Restoring Relations with Cuba

Single Mothers


Jobs Report

Throw Books, Not Bombs

Global Systemic Risk

Our Students
From territorial disputes in the South China Sea to homicide rates in Honduras to Keystone pipeline debates, the latest edition of the Journal of Public and International Affairs meshes together relevant policy issues across the globe.


"The journal provides a space for innovative policy ideas and gives a voice to students who may be years away from a senior policy making role."

— Sam duPont, MPA ’15

The Policy Debate
An Amazon purchase here, a Zappos buy there. Individually, such simple online actions seem to carry little identifying information. But, when combined with other online behaviors, a "mosaic effect" can emerge, painting a specific — and traceable — picture of an online user's life. The Wilson School's Edward Felten told the federal Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board that such merging of data creates serious privacy concerns.