Georgetown University’s Institute for the Study of Diplomacy is proud to announce its new cohort of diplomats and military and intelligence officers as the 2015-2016 ISD Associates and Senior Fellows. As part of their residencies, these practitioners will teach at both the graduate and undergraduate level, support ISD-sponsored simulations, and conduct informal seminars.
Rochelle Davis comments about the refugee crisis in the Middle East, and potential future problems, for the Washington Post.
Katie Kingsbury (SFS ’01) credits her time at SFS and her study-abroad experience as valuable preparation for her travels as a journalist. “It inspires you,” she said. “You want go to these places you’ve studied and then you meet so…
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.”
Former South African Ambassador to the United States Ebrahim Rasool joins Georgetown as a distinguished scholar-in-residence to explore a re-imagining of Islam.
Sydney siege inquest: Man Haron Monis a ‘radicalised terrorist’, Bruce Hoffman tells inquiry — from abc.net
Bruce Hoffman comments on Man Haron Monis for The New Daily.
Victor Cha spoke on CNN about North Korea creating its own time zone.
Kathleen McNamara spoke with New Hampshire Public Radio about the Greek debt crisis and what it means for the Eurozone.
Professor Lindsay Oldenski says students in the Landegger Program in International Business Diplomacy (IBD) give her bragging rights among her colleagues at other universities.
Raj Desai wrote about the developing world for Brookings.
Professor Charles King analyzes the decline of the field of international studies for Foreign Affairs.
Beijing is finally getting serious about climate change, Joanna Lewis writes for Foreign Policy.
Professor Emily Mendenhall proposes new plan to battle the diseases that can worsen AIDS.
Professor Edwin Tiongson discusses improvements in nonmonetary poverty in Mexico through improved access to basic services and infrastructure compared with a lack of growth away from monetary poverty.
The Hague Institute and the Brookings Institution welcomed former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright for the inaugural Madeleine K. Albright Global Justice Lecture on June 17, 2015. Ambassador Albright is the Mortara Distinguished Professor of Diplomacy at Georgetown’s Walsh…
Professor Daniel Byman discusses whether Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula will survive the death of its leader in Foreign Policy.
Professor Charles King questions the notion that reading Russian literature will make you understand how Russians think in The Washington Post.
Professor Matthew Kroenig explains why democracies dominate, thus giving the United States an edge over China in The National Interest.
Professor Marko Klašnja published research in the Journal of Theoretical Politics on corruption and increasing rents as a determining factor behind the incumbency disadvantage found in many developing democracies.
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.
Professor Abraham Newman comments on U.S. actions in the FIFA case in The Washington Post and how far the reach of U.S. law goes overseas.
Professor Emad Shahin discusses his death sentence in absentia by an Egyptian court with NPR.
SFS Professor Ambassador Dennis Ross analyzed Obama’s speech at Adas Israel DC synagogue for the Washington Post.
Georgetown establishes the new global business major in the School of Foreign Service and the Global Business Fellows program for undergraduates with an interest in global business, thanks to gifts totaling $10 million.
Shamara Valdez Rubio, SFS’16, describes her unique challenges of studying abroad in the Czech Republic while her parents are undocumented for the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs Junior Year Abroad Network.
Professor Emad Shahin speaks with Vice about his death penalty sentence recently issued by an Egyptian court.
Professor Emad Shahin from the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies reflects, in The Atlantic, on fleeing Egypt and his death sentence in absentia by an Egyptian court.
Video recordings of the ceremonies from the 2015 undergraduate and graduate ceremonies are now available.
Professor James Millward discusses China’s target of the Muslim customs of Uighor minority with DW German broadcaster.