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Research Centers, Institutes, and Initiatives

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Our Research

Through the school's world-class research centers, institutes, and initiatives you will have the opportunity to meet thought leaders, policymakers, and heads of state.

Johns Hopkins SAIS event with  Condoleezza Rice

Foreign Policy Institute

FPI connects the worlds of policy and academia through innovative research and programming. FPI’s affiliated fellows and scholars are eminent scholar-practitioners with diverse expertise in international policy.

Johns Hopkins SAIS event with Henry Kissinger

The Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs

Acting as a bridge between ideas and action, the Kissinger Center trains future policymakers in long-term strategic analysis through an interdisciplinary approach to the study of international affairs.


Virtual Staff Ride: The Iranian Revolution and Hostage Crisis

The school hosted a virtual staff ride with students and faculty exploring the Iranian Revolution and Hostage Crisis.

Faculty Ink

Read the publications of our world-class experts who are renowned for their scholarship, influence, and networks.

Researching Gender Roles in Ethiopia

A SAIS Women Lead student practicum team examined how women are operating in civil society efforts in Ethiopia.

Examining the Role of Special Operations Through a Study Trip to Fort Bragg

Students studying Strategic Studies at Johns Hopkins SAIS gained first-hand insights on the critical role of special operations across the globe through a study trip to United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

The Effects of Disaster on Filipina Women

SAIS Women Lead students traveled to the Philippines to examine the effects of disaster on Filipina women.

Human Rights in the Republic of Georgia

Over the 2020 winter break, students enrolled in the school’s International Human Rights Law Clinic traveled to the Republic of Georgia to examine the implementation of human rights within the country.

Upcoming Events

Sep 23 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Online SAIS Event

Twilight of Democracy: A Conversation with Author and Professor Anne Applebaum

Join us for a conversation, moderated by Dean Eliot A. Cohen, on Targets of Opportunity in the Global Areana. This discussion will explore Professor Anne Applebaum’s new book, Twilight of...

Sep 23 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Online SAIS Event

Africa Association Alumni Event

The Africa Association presents its first event of the 2020-2021 academic year! Interested in working in Africa or building a network with alums working in Africa? Then this event is...

Sep 24 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Online SAIS Event

The New World Disorder: The Power Struggle between China, the US and Europe

12:30 PM EDT // 6:30 PM CEST

Alexander Stubb, European University Institute, Italy; Former Prime Minister of Finland, delivers a seminar in the Bologna Institute for Policy Research European...