A Preview of the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit

March 18, 2014

Graham Allison, Director of the Belfer Center at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, and Elliott School Dean Michael Brown preview the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit to be held in The Hague.

In Egypt, A New Courtroom Drama Every Day

March 14, 2014

Nathan J. Brown was interviewed on NPR’s “Morning Edition” about trials in Egypt.

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Gender Education, Research, and Policy Engagement

March 07, 2014

The Elliott School's Global Gender Program is dedicated to improving the health, education, rights and security of women and girls internationally and to reducing gender-based exclusion, violence, and discrimination.

Responding to Russia's Illegal Military Incursion in Ukraine

March 03, 2014

Cory Welt, IERES associate director, and Rudy DeLeon discuss Russia's military intervention in Ukraine on

Ukraine after Yanukovych

February 24, 2014

Robert Orttung, assistant director of the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (IERES), looks at the path ahead for Ukraine in this Elliott School video interview.

Ominous Signs for the Global Recovery

February 07, 2014

Jay Pelosky, Elliott School alum (MA '83 ) and Board of Advisors member, writes about U.S. growth, potential EU deflation, and emerging markets in an article for The Wall Street Journal.

2014 Sochi Olympics

February 06, 2014

Experts at the Elliott School's Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies comment on the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games.

Russia’s Mega-Project: The Sochi Winter Olympic Games

January 30, 2014

While security concerns have dominated discussions in the United States and around the world in the lead-up to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Elliott School researchers examine Russia’s multi-year, multi-billion dollar Olympic investment through a different lens: what is at stake for the rising power?

Pro-EU Demonstrations in Ukraine

January 29, 2014

GW's Robert Orttung speeks to media about the protests.
»  Read a GW Today article
»  Watch an interview on (at 14:52)

The Impact of the 2014 ISAF Forces' Withdrawal from Afghanistan on the Central Asian Region

January 14, 2014

Marlene Laruelle, Sebastien Peyrouse and Jos Boonstra co-author this European Parliament policy study (.pdf) on the impact of post-NATO/ISAF drawdown Afghanistan on Central Asia.

"Commitment to the UN is crucial"

January 10, 2014

Ester Brimmer, J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of International Affairs, gave a series of lectures January 9-10, 2014 at the University of Quebec at Montreal, Concordia University, and the U.S. Consul General.
» Read her interview with Mètro (in French)

Space and Cyberspace: Enduring Missions in a Changing World

January 07, 2014

Space and Cyberspace: Enduring Missions in a Changing World

Gen. William L. Shelton, Commander, Air Force Space Command, discusses what Air Force Space Command does for the nation, how it does it, and how the command works with others to achieve its missions in space and cyberspace at this Elliott School event.

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Faculty Book Party

January 03, 2014

The Elliott School will host a reception on Thursday, January 23 in honor of our faculty members who have published books in 2013. Participating authors' books will be available for sale and signing at this event.
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Admissions Deadlines

January 03, 2014

Graduate Study

October 1: Applications due for spring admission and fellowship consideration.

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January 7: Applications due for fall admission and fellowship consideration.

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February 1: Applications due for fall admission consideration only.

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The Future Of Space Exploration

January 02, 2014

Scott Pace discuss the next frontier in space exploration, the future of NASA and private space ventures on The Diane Rehm Show.