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Elliott School Research

Through award-winning research, the Elliott School of International Affairs strives to create knowledge, share wisdom and inspire action. Together, our centers, institutes, research initiatives and cross-disciplinary faculty combine in-depth analysis with practical applications to better address the future's most pressing global challenges.


Research Spotlights

The Washington Quarterly Summer Issue has Arrived!

The Washington Quarterly


Make the most of your beach reaching and stay up to date with the latest in global security affairs. Hosted by the Elliott School of International Affairs, The Washington Quarterly features scholarly articles with disparate perspectives on issues concerning strategic change, public policy, and international relations. In this issue, article authors include: Brad Roberts, Representative (R-WI) Mike Gallagher, Mark S. Bell, Julia Macdonald, Jean-Baptiste Jeangène Vilmer, and Elliott School Visiting Scholar Emmanuel Dreyfus, among others. These contributors tackle tough questions about nuclear crises, the Donbass, deterrence, China, alliance management, Kashmir, and more. Read select articles, including Dreyfus and Vilmer’s “A People Oriented Peace Formula for the Donbass,” at the The Washington Quarterly or subscribe online at Taylor & Francis.

Jisoo Kim Elected Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Korean Studies

orea Foundation Associate Professor of History and International Affairs Jisoo Kim


Congratulations to Elliott School Korea Foundation Associate Professor of History and International Affairs Jisoo Kim for her recent election to editor-in-chief of The Journal of Korean Studies. The foremost journal in Korean studies, the publication features articles on multidisciplinary subjects concerning Korea. In history, anthropology, contemporary geopolitics and beyond, the journal examines Korea-related topics of interest to scholars, students and the public alike. Professor Kim, who also directs the GW Institute for Korean Studies, will bring tremendous expertise and experience to her new role when she assumes her editor-in-chief functions later this year. A specialist in gender and legal history of early modern Korea, her research interests and endeavors engage a broad swath of subjects, including crime and justice, forensic medicine, literature, language and more. For more of her work, check out her award-winning book: The Emotions of Justice: Gender, Status, and Legal Performance in Chos┼Ćn Korea.


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