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A Message from New Interim Dean Ilana Feldman

A Message from New Interim Dean Ilana Feldman

Dear Elliott School Community, When I agreed to serve the Elliott School as Vice Dean, I could not have anticipated that a year later I would be taking on the role of Interim Dean—as the School, the University, and the world grapple with the effects of a global...

Student Profile: Q&A with Olivia Upham, B.A. ’21

Student Profile: Q&A with Olivia Upham, B.A. ’21

Has the disruption in your life and school caused by the Covid-19 pandemic had an effect on your career goals?  If the pandemic has taught me anything, it’s that my circumstances and the world around me are capable of drastically changing without warning. Thus, I must...

Student Internships Matter to Faith Caldwell, BA ’71

Student Internships Matter to Faith Caldwell, BA ’71

Faith Caldwell, ESIA BA ’71, was a college sophomore in Pennsylvania studying to be a foreign service officer, but had always wanted to come to Washington. When two friends told her they were attending the George Washington University in the fall, one as a transfer...

Elliott Events Go Virtual

Elliott Events Go Virtual

On March 16th, when President LeBlanc announced GW would extend the virtual learning period through the end of the spring semester and cancel all on-campus events for the rest of the academic year, it seemed the Elliott School’s vibrant events scene would have to go...

Experts Weigh In: COVID-19

Experts Weigh In: COVID-19

The Elliott School launched the first edition of Experts Weigh In early last year in the research section of the school’s website. The first installment drew on faculty expertise to discuss the various socio-political and economic aspects of the U.S. withdrawal of...

Amb. William Taylor Receives Award for Leadership and Ethics

Amb. William Taylor Receives Award for Leadership and Ethics

William Taylor, who served as the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine from 2006 to 2009 and as the chargé d’affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Kiev from June 2019 to January 2020, was awarded the Elliott School Leadership and Ethics Award for his commitment to ethical...

An Interview with Alumna Patricia Scangas on her Debut Novel

An Interview with Alumna Patricia Scangas on her Debut Novel

When Patricia Scangas graduated from GW’s Elliott School in 1972, she little suspected how – or when – she would have the opportunity to work in global affairs. Her family was traditional, especially her father, and expected her to settle down close by. Fast forward...

Survivor of Charlie Hebdo Attack Speaks at Elliott

Survivor of Charlie Hebdo Attack Speaks at Elliott

In January, 2015, two gunmen carried out a terrorist attack on the French satire weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, killing 12 people and injuring 11 others. Among the injured was journalist Philippe Lançon, who, three years later, released a memoir about his...

Happy New Year 2020!

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...

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