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World Map with regions supported: North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, South and Central Asia

Deus Bazira

Georgetown has appointed Dr. Deus Bazira, a professor and global health scholar and leader, as the inaugural director of its Global Health Institute, a university-wide platform dedicated to advancing cross-disciplinary research and education on…

Sudanese partake in “Citizen Hearings” in Musfa, Blue Nile State, Sudan

In a podcast with the Brookings Institution, Rogaia Abusharaf, professor of anthropology at Georgetown University in Qatar, discussed the leading role Sudanese women have played in movements for peace from the 1920s to the recent Sudanese revolution.

Russian military parade on Victory Day in 2013.

For the Wall Street Journal, Matthew Kroenig, professor at the School of Foreign Service, suggests the United States needs to prioritize the inspection of Russia's nuclear arsenal to prevent potential attacks from smaller nuclear powers.

A soccer stadium lit up at night

In his book Football in the Middle East (2023), Associate Professor of History at GU-Q Abdullah Al-Arian examines the complex questions raised by football as a significant cultural force in the Middle East, as well as its links to broader political…

Students and mentor volunteering at the World Cup in Qatar

Santiago Rubio-Henao, a Colombian international student at Georgetown University in Qatar, combined his passion for football and international politics at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar by working as a broadcast runner for Telemundo Deportes.

Flags flying in front of the United Nations building.

For the American Prospect, Leon Fink, senior research associate at the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poorwrites that the West must ensure a generous settlement in Ukraine and keep building a revitalized coalition of democracies.

Religious workers passing food.

In the Review of Faith & International Affairs, Berkley Center Senior Fellow Katherine Marshall draws on the work of the Religious Responses to COVID-19 Project to assess how religious communities experienced and shaped responses to the pandemic.

Henna decorated hands of a young Muslim girl in Ahmedabad.

At a November 2022 event, Jocelyne Cesari, senior fellow at the Berkley Center, and Kalpana Jain, editor at the Conversation US, argued that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party have constructed hostile attitudes toward…

The School of Medicine’s Latino Medical Student Association

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, this fall the School of Medicine’s Latino Medical Student Association held a series of events to celebrate Hispanic traditions and raise awareness about racial disparities in health care.

Supreme Court of the United States

Georgetown students of the Vietnamese Student Association, Hoyas for Immigrant Rights, and Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlán hosted a fundraiser to support immigrants in need of legal representation, raising over $1,000.