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Building Peace in a Volatile Region: GSPIA and Political Science Begin Work with USAID in West Africa For over fifty years the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has promoted peace and development around the world, and GSPIA and the University of Pittsburgh have had strong ties with USAID for decades. Besides the many [...]

Click Here to read the full article Democracy International (DI), an organization devoted to promoting democracy and governance abroad, released a report that is the result of major research efforts in Afghanistan authored and designed by GSPIA Assistant Professor Jennifer Murtazashvili.  

Boston University Arts & Sciences, Institute for Iraq  Studies names Professor Haider Ala Hamoudi a  non-resident Senior Fellow… Read More

Pitt Law Professor Ronald A. Brand to Receive International Theberge Award Click Here for complete article.

The Post-Gazette recently published an editorial article by GSPIA Assistant Professor Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili entitled:”The Next Page: Looking for Gauhar Kamardinova.”  Read More

GSPIA Professor Louis A. Picard has been named the new director of the Ford Institute for Human Security, and is dedicated to continuing the work of outgoing director, Dr. Taylor Seybolt, who has been director since 2009. Read More

Scott Morgenstern Awarded $685,000 Grant to Evaluate USAID’s Political Party Development Program.  Read More