- Provides Historical and Geopolitical Contexts
- Focuses on Today’s Power Dynamics
- Explores Framework and Goals of Diplomacy
The world order that emerged following World War II continues to influence today’s geopolitical and economic landscape, reflecting the shift into post-colonial and post-Cold War political alignments. These courses analyze foreign policy strategies by exploring the historical and geopolitical contexts that inform them, as well as the potential impacts of these policies as they are enacted globally. They are taught by faculty members from private sector, government, and multilateral organizations.
This Spring, study from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.
This course will contextualize current global news and politics with both historic and forward-looking perspectives.
Explore how studying other democracies can shed light on the troubled present—and possible future—of American politics and government.
Explore the foundational theories and history of international relations, and analyze the competing ideologies, threats, and challenges.
Examine leaders’ strategies and policies during the pandemic that have either saved lives and livelihoods or sown divisiveness and crisis.
Explore the main elements of country development—from economic, political, social, cultural, and environmental perspectives.
Gain an understanding of the drivers and costs associated with specific risks in the context of energy markets and project finance.
Acquire a framework to apply the many communications tools available to resolve conflict situations and achieve a successful conclusion.
Gain a practical, hands-on foundation in basic statistics by leveraging open data sources and free, open-source data analysis tools.