Dean’s Corner

Happy New Year 2020!

Enjoy this video reviewing some highlights of the past year! And from all of us here at the Elliott School of International Affairs, we wish everyone a happy, healthy 2020!...

Recent Graduate Working to Improve Family Health in Mali

Recent Graduate Working to Improve Family Health in Mali

An Elliott School education has led a recent graduate from Foggy Bottom to Mali for an immersive, global experience. Kelsey Oliver, BA ’19, studied international affairs with concentrations in global public health and security policy. Now, she’s living with a...

Elliott School Experts Weigh In

Elliott School Experts Weigh In

There’s a new arrival to the Elliott School website! Here at the Elliott School we’re fortunate to have access to a wealth of knowledge among our faculty, alumni, and scholars. Now, we have a dedicated page for our experts to share analysis of topical events with...

Public Exhibitions Feature International Storylines and Destinations

Public Exhibitions Feature International Storylines and Destinations

Seems like everywhere you turn at the Elliott School, you’ll find a new photo exhibit highlighting its students, its significant areas of research, or partnerships with local embassies. Making use of the available community spaces in the building to showcase the...

2019 Student Study Abroad Photo Contest

2019 Student Study Abroad Photo Contest

1st Place: Raise your hand if you brush your teeth twice a dayMy cross-cultural team and I were conducting a WASH education session at Bright Kids Primary School, the only school in our village. We asked, “Raise your hand if you brush your teeth twice a day,” and this...

Elliott Faculty Working on Green New Deal Policy

The Green New Deal has received considerable media coverage in the build-up to the 2020 Presidential Election. According to Data for Progress, “The Green New Deal is an ambitious policy agenda to tackle the climate crisis, create quality jobs, and promote justice. It...

Graduates Share Their Takeaways, Encouragement

Graduates Share Their Takeaways, Encouragement

As undergraduate and graduate students in the Class of 2019 prepare for the Elliott School Graduation Celebration on May 17th at the Smith Center, we spoke with some soon-to-be graduates about what advice they would give to incoming students of the future Chi Tran, BA...

New York City Career Trek- Elliott School Grad Life

New York City Career Trek- Elliott School Grad Life

For 12 Elliott M.A. students, spring break brought a special opportunity: a journey to Manhattan for the second annual New York City Career Trek. In Manhattan, they met with industry professionals at coveted employers to gain insight into opportunities in the Big...

Sports Diplomacy —Then and Now

Sports Diplomacy —Then and Now

Sports create a common language and a shared culture, if only on the playing field. It can be a useful diplomatic tool to facilitate people-to-people relationships and to build trust between countries. At the global level, sports often become an important avenue for...

Elliott School Celebrates International Women’s Day

Elliott School Celebrates International Women’s Day

For more than a century, International Women’s Day has been held worldwide on March 8 to celebrate the achievements of women. The day also serves as a reminder and call-to-action for accelerating gender parity. Here’s how the Elliott School is celebrating the...

Alumna Promotes Women’s Leadership and Public Service

Alumna Promotes Women’s Leadership and Public Service

  In honor of Women’s History Month, we recently caught up with alumna Kateryna Pyatybratova, ESIA BA ’11, MA/MBA ’16, who has turned her experiences at the Elliott School and GW into a career promoting women’s leadership and public service around the world. Tell...