ISD Welcomes 2017-18 Fellows

Ambassador Barbara Bodine, director of the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, welcomed 15 fellows to the Hilltop for the 2017-18 year.

Daniel Neep

Neep Awarded NEH Grant for Book on Formation of Modern Syria

Professor Daniel Neep’s book project The Nation Belongs to All: The Making of Modern Syria has been awarded a Public Scholar grant from the National Endowment for Humanities (NEH). Neep is Assistant Professor of Arab politics in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies.

Alumnus Joseph F Santoiana, Jr.’s Rich Legacy in the FBI

Joseph Santoiana, born in 1911, graduated from Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service in 1931. Santoiana joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 1940, where he would work for 33 years, establishing a reputation as one of the finest administrators of the FBI.

MSFS Thanks Tony Arend

As Professor Tony Arend steps down as Director of the Master of Science in Foreign Service program, he leaves an extensive, still-growing legacy while he continues his career of service to Georgetown.

Townhall Meeting

Rapid Response

Following the Trump Administration’s “Muslim Ban,” CCAS hosted rapid response town hall meetings to discuss the impact of the Executive Order.

Dean Hellman On Supporting Our Community

Dean Joel Hellman responds to concern from the SFS community over a luncheon panel discussion for the International Conference on Cyber Engagement entitled “News, Alternative Facts, and Propaganda: The Role of Cyber in Influence Operations.”

Harry Sandager (SFS’21) Leads Life of Sport, Cars, and Politics

Harry Sandager (SFS’21) graduated in the inaugural class of the School of Foreign Service while working in Washington, D.C., as secretary to Rhode Island Congressman Walter Stiness. In addition to a career in soccer and cars, Sandager served as the Rhode Island Representative in Congress.

Ambassadors Discuss Climate & Conflict

Ambassadors Discuss Climate & Conflict

The Georgetown Caravel Initiative for Diplomatic Engagement hosted the “Ambassadors’ Summit: Climate and Conflict” in Gaston Hall. Distinguish guests discussed issues at the intersection of climate change, the environment, and international security.

Group Performance

Celebrating the Cultures of the Excluded

On the evening of Wednesday, March 22, CCAS and the Fund for the Future of Our Children co-hosted a concert to celebrate the hopes, dreams, and promises of refugees and immigrants from the seven Muslim countries affected by the Trump administration’s Immigration Executive Order, commonly known as the “travel ban.”

Former NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen discusses importance of U.S. global leadership

Anders Fogh Rasmussen visited Georgetown University to speak about the need for strong American leadership in promoting freedom and maintaining peace around the world. Rasmussen, author of the recently published book, The Will to Lead: America’s Indispensable Role in the Global Fight for Freedom, served as the Prime Minister of Denmark from 2001 through 2009 and then as the Secretary-General of NATO from 2009 to 2014.