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Crafting a Career in the U.S. Foreign Service
The Director General of the Foreign Service Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield spoke to an audience of nearly one hundred students on the merits of a career with the U.S. Department of State.
ISD Announces 2013-2014 Junior Fellows
ISD selected six Junior Fellows from MSFS and BSFS to conduct research during the 2013-2014 academic year. They will work closely with advisors from the university and the Washington, D.C. practitioner community to produce research papers for presentation in April 2014. 2012-2013 ISD Junior Fellow Dena Sholk (BSFS '13) worked with Amb. Steven Pifer to produce a research paper on "The Denuclearization of Kazakhstan (1991-1995)."
Global Philanthropy Issue Briefs Series
The Center for Public & Nonprofit Leadership at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute is pleased to announce the publication of its Global Philanthropy Issue Brief Series. Commissioned in partnership with the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, the briefs are provided on the Institute's website, under Programs, Current Studies. For additional information on this effort, please visit the CPNL News announcement.
These Issue Briefs highlight the challenges of addressing global problems that span national borders and require new philanthropic strategies in order to be addressed. We hope they will inform and inspire your ongoing efforts for change.
Diplomacy, Development and Security in the Information Age
ISD's newest publication explores new hallmarks of international relations: heightened transparency and increased volatility. Contributing authors discuss issues ranging from cybersecurity to diplomacy and fragile states, the book points toward a foreign policy strategy of resilience, credibility and adaptability for harnessing opportunities in the information age. PDF available for download.
In Memoriam: Ambassadors Max Kampelman and Mark Palmer
The Institute for the Study of Diplomacy is deeply saddened by the passing of two distinguished U.S. ambassadors who have been integral parts of the Institute and the Georgetown community for many years. Honoring two of diplomacy's finest.