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Claudia Muñoz (MPP ‘09) improves U.S. defense and security

Jun 18, 2020
Claudia Muñoz' (MPP '09) career has focused on improving the national and international defense and security sector. With over 20 years of experience in the public and private sector, Munoz continues her dedication to these sectors as a research...

Yang leads USAID resiliency study in Mozambique

Jun 17, 2020
When Cyclone Idai struck Mozambique in March, 2019, it was the most destructive cyclone ever recorded in Africa, displacing 127,500 and affecting 1.85 million people. Beyond the initial short-term impact, medium-term food insecurity and risk of...
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Sean Jones (MPP ‘00) says now is the time to enter public service

Jun 9, 2020
Sean Jones (MPP '00), USAID’s mission director in Ethiopia, believes that we need smart, well-informed voices working inside government agencies. "Speaking about the interest of young professionals in joining public service, "I am more influential...
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Dean Michael Barr addresses racist violence

Jun 2, 2020
Dean Michael Barr sent the following letter to the Ford School community last night, Monday, June 1: Dear friends, I am writing to you at a time of great sorrow and upheaval. I write to acknowledge the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor,...

National security implications of the current protests

Jun 2, 2020
Javed Ali, Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence at the Ford School, summarized three national security concerns that should not be overlooked against the backdrop of the current unrest in the U.S. Writing in the New America blog June 1,...