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Woodrow Wilson Fellows

Congratulations to Professors Charles Glaser and Paul Williams, selected as members of the Woodrow Wilson Center 2014–2015 Fellowship Class.

Read Any Good Books Lately?

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Dean Brown's Summer 2014 Reading List

These are books by leading scholars and serious thinkers who are tackling some of the major issues on the global agenda. This is a list of books that, in my judgment, are timely, interesting, and important.

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Focus on International Security

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Institute for Security and Conflict Studies

Directed by Stephen Biddle, the Institute for Security and Conflict Studies (ISCS) aims to advance scholarship, education, and public understanding in the field of international security and conflict studies.

Security Policy Studies M.A. Program

Security Policy Studies (SPS) is a policy-oriented master's degree program focusing on international security issues, with a particular emphasis on the security challenges for the 21st century and how to respond to them.

Security Policy Forum

The Security Policy Forum features leading experts and policymakers discussing security challenges ranging from terrorism to nuclear proliferation.

Spotlight on Students

A Brighter Energy Future? International Affairs M.A. Students Assess Solar Power Policy in Thailand

In March 2014, Elliott School graduate students Courtney Peterson, Doug Murray, and Cameron Khodabakhsh traveled to Bangkok, Thailand to conduct research on the country’s solar energy policies.

Hussain Nadim (BA ’10) Puts His Elliott School Education to Work in Government

Elliott School graduate Hussain Nadim (BA ’10) chose a career path similar to many GW graduates — government. He worked diligently on a political campaign, and, following his party’s victory, accepted a position in the new administration. One difference from many GW graduates, however, is that Hussain lives and works in Pakistan.

Undergraduate Scholar Studies Repatriation in Burma

Elliott School senior Keila Franks is a planner.  But in June 2013, as she secretly entered a Burmese refugee camp on the Thailand-Burma border—officially off limits to foreigners—she began to realize that her plans could not predict everything.

Breaking Down Communication Barriers in Rural China

Last fall, just weeks after she arrived in China as part of the Teach for China program, Rachael Burton (B.A. ’13) was asked to deliver an address to 800 middle school students.

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