 2017

Dr. Joanna Lahey, associate professor at the Bush School of Government and Service at Texas A&M University, has been honored with the 2017 Women’s Progress Faculty Award.


April 05, 2017

Two Bush School of Government and Public Service colleagues at Texas A&M University have teamed up to lead a multidisciplinary and multinational collaborative research survey in China. Dr. Xinsheng Liu (research scientist and assistant director in the Institute for Science, Technology and Public Policy, or ISTPP) and Dr. Ren Mu (Associate Professor in the Department of International Affairs) have completed three waves of China Governance and Public Policy Surveys (CGPPS).


March 23, 2017

Dr. Emily Sellars is always looking for the next challenge. Right now, it’s teaching quantitative methods to the less than willing.


March 10, 2017

Texas A&M University President Michael K. Young named Dr. Kent Portney, professor at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, to the inaugural class of Presidential Impact Fellows.


March 07, 2017

Dr. Joshua Itzkowitz Shifrinson, an assistant professor at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, has been named the co-winner of the 2017 Article Award presented by the Diplomatic Studies Section of the International Studies Association (ISA). Shifrinson’ s article, published in the journal International Security, discusses the informal assurances between the Soviet Union and the US at the end of the Cold War that NATO would not expand into Eastern Europe.


March 03, 2017

The recent confirmation of former Texas Governor Rick Perry to head the US Department of Energy presents an opportunity for a smarter, price-based energy policy, according to Dr. James Griffin, professor in the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University.


February 14, 2017

Dr. Robert Greer is possibly the only man on earth who can make local government debt cool. Luckily, that’s a big part of his job.


February 01, 2017

Dr. Melissa K. Merry was presented with the inaugural Arnold Vedlitz Award during the 2017 Southern Political Science Association Annual Conference held January 12-14 in New Orleans. Merry is the author of Framing Environmental Disaster: Environmental Advocacy and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, published in 2016.


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