Category: SAIS

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.

Former NATO Ambassador Volker joins SAIS Center on Transatlantic Relations

September 14, 2009

The SAIS Center on Transatlantic Relations has announced the appointment of Kurt Volker, a former U.S. ambassador to NATO, as managing director and senior fellow, effective Sept. 8.

SAIS to examine critical role of religion in international affairs

September 7, 2009

Each summer, a subject of special interest is selected at SAIS to serve as a substantive theme in the coming academic year. During 2009 – 2010, the school will examine the critical role of religion in international affairs. With events in Iran; the conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan; the search for lasting peace in […]

International Reporting Project Fellows selected for 2009

September 7, 2009

Ten U.S. journalists have been awarded International Reporting Project Fellowships at Johns Hopkins SAIS for the 2009 program, including four journalists focusing on global environmental topics and three on stories dealing with loose nuclear materials. The nine-week fellowships, which provide mid-career U.S. journalists with opportunities to do in-depth overseas reporting projects, began in late August. […]

Seven receive Fulbrights to study abroad in 2009–2010

August 3, 2009

Seven doctoral students and alumni from the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Peabody and SAIS will have the opportunity to study abroad during the 2009–2010 academic year through the prestigious Fulbright Program. Established in 1946 under legislation introduced by Sen. J. William Fulbright of Arkansas, the Fulbright Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department […]

SAIS hosts program on national security, intelligence

August 3, 2009

The Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies at SAIS this month hosted for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence a two-week course for 40 doctoral and master’s degree candidates and recent college graduates from around the country. The session was designed to give the students an in-depth exposure to national security issues and […]

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