Cover Story: Valuing the Vote
On the eve of the 2020 U.S. elections, we asked experts for some of their insights on voting.
Beverly Wendland, current Krieger School dean, has been appointed the next provost of Washington University in St. Louis.
Johns Hopkins and the Krieger School are celebrating the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage with a full year of events.
Students tell us why they love being an economics major.
Almost 20 faculty awards for Spring 2020, including fellowships, prizes, professorships and more. Find out what our faculty have been up to this year.
We remember James Taylor, professor of Biology; Stephen Dixon, retired Professor in Writing Seminars; John Irwin, Decker Professor in the Humanities emeritus; and Yung Keun Lee, professor emeritus in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.
Meet Rachel Hitchcock, Krieger’s new associate dean for external affairs.
A final message from Dean Wendland for the spring 2020 issue. "I have been repeatedly buoyed by the courage and dedication of the faculty and students of the Krieger School." As I prepare to leave the Krieger School for a new position, I can honestly say that I have learned something from each and every one of you.
Public anger at the government is much bigger than in any earlier crises, and the anger could grow when the economic fallout of the epidemic fully unfolds. One thing for sure is that the social stability contract that has worked for so long—that the people tolerate the authoritarian rule so far as the government warrants economic prosperity and provides good governance—is broken in a big way.
Ho-Fung Hung, Henry M. and Elizabeth P. Wiesenfeld Professor in Political Economy, Department of Sociology, on the role of the coronavirus outbreak in highlighting governmental repression in China.
The Guardian , March 1, 2020