Women’s studies professor suggested as possible DNC chair

As Democratic National Committee chair Tim Kaine is expected to announce this week whether he will step down from his position to run for a senate seat in Virginia, Georgetown professor Donna Brazile has been suggested as a… Read More

Tariq Ramadan, formerly a banned scholar, on radically reforming Islam

Tariq Ramadan, a world-renowned Swiss Islamic scholar, is currently making his first appearance in the U.S. since the State Department barred him from entering the U.S. in 2004. On Monday, he spoke at Georgetown University in Gaston Hall… Read More

Two Georgetown Law professors tapped by Obama administration

On Saturday, after Republicans delayed their confirmation votes for months, President Barack Obama announced the recess appointments of 15 4 nominees to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, including Georgetown University Law Center professor Chai Feldblum, shown right. The… Read More

Georgetown Law’s Home Court raises $371k for Washington Legal Clinic

There was no partisan rancor Wednesday night at Thurgood Marshall Elementary—just an annual basketball game for charity, where members of the Georgetown University Law Center’s faculty (team name Hoya Lawyas, naturally) beat members of the United States Congress… Read More

U.N. chief approves of Georgetown’s Anthony Lake for UNICEF head

Georgetown School of Foreign Service professor Anthony Lake is one step closer to being officially named the head of UNICEF, the U.N.’s children’s agency, having been approved by U.N. Chief Ban Ki Moon as his nomination for UNICEF… Read More

Georgetown Law Center’s David Cole argues against Patriot Act provision before Supreme Court

On February 23, depending on how you feel about a provision in the USA Patriot Act that bans even the most benign assistance to terrorist groups, Georgetown University Law Center Professor David Cole gave a rousing defense of… Read More

U.S. nominates Georgetown professor Tony Lake to be UNICEF chief

Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service may be out one very valuable professor by the end of the school year. The U.S. has nominted Anthony Lake, the former national security adviser to Bill Clinton and Distinguished Professor in… Read More

Law Center Dean Aleinikoff appointed UN Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees

T. Alexander Aleinikoff Dean of the Georgetown University Law Center T. Alexander Aleinikoff has been appointed to serve as the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights starting on February 1, according to a University broadcast e-mail. According… Read More

Stephen Colbert reenacts nuclear holocaust for Georgetown professor

The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Better Know a Lobby – Ploughshares Fund www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor U.S. Speedskating Master of Science in Foreign Service Professor Joseph Cirincione went on the Colbert Report… Read More

Georgetown professor defends D.C. Archdiocese’s anti-same-sex marriage moves

The Catholic Archdiocese of Washington provoked quite a stir this week when it announced that it would abandon its contracts with the city unless the D.C. Council changed its proposed same-sex marriage bill.  The church says that the… Read More