Alumna Q&A: Kathy McCabe (SFS’95)

Kathy McCabe (SFS’95) looks back at her time at Georgetown and how that appreciation for experiencing another culture led to her current work running her award-winning travel newsletter and PBS travel series “Dream of Italy.”

SFS Mourns the Loss of Arab Studies Graduate Nina Brekelmans

The SFS community is deeply saddened to learn of the death on June 3, 2015​ of Nina Brekelmans (MAAS ’15), who graduated from the MA in Arab Studies in May. ​We extend our most heartfelt condolences to Nina’s family, friends, and ​colleagues,​ and join them in mourning her tragic and premature passing.

SFS Alumni Cross Paths at the U.S. Embassy in Guatemala

“Our shared SFS background means a lot to me as I start my career in the Foreign Service,” said Monty McGee (MSFS’12). “Seeing a fellow Hoya at the pinnacle of his career who is as excited, if not more, than I am is encouraging and inspiring!”

SFS Alumnus Supports U.S. Government Response on Ebola

Jeremy Konyndyk (MSFS ‘03), Director of USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, has been working in disaster relief for many years but the Ebola epidemic raging in West Africa now is the first time he has seen this disease cause an outbreak of such scope.

Alumna Q&A: Sharon Kelly McBride (F’98)

Sharon Kelly McBride (F’98) looks back at her time at Georgetown and how that exposure to the world of international relations led to her current work in advocacy at Human Rights First.

5 Minutes with former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates

Robert Gates, who served as the 22nd United States Secretary of Defense from 2006 until 2011 and earned his Ph.D. in Russian and Soviet History from Georgetown University in 1974, discusses leadership in foreign service and his role in the…