Hannah Byrne (SSP’18) studies asymmetric warfare at Georgetown and across the world

“I appreciate all the opportunities Georgetown has given me to travel and conduct independent research, which has been invaluable to my understanding of transnational threats,” said Hannah Byrne (SSP’18). Byrne is pursuing her master’s degree in the Security Studies Program, which has provided her with numerous opportunities to get a first-hand look at asymmetric conflict abroad.

Student Spotlight: Dainis Butners, MSFS/MBA ’18

“Growing up in a Latvian household gave me a perspective on culture, geopolitics, and history that is not taught in schools.” Butners’ heritage and professional background have provided a lens for lifelong learning and focused his pursuits on U.S.-Russia relations, transatlantic relations, international business, and diplomacy.

Sofia Gomez (SFS'18)

Sofia Gomez (SFS’18) Wins Rangel Graduate Fellowship

SFS senior Sofia Gomez is one of two Georgetown students and an alumna who were part of the only 30 students and college graduates selected nationwide for the highly competitive 2018 Rangel Graduate Fellowship, which provides financial support for two years of graduate study, internships, mentoring and professional development leading to careers in the Foreign Service.


Andrea Moneton (SFS ’18) Reflects on Lessons, Experiences

Andrea Moneton (SFS ’18), an International Politics major with a concentration on Foreign Policy, hopes to use her knowledge of and experience with international and intercultural relations after graduation to make an impact in people’s lives through her work.

Student Rebecca Kuang Will Continue her Historical Fiction Work with the Marshall Scholarship

Rebecca Kuang SFS ’18 was awarded the Marshall scholarship to spend the next two years studying in the UK where she will continue her Chinese studies and writing pursuits at the University of Cambridge. Aside from her scholarship, her historical fiction book about the atrocities that took place in China during World War II, The Poppy War will be published by HarperCollins in spring 2018.

Mikel Rodriguez (MSFS ’19) Receives 2017 SoldierStrong Scholarship

Naval Lieutenant Mikel Rodriguez (MSFS ’19), a Naval Academy graduate, is the third recipient of this endowed, partial-tuition scholarship designated for a U.S. veteran enrolled in the MSFS program. Rodriguez has over three years of international experience including deployments to Afghanistan.