Trace Lasley

Department Spotlight ·

SPA Launches Homeland Security Communications Lab

New workshop teaches real-world communications skills specific to the homeland security field.
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Government & Politics ·

Why Media Matters When It Comes to US Torture Policy

Professor Joe Young spoke with us about his latest book as well as Americans' views of torture policy.
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Announcement ·

New Report Reveals Growing, Violent Threat from QAnon Movement to Public Safety and Democracy

New report reveals growing threat from the QAnon conspiracy movement.
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Community by ocean

Environment ·

The Challenge of Protecting the Environment Amid Populist Opposition

Climate change researchers examine the impact of political populism on the ability of countries to protect the environment.
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Speak Up

International ·

How Two AU Faculty Called Out Racist Advertising

Michael Brenner and Michelle Engert pressured European coffee company to drop offensive ads
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Peter Brosoe

Alumni ·

SPA Alumni Contribute to Seminar Series for First-Year Students

A Q&A with SPA Alumni who gave back to students this fall
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Dr. Kelley Misata

Announcement ·

New SPA Cybersecurity Practicum Pairs Students with Nonprofits

Sightline Security CEO leads course on nonprofit cybersecurity
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SPA Assistant Professor Seo-young Silvia Kim

Research ·

SPA Professor Coauthors Book on Election Security

SPA Assistant Professor Seo-young Silvia Kim’s new book discusses the integrity of the 2018 mid-term elections in Orange County, CA.
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Research ·

Medicaid Expansion Helps Improve Cancer Care

Aparna Soni, assistant professor in the AU School of Public Affairs (SPA), studied the impact of health insurance on cancer detection.
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Todd Eisenstadt

Environment ·

Climate Change Lessons from Some of the World's Most Vulnerable Communities

A November 18 online event discussed strategies to protect Dominica from climate change
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