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…
Robert Gates, who served as the 22nd United States Secretary of Defense from 2006 until 2011 and earned his Ph.D. in Russian and Soviet History from Georgetown University in 1974, discusses leadership in foreign service and his role in the…
Why did you decide to come to SFS? My passion is energy, and the Science, Technology & International Affairs (STIA) program within SFS had a strong curriculum to deepen my understanding of energy issues within the context of international affairs…
Why did you decide to come to SFS? I was looking for a program that would help me understand why Latin America, and Mexico in particular, continued to suffer from underdevelopment, and as a result, could never address the extreme…
“It would not be an exaggeration to say that the First World War represented the sort of worst case scenario, the worst imaginable initial condition for the twentieth century,” said historian Christopher Clark in a talk given at Georgetown on…
The School of Foreign Service is saddened to report that former SFS professor Harm de Blij died on March 25, 2014. Our condolences are extended to his family and friends. An acclaimed geographer, De Blij was a faculty member at…
The latest items of note from the SFS faculty.
Professor Susan Martin comments on the question of whether the influx of children from Central America on the U.S. borders are immigrants or refugees for CNN.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton presented three distinguished leaders with Georgetown’s first Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security Tuesday.
The School of Foreign Service is pleased to announce the appointment of Ambassador Barbara K. Bodine as Director of the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy and Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy.
A Georgetown professor who recently authored a new book, The Limits of Partnership: U.S.-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century, says Russia’s attempts at capturing a “geopolitical gold medal” is failing.
Representatives from Georgetown University Medical Center, the School of Foreign Service and the Law Center attended last week’s Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict in London.
Members of the Georgetown community reflect on alumnus Prince Felipe of Spain’s time at the university as he is about to become King Felipe VI.