Centers, Institutes & Initiatives

Our 10 research centers and institutes provide an institutional framework for scholars working in regional and topical fields of study, while our cutting-edge initiatives connect cross-curricular faculty and research to address critical global issues. Together, they contribute to the Elliott School’s mission of producing scholarship that advances understanding of important global issues and engaging the public and the policy community in the United States and around the world, thereby fostering international dialogue and shaping policy solutions.

Visiting Scholar & Non-Resident Scholar Programs

The Elliott School is home to eminent visiting and non-resident scholars conducting research relevant to our research centers, institutes, and initiatives. If you are interested in becoming a visiting or non-resident scholar, we encourage you to visit our individual centers', institutes', and initiatives' websites for information about opportunities and applying.

The Elliott School is proud to welcome new non-resident scholar:


Stephen Costello

Stephen Costello

Mr. Costello is a producer at AsiaEast Dialogues and a columnist for The Korea Times. He joins the GW Institute for Korean Studies as a non-resident scholar. During his time with the institute, he'll analyze evolving South Korean political and policy discussions with regard to South Korea's relations with North Korea, China, Japan, and the United States.