photo: Elliott School alumnus Joshua Eisenman signing his co-authored book

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.
» More information
» R.S.V.P. now

photo: calendar, month

Admissions Deadlines

January 03, 2014

Graduate Study

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

>> More Information

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

>> More Information

February 1: Applications due for fall admission consideration only.

>> More Information

Apply Online Now 



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.

M.A. Program in International Development Studies

January 01, 2014

The Elliott School's International Development Studies (IDS) program provides a broad understanding and appreciation of current development issues and theories, as well as the processes involved in formulating policy and implementing development projects.

photo: Young-Key Kim-Renaud

North Korea's purge language 'part of the intended terror'

December 13, 2013

Prof. Young-Key Kim-Renaud says the language used to describe the execution of Kim Jong-un's uncle was "violent and shocking" in an interview by The Telegraph.

book cover: China Goes Global

The Economist's Books of the Year

December 07, 2013

The Economist includes David Shambaugh's China Goes Global: The Partial Power on it's list of "2013 Books of the Year" in the Politics and Current Affairs category.

photo: Mike Mochizuki

Japan under Abe: toward Moderation or Nationalism?

December 01, 2013

Prof. Mike M. Mochizuki and Samuel Parkinson Porter discuss the effects of the July 2013 electoral victory on Prime Minister Abe and the LDP–Kōmeitō ruling coalition in The Washington Quarterly.

photo: human boot print on Moon

International Cooperation on Human Lunar Heritage

November 29, 2013

Scott Pace and Henry Hertzfeld suggest that international — not unilateral U.S. — recognition is a better way of protecting historic Moon landing sites in Science magazine.

photo: soldiers in desert with oil fire

How Oil Influences U.S. National Security

November 14, 2013

Charles Glaser investigates the links between states' energy requirements and the probability of military conflict in "How Oil Influences U.S. National Security" for the fall issue of International Security.

photo: Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers parade during training at a military base in Xuchang city, central China

China's Changing Oil Calulus

November 12, 2013

Rosemary Kelanic discusses China's recent energy contracts and "the crucial nature of oil for fighting modern wars" in an article for The National Interest.

After the Withdrawal: The Way Forward in Afghanistan and Pakistan

October 29, 2013

Stephen Biddle testifies about the political work needed to settle the war in Afghanistan for the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
» Download the prepared statement P D F file icon

photo: view of earth from the Moon

Space Policy Institute

October 01, 2013

The Elliott School's Space Policy Institute was called "perhaps the leading academic think tank with a focus on government efforts in space" by the Washington Post's Joel Achenbach.

photo: Cairo protest camp evacuation

Turmoil in the Middle East: Egypt

August 15, 2013

Nathan Brown discusses the option of reducing U.S.