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Tucker Prize Winners Announced

Sydney Van Morgan, Kristi Rhead and Lisa Xiao

Congratulations to Kristi Rhead ’18 and Lisa Xiao ’18 who are co-winners of the 2018 Robert Tucker Prize for best thesis in International Studies!


Congratulations Class of 2018!

International Studies Leadership Council

On May 22nd the International Studies Program, along with the Departments of Political Science and Sociology, held their annual Commencement Reception at Gertrude’s at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Congratulations to all our graduates and best wishes in your future endeavors.


Johns Hopkins Foreign Affairs Review

We are excited to announce that the Johns Hopkins Foreign Affairs Review (FAR) has published all the accepted submissions for this semester. Please take a look at the great content we have at jhufar.com! FAR is an International Studies Program journal. It is a forum for students to publish their work regarding international relations and foreign affairs and is […]


IS Staff Member Wins Homewood Cup

Congratulations to our very own Alex Kwon, Academic Program Coordinator for International Studies, East Asian Studies and Islamic Studies, who on Sunday, April 29 was presented with the Homewood Cup by the Senior Class Council. The Cup is awarded to a staff member who goes above and beyond to assist students, which describes Alex to […]


International Studies Junior Receives Clinger Research Award

Congratulations to International Studies junior Teo Icliyurek ’19 who has received a 2018 William F. Clinger, Jr. undergraduate research award. Teo’s research is titled Negative vs. Positive Conceptions: Freedom of Expression in the United States and France. Following is his abstract and we wish Teo the best with his research. Both the United States and […]


Dr. Van Morgan Receives Undergraduate Faculty Advising Award

Congratulations to our very own Dr. Sydney Van Morgan, Director of the International Studies Program, who has received this year’s Krieger School of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Faculty Advising Award! Beloved by her students, here is a sample of what some of them had to say: “Dr. Van Morgan has changed my experience at JHU […]


IS Student Named Student Employee of the Year

Congratulations to International Studies senior Taylor Veracka ’18 who was named Johns Hopkins Undergraduate Student Employee of the Year for her work as the Peer Advisor Manager in the JHU Career Center. We’d also like to congratulate International Studies sophomore Cecilia Bao ’20 who was nominated for her work helping out in the International Centers […]


Three SAIS BA/MA’s Win International Criminal Court Moot Competition

Congratulations to the 2018 SAIS International Criminal Court Moot team. The SAIS team was the first place finisher in the Regional Round for the Americas and Caribbean of the International Criminal Court Moot Competition held at Pace University Law School in White Plains, NY on March 16th – 18th. SAIS edged out the Universidad Francisco […]


Aronson Center Co-Sponsors Samantha Power FAS Event

The JHU Foreign Affairs Symposium, with co-sponsorship from the Aronson Center for International Studies, hosted former Obama Administration U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power on March 14. Power, an expert in human rights policy, discussed how Americans can still find hope in the midst of today’s contentious political climate.