A referendum (popularly referred to as “Brexit”) was held on Thursday, June 23, 2016 to decide whether the UK should leave or remain in the European Union. The SFS community, including faculty and alumni, weighed in on the political and economic implications of the historic result, which called for the UK to leave the EU.
SFS students Justin McCartney (SFS’19), Samantha Lee (SFS’17), and Sophie Faaborg-Andersen (SFS’18) were part of a Georgetown delegation of students and faculty who attended the 2nd United Nations Environmental Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya. They shared some thoughts about their experience.
Monocle Magazine wrote a feature article about Georgetown SFS in their June 2016 issue. The story provided an overview of the school and featured interviews with Dean Joel Hellman, SFS faculty, students and alumni.
Professor Erick Langer provided perspective on the economies of the Pacific Alliance’s member countries for El Nuevo Siglo, a Colombian newspaper, in Spanish.
Professor Elżbieta Goździak discussed the stigma surrounding undocumented students in the United States and potential for change in GVH Live.
Professor Daniel Byman compared the prevalence of terrorism today to the 1970s and 80s, when he says incidents were more common, in an interview with NPR.
Professor Matthew Kroenig examines the dynamics and the policy implications of a multipolar nuclear order in Asia.