On November 15th, 2017, the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy (ISD) hosted Ambassador James Dobbins (SFS’63) for an installment of the Distinguished Practitioners Series following the publication of his memoir, “Foreign Service: Five Decades on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy.”
On November 8, 2017 the Mortara Center for International Studies awarded Dr. Jessica Stanton, Associate Professor at University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs, with the Georgetown University Lepgold Book Prize.
In 1978, a Puerto Rican woman made headlines for filing a lawsuit for racial discrimination in the Washington, D.C. District Court against the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, where she had worked since 1971. That woman was Aida Berio, who graduated from the School of Foreign Service in 1952.
On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017, retired Rear Admiral John Kirby of the US Navy spoke with SFS graduate students about government and media relations in the current political climate.
On Thursday, November 2, SFS students in Professor Mark Jacobson’s “American Experience of Modern War Through Literature” had a special visit from current Secretary of Defense James Mattis.
GU Politics hosted the Clinton 25 symposium to reflect on President Clinton’s vision and presidency on the 25th anniversary of his election. The “Vision for the World” panel, moderated by SFS Dean Joel Hellman, was co-sponsored by the SFS.
Former President William J. Clinton (SFS’68) takes part in a university symposium examining the vision that drove his campaign and presidency 25 years after he was elected and nearly 50 years after he graduated from Georgetown.
The Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS) and the North American Representative Office of the Asian Development Bank announce the launch of a speaker series bringing expert voices on economic and social development in Asia and the Pacific to the Georgetown University campus in Washington, DC.
On November 1st, 2017, the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS) hosted a viewing of the documentary “No End in Sight” chronicling the two-year period following the American invasion of Iraq. After the film screening, Dr. Rochelle Davis, Director of the CCAS, interviewed Ambassador Barbara Bodine, Director of Georgetown’s Institute for the Study of Diplomacy , about her experiences as the senior State Department official in Iraq in 2003.