Professor John Walcott was celebrated for reaching his 20 year teaching anniversary. He shared advice with MSFS students learned through his experiences in various national security and journalistic fields.
Dr. John R. McNeill, professor of History, received the A.H. Heineken award for History for his work combining global history and environmental history. “His work is exceptional for the apparent ease with which he weaves centuries, continents, cultures, scientific disciplines and languages into a single narrative, and for his unparalleled ability to draw from sources in all these fields,” reads the award page.
The Asian Studies Program in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Evan Medeiros as the Cling Family Distinguished Fellow in U.S.-China Studies for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Georgetown SFS professor Michael David-Fox wins a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship for a book project on how the Soviet system and the WWII German occupation regime intertwined in the Smolensk region.
Dr. Michael David-Fox, Professor of History at Georgetown University, was selected as a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He was chosen as one of the fellowship awardees from a group of over 3,000 applicants in the Foundation’s 93rd competition.
Dr. John McNeill was recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences as a member of the history subject area. Membership in the Academy is a prestigious honor offered to some of the most accomplished scholars and practitioners worldwide.
Professor Sarah Stewart Johnson is leading a National Science Foundation-funded expedition to Antarctica later this month that may one day help solve the question of whether there was ever life on Mars. There, she will conduct the first-ever DNA sequencing on the continent.
Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service welcomes three new tenure-track faculty members, from a variety of backgrounds and interests. Diana Kim is Assistant Professor in the Asian Studies Program, Rajesh Veeraraghavan – Assistant Professor in STIA – and Charlotte Cavaillé will be Assistant Professor in the SFS.
Professor Anthony Clark Arend sat down with SOAS Radio to discuss his new book on the concept of human dignity and its role in guiding the mission of international institutions.
Professor Erick Langer was interviewed on normalizing relations between the U.S. and Cuba, which he characterized as irreversible, symbolic, and overall beneficial for stability in the hemisphere. (Interview conducted in Spanish.)
Two Georgetown professors – Bruce Hoffman and Dennis Ross – win the prestigious 2015 National Jewish Book Awards (NJBA), the longest running awards program in North America.
A Conversation with Visiting Lecturer Mohammad AlAhmad about his escape from Syria and the welcome he has received at Georgetown.
Dr. Steven Radelet, Donald F. McHenry Chair in Global Human Development, and Director of the Global Human Development Program has released a new book, The Great Surge: The Ascent of the Developing World.
Contrary to popular belief, the greatest progress among the global poor in the history of the world is happening right now, says Steven Radelet, Georgetown’s Donald F. McHenry Chair of Global Human Development, in his new book.
SFS Professor Keir Lieber was featured in The Hoya for receiving a $500,000 research grant from the Carnegie Corporation to study the impact of technology on nuclear warfare.
Professor Victor Cha and Ambassador Robert Gallucci testified about North Korea before the Senate Subcommittee on East Asia, The Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy. The hearing discussed “Assessing the North Korea Threat and U.S. Policy: Strategic Patience or Effective Deterrence?”
Professor Lahra Smith, Associate Professor in the African Studies Program, was interviewed by The Caravel about her research on civic education in Kenya and Ethiopia.
The Caravel published a profile of Professor Scott Taylor, Director of the African Studies Program.
Professor Lindsay Oldenski says students in the Landegger Program in International Business Diplomacy (IBD) give her bragging rights among her colleagues at other universities.
A collection of faculty research updates.
Professor Charles King’s new book chronicles the birth of modern Istanbul and the fascinating characters behind its reinvention.
Professor Bruce Hoffman, Director of the Center for Security Studies, served on the commission which investigated the FBI’s response to the 9/11 Commission’s recommendations in 2004.
Professor Bruce Hoffman’s book ‘Anonymous Soldiers’ was reviewed in the New York Times.
For more than 30 years, Ambassador Donald McHenry (H’81) served as Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS).
Dr. Rajiv Shah, administrator for the United States Agency for International Development, will join Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service (SFS) faculty as a distinguished fellow.
In her eighth year at Georgetown, Professor Katherine Marshall is pressing ahead with her work to bridge the worlds of faith-inspired and secular international development efforts.
Professor Bruce Hoffman, Director of the Security Studies Program, has been appointed to serve on a commission that will review the FBI’s implementation of the recommendations from the 9/11 commission. This independent panel will be looking at issue such as…
Colin Kahl, associate professor in the Security Studies program at the School of Foreign Service, has been tapped to serve as National Security Advisor to Vice President Biden, as well as Deputy Assistant to the President.
A collection of recent research by SFS faculty members.
Angela Stent, Director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies, is the winner of the 2014 Douglas Dillon Award for her book “The Limits of Partnership.” Since 1995, the American Academy of Diplomacy has celebrated distinguished writing…