Upcoming Events

Commencement 2014

Elliott School Graduation Celebration at the Charles E. Smith Center
11:30 am, Friday, May 16, 2014


University Commencement on the National Mall
9:30 am, Sunday, May 18, 2014

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Focus on National Security

Elliott School Sponsors Leading International Affairs Journal

The Elliott School of International Affairs will sponsor The Washington Quarterly, a leading journal of international affairs, beginning with the journal’s spring 2014 issue. The journal’s spring 2014 issue, which came out in March, focuses on U.S. security strategy.

The Washington Quarterly Launch Event: U.S. Security Strategy

Alexander Lennon, editor-in-chief of The Washington Quarterly, chairs an event held in honor of the new partnership between the journal and GW's Elliott School of International Affairs.
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Institute for Security and Conflict Studies

Launched in 2009, 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. Some particular areas of focus include nuclear weapons policy, proliferation and disarmament, and energy security.

Spotlight on Students

Bridging the Generational Gap on Nuclear Nonproliferation

As negotiators worked toward a groundbreaking nuclear deal with Iran this past November, halfway across the globe Elliott School sophomore Sahil Shah took part in a historic meeting of global nuclear policy leaders in Singapore.

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.

Innovation in Job Creation

Allison DeMaio, Elliott School M.A. candidate (IDS), discusses innovation in job creation during a youth dialogue panel at the 2013 IMF Annual Meeting.

Asian Studies M.A. Student

Michael Wain (M.A. ’12), discusses his experiences as an Asian Studies masters student at the Elliott School.

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.

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