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Apply Now for the New Kissinger Seminar on American Grand Strategy

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The Kissinger Seminar on American Grand Strategy is a new undergraduate course offering from the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at Johns Hopkins SAIS. In addition to regular classroom meetings at Homewood, the course will feature events on the SAIS campus in Washington, DC, including meetings with current and former policymakers. Applications are due by Wednesday, October 24, 2018.

Aronson Center Speaker Series Continues: Iran & Nuclear Policy

On September 26th, as part of the Aronson Center for International Studies Midterm Elections Speaker Series, Dean Vali Nasr of the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, addressed the Homewood community on Iran’s nuclear policy and the international reaction it has spurred. Dean Nasr presented a three-tiered characterization of the […]

Aronson Center for International Studies Speaker Series Kicks Off

The 2018 Aronson Center for International Studies speaker series on the Midterm Elections held their inaugural event on Wednesday, September 12. Homewood Professor and former U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski and Senior Advisor to the Provost for International Affairs Julia Frifield discussed their time in Congress and the importance of the upcoming elections.

SAIS BA/MA Discusses Experience at Hopkins-Nanjing Center

Recent graduate Maria Belen Wu, SAIS BA/MA ’18-’19, was recently profiled on the Hopkins-Nanjing Center’s student blog discussing her time in China, the benefits of attending the HNC for China Studies, and the BA/MA program with SAIS.

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! 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 […]