Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Meets with Cardinal Gregory in Orthodox Chapel at Georgetown University
During his U.S. visit, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, leader of the Orthodox Church, met with President Joe Biden, Georgetown President John J. DeGioia, and Cardinal Wilton Gregory of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington.
Alejandro Werner, who recently completed almost nine years as director of the Western Hemisphere Department at the International Monetary Fund, has been named the founding director of the new Georgetown Americas Institute.
Georgetown University in Qatar has named Dr. Clyde Wilcox, professor of government and a member of the Georgetown University faculty since 1987, interim dean of GU-Qatar.
Join the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security for an October 21 conversation on ensuring international cooperation in response to the crisis in Afghanistan, with specific attention to the plight of Afghan women and girls.
Pati Jinich (G'04), a distinguished alumna from the Center of Latin American Studies and renowned chef, will host the PBS special La Frontera with Pati Jinich, which uses food as a vehicle for cultural exploration in the U.S.-Mexico border region.
Writing for the Hoya, Sophia Epley reports on a recent event about Pope Francis' Fratelli Tutti, sponsored by the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life, and student reactions to the call for solidarity and initiative.
Newly published research from GU-Q and VCUarts Qatar highlights the important role of internationalized higher education institutions in shaping and transforming societies through experiential global learning.
In a new theatrical performance, Academy Award nominee David Strathairn portrays Holocaust witness Jan Karski, who risked his life to carry his harrowing report from war-torn Poland to the Oval Office and later became a Georgetown professor.
In an op-ed in the Washington Post, environmental history professor Dagomar Degroot expresses concern for future generations living in a warmer world but cautions against climate "doomism" and urges us to realize our adaptive capacities.
Writing for the Hill, SFS professor Marc Busch explains the connection between Canada holding a Huawei executive on a U.S. fraud charge and the ban of canola oil exports, as well as the consequences of putting trade policy on pause.
A grant from the Carnegie Foundation will support a collaboration between Georgetown's Institute for the Study of International Migration and Mercy Corps on a project focusing on climate change and its effects on migration in Central America.
SFS Alumnus Kono Taro (SFS’86) Comes Second in Party Leadership Race Determining Japan’s Next Prime Minister
In a closely fought race for Japan's leadership, SFS alumnus Kono Taro (SFS’86) narrowly lost his bid for the position of party leader and prime minister. Kono oversaw Japan’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout as the minister of administrative affairs.
Read about the new Collaborative on Global Children’s Issues, designed to foster cross-disciplinary research and dialogue on critical and emerging global children's issues, maximize critical thinking and advance solutions-oriented problem-solving.
In an op-ed for the Washington Post, Georgetown University professor Victor Cha urges caution regarding recent North Korean nuclear technology development and suggests an alternative way to address the diplomatic stalemate.
How the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia Plan to Counter China’s Rise through Strategic Partnership
Listen to professor Alan Tidwell, director of the Center for Australian, New Zealand and Pacific Studies at Georgetown, speak about the strengthened U.S.–Australia alliance and the countries' renewed role in the Asia-Pacific region on PBS NewsHour.
Continuing its longtime tradition of outreach and advocacy, Georgetown University supports various initiatives and organizations providing relief and information about the ongoing crisis. Learn more and find out how you can contribute.
In an op-ed for the Hill, School of Foreign Service professor Marc Busch explains why U.S. agricultural exporters should care about a new "cocoa war" created by the European Union’s Green Deal and its Farm to Fork Strategy.
Nazima Razick (C'93, G’99, L’99), chief of the American Citizens Services unit at the U.S. Consulate General in Mumbai, ran emergency management exercises and initiated training programs to build the team now responding to the COVID-19 crisis.
Leslie Ries and Naresh Neupane, professors in the Department of Biology, contributed to research published in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution that revealed climate change is the cause of the continued decline of the eastern monarch butterfly.
Terrorism expert Bruce Hoffman offers expert commentary as part of an Associated Press story examining whether Al-Qaeda would now be able to quickly use Afghanistan as a launchpad for attacks against the United States.
Georgetown Law and USAID have launched the Law of International Development Initiative (LIDI) at the O'Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law, led by Susan Keller Pascocello.
Rev. Drew Christiansen, S.J., a School of Foreign Service professor and senior fellow at the Berkley Center of Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, told National Catholic Register that Pope Francis' restrained response to Cuban protests is intended to…
Zahra Baber, associate director for research at Georgetown University in Qatar's Center for International and Regional Studies, co-edited a new book about how conceptions of citizenship played critical roles in the events of the Arab Spring.
The National Catholic Reporter highlighted the release of The Education of a Historian: A Strange and Wonderful Story by University Professor Emeritus John W. O'Malley, S.J., reflecting on connections between his life as a scholar and Jesuit priest.
Neeru Paharia, professor of marketing in the McDonough School of Business, told Forbes she believes Toyota's decision to pull advertisements from the Japanese market may “do them well” as opposition to the games continues amid COVID-19 restrictions.
Chair of East Asian Languages and Cultures Receives Honorable Mention As One of Top Philosophers in the World
Philip J. Ivanhoe, chair of the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures and scholar of Confucianism and Neo-Confucianism, was given an honorable mention on the list of the top 25 influential philosophers in the world by Academic Influence.
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.
Andrew Zeitlin, professor at the McCourt School of Public Policy, and colleagues found in Rwanda that the Pay for Performance model of incentivizing teachers improves learning without a negative effect on the teacher that is recruited or retained.
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.
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.
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.
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.