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Johns Hopkins SAIS alumni and their children

Celebrate your 10th, 25th, or 50th reunion with friends and family.

SAIS Reunion 2024

Washington DC

Celebrating the Classes of 1974, 1999, and 2014
March 1 - 2, 2024 | Washington, D.C.

Please register today for your SAIS reunion weekend.

The 2024 reunion will honor the 2014, 1999, and 1974 classes who are celebrating their 10th, 25th, and 50th reunions. We look forward to marking this exciting milestone with you and welcoming you in our new home at 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW.

If you are interested in joining the planning committee, please email [email protected].

The event invitation with registration details will be sent in the next month via e-mail. Reach out to [email protected] or call 202.663.5641 to ensure we have your current e-mail contact information.

SAIS Europe

May 3-4, 2024 | Bologna, Italy

Register Now!

Save the date for Alumni Weekend in 2024 in Bologna: 3-5 May 2024.  It will be a great opportunity to reunite with classmates, catch up with former professors, visit old haunts in Bologna, and enjoy spending time together, as well as have the opportunity to meet the new SAIS Europe Rector, Professor Renaud Dehousse. Mark your calendars!

Washington DC

October 25-26, 2019

Washington DC

Celebrating the 10th, 25th, and 50th Class Reunions for the Class Years 2009, 1994, and 1969. 

Reunion Weekend 2019 Photo Album

The 10th, 25th, and 50th year classes returned to Washington DC, Oct. 19–21 for Reunion Weekend 2018, which was marked by reminiscing with friends and celebrating all that we love about Johns Hopkins SAIS. The festivities included panel discussions with some of our favorite professors and a special class evening celebration with drinks and dinner.

Reunion Weekend 2018 Photo Album

Washington, DC

Friday, October 13
12:00 to 1:00 PM: Brown Bag Lunch with Alumni and Students (Registration Begins at 11:15 a.m. - Please Arrive Early!) 
Location: Bernstein Offit Building (BOB), 1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
Program Includes:

  • Alumni-led brown bag lunch discussions (note: please bring your own lunch and cookies will be served) with students about their careers in four different classrooms on these topics:

    • Finance - Bernstein Offit Building (BOB) 500 

    • International Development - Bernstein Offit Building (BOB) 354

    • Energy - Bernstein Offit Building (BOB) 531

    • National Security - Bernstein Offit Building (BOB) 369

4:00 to 5:45 PM: Return to Class  
Location: Rome Auditorium, 1640 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
Program Includes:

  • Class taught by Dr. Riordan Roett for returning alumni on “Emerging Markets: The State of Play”

6:00 to 7:30 PM: Happy Hour with Students in the Nitze Courtyard - Welcome Remarks by SGA President Natalia Arenas and Dean Vali Nasr
Location: Nitze Courtyard, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
Program Includes:

  • Happy Hour with the Classes of 2007 (and 1992) and current students

  • Welcome remarks by SGA President Natalia Arenas and Dean Vali Nasr in Kenney Auditorium at 6:30 p.m.

7:45 to 11:45 PM: Dinner and Evening Entertainment with the Rent Seekers 
Location: The Darlington House, 1610 20th St NW, Washington, DC 
Cost: $50 per person (adults only) 
Program Includes: 

  • Celebration includes hors d'oeuvres, buffet dinner (accommodating vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike), cash bar (including cocktail specials), and entertainment by the Rent Seekers

Saturday, October 14 

9:30 to 11:30 AM: Family Brunch
Location: Kenney Auditorium, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, DC
Cost: $25 per adult (children welcome)
Program Includes:

  • Saturday morning brunch with the Class of 2007 and family members, breakfast food and beverage
  • Group photo of SAISers and their families will be taken before guests depart

Where are they now?

Natalie A. Hedden, Man Hee Lee, Scott R. Preece, Kazuhiro Wakatsuki, Daniel J. Wilder, Takuya Yamazaki, Sara Elizabeth Gray, Lillian Ho, and Omoneka J. Musa
**Please contact us if you could help us reconnect with your classmates

