Each year, three SFS Freshmen are selected for a unique, four-year research program sponsored by the Mortara Center for International Studies and the School of Foreign Service.
Jeremy Konyndyk (MSFS ‘03), Director of USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, has been working in disaster relief for many years but the Ebola epidemic raging in West Africa now is the first time he has seen this disease cause an outbreak of such scope.
GHD Students Mary Dominic and Seamus Regan spent their summer interning in Liberia, before the Ebola epidemic forced them to depart early.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks about the power of women’s economic participation during the relaunch of the International Council on Women’s Business Leadership at Georgetown.
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.
The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) sponsored a symposium on education for girls in Nigeria, where the militant group Boko Haram kidnapped hundreds of them this past April.
United Nations Under Secretary General Sigrid Kaag called the dismantling of Syria’s chemical weapons “a huge international endeavor” at a talk last night at Georgetown.
Hannah Morris, a Master of Arts in German and European Studies (MAGES) student, developed a story for NPR based on her summer experience in Warsaw, Poland where she was interning. “Reclaiming Eastern European Jewish Identity Through Soccer” aired on “It’s…
SFS faculty have been active participants in the national conversation about the growing power of the terrorist group ISIS in Iraq and Syria and what that means for the future of Iraq. This is a collection of those stories. …
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…
Two priests teach a course on new Holocaust research findings through the Program for Jewish Civilization (PJC) in Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service (SFS).
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, award-winning author of Purple Hibiscus, Half of a Yellow Sun and Americanah, discussed her career during a talk at Georgetown today.
The university remembers Carol Lancaster, the former School of Foreign Service dean, who died today and was near and dear to the hearts of countless Georgetown students, faculty, alumni and staff.
Jairam Ramesh looked toward the future – to a conference set in Paris in 2015 – where it is expected that an international agreement on climate change will finally be reached. Mr. Ramesh, Member of Parliament in India and India’s chief negotiator at the international climate change conferences in 2009 and 2010, addressed climate change negotiations from the past 20 years as well as upcoming talks in a lecture sponsored by the SFS Asian Studies Program and the Georgetown-India Dialogue last Friday.
Christine Lagarde, managing director for the International Monetary Fund, told a Georgetown audience that the current level of global economic growth will be insufficient to address the world’s most complex challenges.
Georgetown held an interdisciplinary symposium on the rapidly growing Ebola epidemic in West Africa, demonstrating yet again its ability to address multiple dimensions of the crisis, including medical, legal, ethical, political and security issues.
Sharon Kelly McBride (F’98) looks back at her time at Georgetown and how that exposure to the world of international relations led to her current work in advocacy at Human Rights First.
Cynthia Schneider, co-chair of Georgetown’s Laboratory of Global Performance and Politics, spoke to The Washington Post about the U.S. State Department’s decision to deny visas to Syrian women coming to Georgetown to perform in a play. “This is the greatest…
The School of Foreign Service and its Institute for the Study of Diplomacy announce award-winning Cuban journalist and author Yoani Sanchez as its new Yahoo! Fellow in International Values, Communications, Technology and the Global Internet.
Alex Marquardt (SFS’04), an ABC News foreign correspondent covering conflicts throughout the Middle East and Europe, credits his time at Georgetown for his career path.
Georgetown’s latest massive online open courses, Terrorism and Counterterrorism and The Divine Comedy: Dante’s Journey to Freedom, Part 1, begin in October.
Georgetown furthers its relationship with the Dominican Republic’s Alta Gracia factory, which offers its workers a living wage, by continuing research and ordering T-shirts from the factory for New Student Orientation.
Current and future Georgetown students from the School of Foreign Service (SFS) are among the 40 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellows.
Alumni Keegan Pierce (F’02) remembers “Map of the Modern World” and other highlights of his experience in the STIA program.
The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security is pleased to announce the selection of three successful candidates for the Hillary Rodham Clinton Fellowship program.
School of Foreign Service faculty share what they are reading this summer.
The School of Foreign Service is pleased to announce that former U.S. ambassador and SFS dean, Robert L. Gallucci, has returned to Georgetown as Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy.
CIA Director John O. Brennan said the intelligence agency is at a “crossroads” during the organization’s first public conference on national security co-sponsored by Georgetown’s security studies program.
Why did you decide to come to SFS? For me, Georgetown SFS was the perfect blend of a city school with a fun student body and a sense of campus community — plus it had an academic program unparalleled for…