Category: SAIS

Former national security official Hans Binnendijk joins SAIS

July 9, 2012

Hans Binnendijk, a former high-ranking national security official who most recently served as vice president for research and applied learning at the National Defense University, has joined SAIS as a senior fellow. Based at the SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations, Binnendijk, who also held the Theodore Roosevelt Chair in National Security Policy at NDU, will […]

Alumni teaching award goes to Jacobellis at SAIS Bologna

June 25, 2012

Fabrizio Jacobellis, adjunct professor of international economics at SAIS Bologna, was awarded the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award for academic year 2011–12 during the SAIS Bologna Commencement Ceremony, held May 26 in Bologna, Italy.   Below are Jacobellis’ responses to the questions The Gazette has asked all the recipients.   How would […]

SAIS says farewell to Dean Jessica Einhorn

June 25, 2012

Members of the SAIS community heaped praise, well-wishes and gifts on departing Dean Jessica Einhorn earlier this month at an event held on the school’s main campus in Washington, D.C. Those gathered at the intimate gathering also learned which Downton Abbey character Einhorn most closely matched, and how the dean will spend a portion of […]

Navigating the minefield of inner-city adolescence

November 14, 2011

Julia Romano called it “the camp game.” The 10 teenage students at SunRise Academy day school in Washington, D.C., were asked to break up into two groups and negotiate joint use of a co-owned campground, replete with swimming hole, picnic area, cabins and open spaces. Do they cut the camp in half? Share use of […]

SAIS hosts launch of Eliot Cohen book on the American way of war

November 7, 2011

The Nitze School of Advanced International Studies will host a discussion of Conquered Into Liberty: Two Centuries of Battles Along the Great Warpath That Made the American Way of War, a new book by Eliot Cohen, director of the SAIS Strategic Studies Program, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10. Cohen’s introductory remarks will be […]

Search committee appointed to identify next SAIS dean

October 31, 2011

President Ronald J. Daniels announced last week that he had appointed a search committee to identify a successor to Jessica P. Einhorn, who will retire as dean of the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies on June 30, 2012, following what Daniels termed “a decade of exemplary service.” “There would be no more fitting tribute […]

Former Hungarian P.M. Bajnai joins SAIS as distinguished fellow

October 3, 2011

Gordon Bajnai, former prime minister of Hungary, has joined the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies as a distinguished fellow. Based at the SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations, Bajnai, who was prime minister from 2009 to 2010, will periodically give lectures to SAIS students. He also will contribute to the […]

Friedman and Mandelbaum to discuss new book at SAIS

September 26, 2011

On Tuesday, Sept. 27, SAIS will host a discussion of That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back, a recently published book co-authored by New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum, director of the SAIS American Foreign Policy Program. A […]

Frederick Starr of SAIS receives New Orleans Spark Plug Award

September 26, 2011

On Sept. 15, the Greater News Orleans Foundation presented Frederick Starr, chair of the SAIS Central Asia–Caucasus Institute, with its first Spark Plug Award. The award recognizes the instrumental role that Starr played in 1983, when he was vice president of Tulane University, in creating the foundation to serve the community of New Orleans. Starr […]

SAIS Dean Jessica Einhorn to retire in June 2012

August 1, 2011

Jessica P. Einhorn, dean of The Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, will retire at the end of the coming academic year, she announced today. Einhorn, the first SAIS graduate to serve as its dean, will step down on June 30, 2012, after a decade as leader of one of […]

SAIS hosts forum on state of marriage in United States

October 25, 2010

In the second installment of the 2010–2011 Provost’s Lecture Series, SAIS will host a forum titled “The Marriage-Go-Round: How and Why Family Life Is Different in the United States Than in Other Wealthy Nations,” featuring a lecture by Andrew J. Cherlin, professor of sociology and public policy at the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences. […]

Mandelbaum book looks at America as ‘Frugal Superpower’

September 27, 2010

Michael Mandelbaum, the Christian A. Herter Professor of American Foreign Policy and director of the American Foreign Policy Program at SAIS, is the author of a new book, The Frugal Superpower: America’s Global Leadership in a Cash-Strapped Era, published in August by Public Affairs. In The Frugal Superpower, Mandelbaum sees a looming, fundamental shift in […]

Dean Jessica P. Einhorn of SAIS

February 22, 2010

Jessica P. Einhorn made history the moment she assumed leadership of the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies in 2002. Einhorn, who earned a master’s degree in international affairs from SAIS in 1970, became the first graduate to return as dean. Upon her appointment, Einhorn said she viewed the role as that of […]

Central Europe is focus of new initiative created at SAIS

December 14, 2009

Johns Hopkins’ Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies and the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation of Vienna, Austria, last week announced a new initiative to support research and related activities focused on Central Europe. Daniel Hamilton, SAIS professor and founding director of the SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations, will be appointed the first Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Professor to head the initiative.

Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo joins SAIS

September 21, 2009

Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo has joined the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies as a distinguished visiting scholar. Toledo, who led the country from 2001 to 2006, is a fellow at the school’s International Development Program.

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