Joseph Forcherio

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School Research Administrator
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Joseph Forcherio is School Research Administrator at The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs and a second-year student in the Elliott School’s Master of Arts in International Affairs program. As School Research Administrator, he is responsible for assisting faculty in applying for research funding from the federal government, foundations, and corporations, administering internal funding competitions, and hosting workshops on grant writing best practices. During Joseph’s tenure, he has helped faculty win millions of dollars in grant and contract research funding from organizations like the National Science Foundation, Department of State, Department of Defense, and Open Society Foundations. Before his current role, Joseph interned at the State Department and in the offices of two Members of Congress.

Joseph’s interests include great power competition, U.S. foreign policy, the post-Soviet space, and the former Yugoslavia. He has written and published on topics like Eurasianism in Russia, U.S. policy toward China, and the Serbia-Kosovo dispute. He expects to receive his MA in June 2021.

In addition to his work and studies, Joseph is the web editor-in-chief of the International Affairs Review, a website that publishes international relations discourse written by graduate students and which receives tens of thousands of views per month. He graduated from the University of Alabama summa cum laude with a BA in political science and international studies and a minor in Russian.