- 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 Fall, study from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.
Almost a year into the Biden administration and with the congressional midterm elections next year, the United States continues to face serious...
What should we expect from the 21st century? A period of Great Power war, similar to the 20th century, or a long and commercial peace, similar...
Explore how studying other democracies can shed light on the troubled present—and possible future—of American politics and government.
Gain a practical, hands-on foundation in basic statistics by leveraging open data sources and free, open-source data analysis tools.
Acquire a framework to apply the many communications tools available to resolve conflict situations and achieve a successful conclusion.
Gain an introduction to the analysis of foreign policy decision-making, as conducted at the individual, group, and organizational levels.
Examine leaders’ strategies and policies during the pandemic that have either saved lives and livelihoods or sown divisiveness and crisis.
Explore contemporary methods for peacemaking and peacebuilding as responses to real and potential deadly international conflicts.
This course will contextualize current global news and politics with both historic and forward-looking perspectives.
Taught by a veteran intelligence professional, this course separates myth from reality in the field of espionage.
According to the World Bank, education is a powerful driver of development and one of the strongest instruments for reducing poverty and...
A rights-based approach to development has become increasingly central in explaining and addressing the underlying issues related to economic,...
Working with a dedicated faculty advisor, students will be able to apply the knowledge and skills they have acquired in the previous courses to...
"Good governance" is an essential condition for growth in low-income countries, and for human development as well. A number of the...