Class of 2007 Attending

Sheela Ahluwalia, Gavin Asdorian, Catherine Bateman, Sarina Beges, Daniel Birns, Ilya Bourtman, Donna Brutkoski, Jennifer Bryant, Duncan Burrell, Martin Cahill, Jeffrey  Chiang, Amy Cloud, Michael Cognato, Kathleen Crist, Molly Christian, Daniel Dalton, Marco De Bernardin, Leigh DeWine, Elizabeth Edmondson, Augustine Ekpoudom, Acquania Escarne, Tanja Faller, Michael Friedl, Matthew Genasci, Sara Giannozzi, Todd Greenwood, Haik Gugarats, Mohamed Harchich, Rebecca Harris, Tarig Hilal, Natalie Hill, Rachael Homewood, Eric Jaffe, Peter Johnson, Zecharia Kahn, Stefan Kahandaliyanage, Erica Kaster, Colleen Keenan, Christoph Koettl, Smriti Lakhey, Renee Lamb, Danielle Lima, Jay Lurie, Bradley Lyon, Marie Maratos, Divya Mathew, Jennifer McLeod Petrini, Benjamin Petrini, Andrew Plieninger, Melissa Metz Rekas, Nami Mukasa, Wameek Noor, Jenna O'Steen, Alexander Pascal, Holly Phelps, Emma Phillips, Christopher Powell, Kelly Guina, Jonathan Raviv, Adam  Ross, Karl Sageder, Micah Savidge, Rachna Saxena, Erin Schenck, Oriana Scherr, Sarah Shapiro, Cenk Sidar, Gisela Spreitzhofer, Melanie Standish, Liam Sullivan, Jessica Thompson, Nikolaos Tsafos, Michael Wasco, George Wendell, Katharine Willers, Daniel Williams, Holger Wilms, and Jordan Winkler.

Washington, DC

Friday, October 13

  • 6:00 PM: Happy Hour with Current SAIS Students in the SAIS Nitze Courtyard

    • Welcome by SGA and remarks by Dean Vali Nasr in Kenney Auditorium at 6:30 p.m.

    • Cash bar

Saturday, October 14

  • 3:30 PM: Registration and Reception

    • Location: SAIS Rome Auditorium

  • 4:00 PM: Discussion with SAIS Professors on "Trump’s First Nine Months as President: Global, Security, and Financial Perspectives"

    • Location: SAIS Rome Auditorium

      • Program includes:

      • Panel discussion moderated by SAIS Dean Vali Nasr; panel includes:

        • Riordan Roett, Director, Latin American Studies Program

        • Christopher Sands ’94, PhD’09, Senior Research Professor and Director, Center for Canadian Studies

        • James Mann, Author-in-Residence, Foreign Policy Institute

        • Michael Mandelbaum, Professor Emeritus and Former Director, American Foreign Policy Program

  • 5:30 PM: Tribute to Past SAIS Professors:

    • Location: SAIS Rome Auditorium

      • Program includes a tribute to:

        • Fouad Ajami (1945-2015), Former Director, Middle East Studies

        • Fred Holborn (1928-2005), Former Senior Adjunct Professor   

  • 7:00 PM: Class Reunion Celebration at the Colombian Ambassador's Residence

    • Location: 1520 20th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036

      • Evening includes reception, open bar and live band

Sunday, October 15

  • 10:30 AM: Brunch hosted by Dafna Tapiero JHU’91, ’92 and Alan Fleischmann ’89

    • Location:  Their residence in Chevy Chase, MD

Reunion Weekend Ticket Cost: $175 per person

  • Ticket includes admittance to all reunion weekend events

- Please register below by October 3, 2017 -

25th Reunion Campaign – Make Your Gift Today

We are inviting everyone in our class to consider making a gift to SAIS – we have set a goal of getting 35% of our class to make a gift by the time of our reunion in October, so whether or not you’re able to celebrate with us in person this fall, we hope you are able to make a contribution, of whatever size, to SAIS!

Where are they now?

Saad M. Baba, Claudette Camarano, Luis F. Diaz Uribe, William E. Dillihunt, Stephen J. Fleischer, Gabriele Haasen, Kenneth Bruce Hutman, Daria Khitruk, Jeannet-Susann Frossinger Kiessling, Kazunobu Kojima, Lisa Ledwith, Bettina A. Malone, Lidia Maruyama, John J. Moss, Pyong Chul Oh, Paul B. Paradis, Howard D. Snyder, Runa Saeki Stephen, Kazuhiko Takemoto, Victor Tanner, Elizabeth A. Thomson, Concetta Travaglino, Charlotte Carola Wijdoogen, Alexander S. Wood, Christian Zacker

Washington, DC

Friday, October 7

  • 2:15 PM: Registration and Reception

  • 2:50 PM - Program includes: Discussions on "The World of the Post-Cold War: 1991 and Today"

    • Location: SAIS Rome Auditorium

    • Program includes:

    • Dean Vali Nasr

    • Arturo Sarukhan ’91, Former Mexican Ambassador to the US on "The Americas and the 2016 Presidential Election: Risks and Opportunities"

    • John McLaughlin ’66 Former Acting Director of the CIA on “An Insider's Perspective of the Fall of the Berlin Wall”   

    • Panel discussion on the Post-Cold War

      • Panelists include:

      • Feroz Hassan Khan ’91, former Brigadier General in the Pakistan Army

      • J.P. Natkin ’91, Founding Partner of Macro-Advisory Ltd

      • Celina B. Realuyo B’89, ’90, Professor at the National Defense University

    • Ticket Cost: $25 per person (includes reception)

