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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

Jul 2 9:30 am - 11:00 am Online SAIS Event

Risky Business: New Data on Chinese Loans and Africa’s Debt Problem

From modest beginnings in 1960, China has recently become a highly visible actor in Africa’s lending landscape. The World Bank recently released data on official debt to China in 37...

Jul 7 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Online SAIS Event

Shields of the Republic: The Triumph and Peril of America's Alliances | An Interview with Author Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper

Join Merrill Center Executive Director Professor Mara Karlin as she interviews Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper on her new book, Shields of the Republic: The Triumph and Perils of America's Alliances.


Jul 8 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm Online SAIS Event

A Shift in Environmental, Social, and Governance Approach: Is Corporate Action Accelerating

The private sector has been experiencing increasing pressure to address environmental, social, and governance (ESG) from several constituencies. For example, the Business Roundtable, comprised of U.S. CEOs, issued an August...