For Carolina Sosa (SFS’19), engagement and excitement have been a central part of her SFS experience. Initially skeptical of the international relations-specific orientation of the School of Foreign Service, Sosa was drawn to some of Georgetown’s offerings as she progressed through the college selection process.
Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Abi Williams as SFS Centennial Fellow. Dr. Williams served as the first President of The Hague Institute for Global Justice for the past four years.
Sultan Mahmoud Amerie, of modern-day Iran, was the first international student to receive a scholarship from the School of Foreign Service.
In an op-ed in Foreign Affairs, Professor Victor Cha writes that while China imposing a ban on coal imports from North Korea following the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of Kim Jong Un, was a good step forward, the country must do more.
Dr. Susan Douglass, Education Outreach Coordinator of Georgetown’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS), recently helped run workshops on teaching students about world religions through scriptural, literary, and artistic sources. These workshops were organized by CCAS and the Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler Galleries.
Professor Abraham Newman co-authored a piece for the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog analyzing the new ban issued by the Trump administration on laptops and other large communication devices in the cabins of airplanes from eight Muslim-majority countries. Though framed as a security measure, the ban might actually be a economic move, the article explains.
Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan participated in a conversation on women and girls’ empowerment hosted by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security.