  • 6:00 PM: Happy Hour with Students in the SAIS Nitze Courtyard

    • Alex Skora ’91 performing unplugged versions of Love Crushed Velvet songs

  • 8:30 PM: Class Dinner at Morton's

    • Location: 1050 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC, Washington, DC 20036

    • Ticket Cost: $145 per person (includes hors d'oeuvres, buffet dinner and open bar)

Saturday, October 8

  • 9:30 AM: Brunch and Conversation with Professor Michael Mandelbaum on “Mission Failure: America and the World in the Post-Cold War Era” interviewed by Landon Thomas Jr. ’91, of the New York Times

    • Location: SAIS Kenney Auditorium

    • Ticket Cost: $15 per person

  • 2:00 PM: Capitol Hill Tour – optional (Limited Capacity)

  • 6:30 PM:  Reception hosted by Joe Lipscomb ’91

  • Location:  His residence in Georgetown

Where are they now?

Megan J. Bowman, Andrea Wojnar-Diagne, Karen C. Feldstein, Helene Genest, Bruce W. Hammond, Haruko Horigome, Jeffrey B. Lilley, Vivian Noble, Randall Purcell, Jurgen Reichert, Brian L. Ross, Sheree D. White, Tobias Wolny, Thomas Craig Woodrow, Koichi Yamaguchi, Zhixiang Zhang

Class of 1991 Attending

Pablo G. Alonso, Magdi M. A. Amin, Christopher W. Benning, Martha A. Burke, Todd A. Fisher, John Forster, John T. Giles, Timothy J. Jennison, Sarita N. Jha, Lee S. Kempler, Feroz H. Khan, Mark S. Lambrides, Nathaniel I. Land, Janet P. Levaux, Olivier E. Lemaigre, Joseph E. Lipscomb, Tanya Lolonis, Nancy Luke, Sophia Lynn, Tanya Mazin, Kristin Olson McKissick, Christopher A. Mondini, W. Patrick Murphy, J.P. Natkin, Ann P. O'Keeffe, Beth Marie O’Laughlin, Patricia L. Petty, Edith P. Quintrell, Arturo Sarukhan, Alexander J. Skora, Katherine L. Starr, David C. Stifel, Landon Thomas, Jr., Lynn M. Wagner, Christiaan K. Weiland

50th Class Reunion

Keep our Traditions Going

Class of 1967 50th Reunion – April 5 - 6, 2017

Washington, DC

Dear SAIS Class of 1967, 

As you may know, this year marks a very important milestone. It is the 50th anniversary of our graduation from Johns Hopkins SAIS and we want to celebrate this important occasion with as many of our classmates as possible. We hope to spend time together sharing our memories and renewing old friendships. The school has helped us plan a wonderful program which will take place in Washington, DC on April 5 and 6, 2017. The details are below and we hope you will attend as many of the planned events as possible for our celebration.

We look forward to seeing you in April. Spouses and guests are most welcome. 

With best regards, 

Robert Botjer, John Franklin, Henry Nau, Alan Platt, Bonnie Wilson
Class of 1967 Organizing Committee

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
6:30 PM: Class of 1967 Cocktails & Dinner at the Cosmos Club

  • Location: 2121 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20008

  • * Ticket Cost: $100 per person

Thursday, April 6, 2017
11:00 AM: Coffee and Conversation with Professors Doran and Roett on “SAIS Then and Now”

  • Location: SAIS Nitze Building, Room 410

12:00 PM: SAIS Legacy Circle Luncheon with special recognition of the Class of 1967

  • Location: SAIS Kenney Auditorium

2-4:15 PM: Attend a SAIS Class in the Nitze Building – (Limited Capacity)

  • Public Opinion as a Driver for Policymakers: Analytical Tools and Illustrative Case Studies, with Professor Clifford Young

  • Issues in U.S. Foreign Policy and Grand Strategy, with Professor Hal Brands

Kimpton Hotels – Hotel Topaz
1733 N Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036
Reservations: (800) 775-1202 Hotel: (202) 393-3000
Rate Code: JHU

Tabard Inn
1739 N Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036
Reservations: (202) 785-1277
Rate Code: N/A

Where are they now?
Alberto Castano, W. Herbert Dixon, Jr., H. Sampurna Kartadjoemena, Bogdan Kryca, Waldo J. Mazelis, Kristen Nelson

Class of 1967 Attending
Robert Botjer, John Franklin, Jim Kairies, Henry Nau, Alan Platt, Bonnie Wilson

SAIS Europe

To view the program, visit Alumni Weekend 2020

To view the program, visit Alumni Weekend 2019

To view the program, visit Alumni Weekend 2018.

To view the program, visit Alumni Weekend 2017

If you have any questions about a class reunion, please contact [email protected]

If you have any questions about SAIS Europe Alumni Weekend, please contact [email protected]