Professor Charles Kupchan returns to the SFS this semester from former President Obama’s National Security Council (NSC), where he served as the Senior Director for European Affairs since 2014. He says, “There’s a saying that it’s very hard to get a job with the NSC, and it’s even harder to leave a job at the NSC.”
Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service is pleased to announce the appointment of Ambassador Richard Verma as SFS Centennial Fellow. Ambassador Verma served as the 25th United States Ambassador to India, nominated by President Obama in September 2014 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate in December 2014.
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.
Professor Lahra Smith discusses how wealthier nations like the United States and those in Europe can learn from Djibouti’s historic refugee program in The Washington Post.
Professor Colin Kahl makes recommendations for the Trump administration fighting the war in Syria, including playing hardball with Moscow, providing foreign aid to Syria, and engaging Iran, in Foreign Policy’s “Shadow Government.”
MSFS graduate Tish King (MSFS’93) reflects on her experiences in the MSFS program and how the connections she made at SFS led her to her career as a communications professional in the policy world.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will speak on the role of women in international politics and present the annual Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security this Friday.