The Elliott School of International Affairs

Building Leaders for the World

The Elliott School of International Affairs prepares nearly 3,000 students each year for meaningful careers in international affairs. Our position in the heart of Washington, D.C. enriches our teaching and research by giving our students and faculty unparalleled opportunities to engage with the international leaders who walk through our doors on a regular basis.

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Congratulations to the Class of 2023!

The Elliott School of International Affairs celebrated the Class of 2023 in a graduation ceremony on Friday, May 19, in the Charles E. Smith Center. A recording of the celebration, including keynote remarks by Carol Spahn, M.A. ’00 and Director of the Peace Corps, is on the Elliott School commencement website

Elliott Faculty Member to Participate in $20 Million NSF Artificial Intelligence Institute

The George Washington University is co-leading a multi-institutional effort supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will develop new artificial intelligence (AI) technologies designed to promote trust and mitigate risks, while simultaneously empowering and educating the public.

Susan Ariel Aaronson, a research professor of international affairs at GW, will use her expertise in data-driven change and international data governance to lead the institute’s fourth thrust of participatory governance and trust.

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