Briefing

The Elliott School Newsletter

Our electronic newsletter Briefing is designed to keep you up-to-date on the latest developments at the Elliott School and the achievements of our students, faculty, and alumni.

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photo: Michael E. Brown

A Message from the Dean

November 29, 2012

Now that the U.S. presidential election has taken place, the general direction of U.S. foreign policy for the next four years is clearer.

photo: Michael Brown and Graham Allison

Lessons from a Nuclear Crisis

November 29, 2012

In October 1962, the Soviet Union covertly placed nuclear weapons on the small island nation of Cuba, ultimately bringing the United States and Soviet Union to the brink of nuclear war.

photo: David Shambaugh

Professor David Shambaugh Says New Chinese Leadership is "Good News" for the United States

November 29, 2012

David Shambaugh, professor of political science and international affairs, is a renowned expert on China and U.S.-China relations.

New Grant Funding to Support Student Internships in Asia

November 29, 2012

Elliott School graduate students looking to gain foreign work experience now have the unique opportunity to receive funding to pursue an internship in Asia, starting as early as summer 2013.

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Undergraduate Learns More Than Language in Tajikistan

November 29, 2012

Elliott School senior Christopher Knight sounds like a seasoned investor when explaining his decision to study Farsi, a Persian language spoken in Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan, while abroad in

Elliott School Faculty Receive Nearly $700,000 in Research Grants

November 29, 2012

Elliott School faculty continue to draw support for their research from major funders.

photo: Ernesto Araujo

MIPP Program Celebrates 15th Anniversary

November 29, 2012

Three months into the fall semester, students in the Master's in International Policy and Practice (MIPP) program have already hea

Carr Professorship Bolsters Work on Global Poverty

November 29, 2012

Last Spring, Former Chairman of the GW Board of Trustees Oliver T. Carr, Jr. made a tremendous commitment to establish a new professorship in international affairs at the Elliott School.

Faculty Book Party Celebrates Research

November 29, 2012

The Elliott School honored faculty who published in 2012 at its annual Faculty Book Party on November 27.

Elliott School KUDOS!

November 29, 2012

Faculty

Media Mentions

November 29, 2012

Hossein Askari, Iran professor of international business and international affairs

Recent Additions to the Web Video Initiative

November 29, 2012

Innovation for a Secure Future

photo: Michael E. Brown

A Message from the Dean

September 28, 2012

The beginning of a new academic year is a good time to take stock of where the Elliott School is and where it is going.

photo: Janne Nolan

Elliott School Receives More than $850,000 in Research Awards from Major Funders

September 28, 2012

The Elliott School of International Affairs is having a successful start to the 2012-13 academic year.

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Bringing Latin America to the Forefront of International Studies

September 28, 2012

The proximity, shared history, and increasingly intertwined demography of Latin America make it a key region of interest for the United States.