Faculty and Authors

The Power of the Zip, by Jill Kamp Melton

The Power of the Zip, by Jill Kamp Melton

Jill Kamp Melton teaches for TheCapitol.Net, and she has a new book out: The Power of the Zip is a manual to help anyone figure out how to speak and how to listen more effectively. With assessments and step by step guidelines to help people recognize what they are doing and reframe bad habits into […]

The Hidden, Shameful History of Legalized US Anti-Chinese Racism

The Hidden, Shameful History of Legalized US Anti-Chinese Racism

A whole class of people, forbidden from ever becoming citizens. . .forbidden from even entering the country—their rights torn up and trampled on–left with nowhere to turn for political redress. This was the United States of America from 1882 through 1943–if you had the misfortune to be Chinese. Now, for the first time, the complete […]

Peggy Garvin Named Recipient of 2011 Dow Jones Leadership Award

Peggy Garvin Named Recipient of 2011 Dow Jones Leadership Award

Peggy Garvin, long considered a role model for her fellow information professionals, was honored by thousands of them during the opening ceremony of the Special Libraries Association’s Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO on 12 June. Garvin was presented with the Dow Jones Leadership Award, which honors an SLA member who has led others by exemplifying professional […]

Faculty in the News

Faculty in the News

Roy Meyers quoted: The end result is that the United States of America, the richest country in the world, handles its finances like a banana republic that doesn’t know how much money it has in the bank, said Roy Meyers, a political science professor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. “Special report: On borrowed […]

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“A man for all seasons; LaForge book the latest achievement”

“A man for all seasons; LaForge book the latest achievement”

[William] LaForge is one of the great talents to ever come out of the Delta, and he has never forgotten who he is or where he came from. LaForge has always been quick to give back to his community and quicker to come back for a visit every once in while, including just a few […]

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Recent Books by TheCapitol.Net Faculty

Recent Books by TheCapitol.Net Faculty

Here are books published in the last year or so by some of TheCapitol.Net’s faculty. Mark Feldstein unearthed significant new information from more than two hundred interviews and thousands of declassified documents and tapes in Poisoning the Press: Richard Nixon, Jack Anderson, and the Rise of Washington’s Scandal Culture. One Amazon reviewer wrote, “This detailed […]

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Testifying Before Congress, with Bill LaForge on BookTV, C-SPAN2

Testifying Before Congress, with Bill LaForge on BookTV, C-SPAN2

Testifying Before Congress with William LaForge on BookTV, C-SPAN 2 Saturday, August 7, 2010, at 9pm (ET) Sunday, August 8, 2010, at 10am (ET) Monday, August 9, 2010, at 4am (ET) About the Program William LaForge discusses how to successfully prepare and deliver testimony at congressional hearings. He spoke at a lunch event at the […]

“Lobbying and Advocacy,” by Deanna Gelak

“Lobbying and Advocacy,” by Deanna Gelak

Lobbying and Advocacy: Winning Strategies, Resources, Recommendations, Ethics and Ongoing Compliance for Lobbyists and Washington Advocates is now available. Lobbying and AdvocacyBy Deanna Gelak Lobbying and Advocacy is the comprehensive guide for lobbyists and Washington advocates. This 11 chapter publication provides practical tips and resources, as well as step-by-step guides for communicating with policymakers in […]

Faculty Favorites: Books and Movies – Jim Bayless

Faculty Favorites: Books and Movies – Jim Bayless

We asked our faculty and authors to share with us some of their favorite books and movies. Their responses are posted in “Faculty Favorites: Books and Movies.” Jim Bayless (bio), a veteran legislative and regulatory attorney who has lived in Washington for more than 25 years, shares his favorite books and movies. (You can see […]

Faculty Favorites: Dining and Places – Jack Schenendorf

Faculty Favorites: Dining and Places – Jack Schenendorf

We asked our faculty and authors to share with us some of their favorite things about living in our nation’s capital. Their responses are posted in “Faculty Favorites” Jack Schenendorf (bio) shares his favorites. Five most interesting places to visit The Capitol, web site, 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC. National Archives, web site, 700 […]