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A New Face on the Dean's Team: Ambassador Gnehm Appointed Vice Dean

November 03, 2017

Ambassador Edward “Skip” Gnehm, the Kuwait Professor of Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Affairs at the Elliott School, is assuming a leadership position as Elliott School Vice Dean, a role formerly held by Professor Edward McCord. Dr. McCord will serve as senior advisor to Dean Brigety.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg answers questions from Elliott School students

NATO Selects Elliott School for Speaker Series

October 04, 2017

Following a successful Elliott School event last spring featuring NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, NATO’s Allied Command Transformation, based in Norfolk, Virginia, designated the Elliott School as their primary U.S.-based academic partner.

Professor Peter Klaren Awarded the Orden del Sol del Peru

Professor Peter Klaren Awarded the Orden del Sol del Peru by the Peruvian Government

September 15, 2017

Peter Klaren, professor of history and international affairs, emeritus, was awarded the Orden del Sol del Peru by the Peruvian government at a ceremony at the Ambassadorial Residence on September 1

Scott Pace on the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democrats

Scott Pace Appointed as Executive Secretary of the National Space Council

July 13, 2017

The White House announced late Thursday the appointment of Scott Pace to be Executive Secretary of the National Space Council.

Michael Moore delivers the 2017 charge to the graduates

Professor Michael Moore winner of the Harry Harding Teaching Award

May 19, 2017

Congratulations to Michael O. Moore, Professor of Economics and International Affairs, winner of the 2017 Harry Harding Teaching Award.

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Making History: The Campaign for GW Surpasses $1 Billion Goal

May 19, 2017

George Washington University Board of Trustees Chair Nelson Carbonell and President Steven Knapp announced Friday at the Senior Class Toast that Making History: The Campaign for GW has surpassed its $1 billion fundraising goal more than a year ahead of schedule. Thanks a billion to all Elliott School donors!

George Washington President Steven Knapp (right) awards the GW President’s Medal to former ambassador Edward ‘Skip’ Gnehm Jr. (P

Edward 'Skip' Gnehm Jr. Awarded GW President's Medal

May 12, 2017

Former ambassador Edward “Skip” Gnehm Jr., the Elliott School of International Affairs’ Kuwait Professor of Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Affairs, was awarded the President’s Medal on May 11.

Laura Gomez, an international student, leveraged her connections and extracurriculars into a position at the World Bank. (Willia

How I Got the Job: International Student ‘Prepared for Everything’

May 02, 2017

Laura Gomez, an international student, leveraged her connections and extracurriculars into a position at the World Bank.

The "You Are Welcome Here" video features GW students from around the world.

GW Releases 'You Are Welcome Here' Video

May 01, 2017

What does it mean to feel welcome? In the George Washington University’s new video for the “You Are Welcome Here” campaign, students from all over the world explain.

Frank Wong gives talk to students

Earning a Seat at the Table

May 01, 2017

A full house of students and alumni gained insight from a global pro on Friday, April 28, when Elliott School alumnus Frank Wong, president of Scholastic Asia, dropped by GW’s Alumni House for a candid conversation about what it takes to earn a seat at the international business table.

Associate Dean Mylonas meets with ESIA Alumni in Beijing

An Evening Discussion with Associate Dean Harris Mylonas and ESIA Alumni in Beijing

April 29, 2017

Several Elliott School alumni who live and work in Beijing met with Associate Dean for Research, Harris Mylonas on April 29th. They discussed life after graduation, current affairs and the various ways that they can keep in touch with the Elliott School.

Anne C. Richard

Anne C. Richard to Deliver the Graduate Address to the Elliott School Class of 2017

March 13, 2017

Former Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration, Anne C. Richard, will deliver the graduation address to Elliott School of International Affairs class of 2017.


A Weekend at WAMUNC: 19 Years of Model UN Excellence

March 07, 2017

More than 1,300 high school students came together recently to exercise their diplomatic skills and knowledge of international affairs at the Washington Area Model United Nations Conference (WAMUNC). Now in its 19th year, WAMUNC is hosted and run entirely by the International Affairs Society (IAS), the largest non-partisan student organization at GW. The majority of WAMUNC staff are Elliott School students.

Hena Khan (MA '97)

A story to tell: revealing the narrative of American Muslims

March 07, 2017

An unexpected turn led Hena Khan (M.A.’97) from her career as international development consultant to successful children’s author. Khan says she recognized the work she enjoyed the most had a strong writing component, but never dreamed of becoming a published author.

Senator Tammy Duckworth (ESIA MA '92)

Senator Tammy Duckworth (ESIA MA ’92) to Deliver GW Commencement Address

February 21, 2017

Combat veteran, Purple Heart recipient and U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) will deliver GW's commencement address before an audience of 25,000 graduates, friends and family members on May 21 on the National Mall. The Elliott School alumna said she looks forward to encouraging graduates to “go out and make a difference in the world.”