Bernadette Meehan, member of the board of advisors for the School of Foreign Service's Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, was nominated by President Joe Biden to serve as ambassador to the Republic of Chile.
Shareen Joshi, a professor at the School of Foreign Service, explores how the COVID-19 pandemic has further exacerbated and delayed long-term recovery from poverty in India for the East Asia Forum.
Elizabeth Ferris and Anne Richard Contribute to Refugees International Task Force Report on Climate Migration
Elizabeth Ferris and Anne Richard, professors at the School of Foreign Service, contributed to the Refugees International Task Force Report on climate migration, recommending President Biden pursue policies that protect climate refugees.
From 2016 to 2020, Georgetown participated as a founding U.N. HeForShe University Impact Champion. A newly published report details Georgetown's commitment and action to make the University a bold, visible, and united force for gender equality.
Two recent Georgetown McDonough MBA graduates, Tomas Valdes (MBA’21) and Tristan Schnader (MBA’21), received placement in the distinguished Fulbright U.S. Student Program to pursue their research in Brazil and the United Arab Emirates.
Lina Hajo Babiker, a senior at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q), was named one of the winners of INJAZ Qatar’s “The Job Champions” 2020-2021 competition, sponsored by Volkswagen and organized in partnership with the German Embassy in Qatar.
School of Foreign Service Dean Joel Hellman was interviewed by Taranjit Singh Sandhu, India's ambassador to the United States, on promoting knowledge and education partnerships between the United States and India for the Economic Times.
A new study, published by the School of Foreign Service's Institute for Study of Diplomacy and conducted by the Harvard Kennedy School, finds nearly one in three U.S. diplomats are looking to leave the Foreign Service.
"From the Plague to the Coronavirus: Islamic Ethics and Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic" by Ayman Shabana, professor of theology at Georgetown University in Qatar, focuses on the history of global public health measures in the Muslim context.
In an interview featured in the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, Lawrence Gostin (O'Neill Institute) discusses solutions to COVID-19 vaccine hoarding and inequitable distribution, including an intellectual property waiver from the World…
The McCourt School of Public Policy and Sciences Po are founding academic partners in the new McCourt Institute, an organization founded to research and address critical questions on the impact of technological innovation on society.
After the Geneva Summit in June 2021, Elizabeth Saunders, a School of Foreign Service professor, tells Vox that Biden and Putin are unlikely to overcome national interests and structural constraints through personal diplomacy.
Georgetown Law students in the Human Rights Fact-Finding Practicum spent the 2020-2021 academic year interviewing victims of the Syrian civil war to create "No Choice: Analyzing Attacks on Health as a Driver of Forcible Displacement in Syria."
School of Foreign Service Professors Madeleine Albright, Katharine Donato, and Elizabeth Ferris have been appointed to the North and Central American Task Force on Migration, initiated by the World Refugee and Migration Council.
In the Wall Street Journal School of Foreign Service professor Daniel Byman explores the legacy of the Khobar Towers and Iranian aggression in the Middle East, 25 years after 19 Americans died in the deadly bombing in Saudi Arabia.
Speaking with the Washington Post, Professor Marissa Fond talks about the evolution of language alongside social change, as major legislation may soon give Czech women the right to use the masculine version of their surnames.
A May 2021 report from Georgetown's Institute for Women, Peace and Security finds that women's participation in United Nations peacekeeping improves community engagement and operational effectiveness.
Since joining the World Food Programme (WFP) in 1989, School of Foreign Service alumnus Stephen Anderson (SFS‘86) has worked tirelessly to ensure that all people have access to food and nutrition.