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2020 Commencement Awards

Outstanding student and faculty award recipients were recognized during the school’s 2020 virtual commencement ceremony.

Professors Jonas Nahm and Johannes Urpelainen awarded COVID-19 Launchpad Grant

Professors Jonas Nahm and Johannes Urpelainen have been awarded a COVID-19 Launchpad Grant by Johns Hopkins University.

SAIS Europe Supports Stronger TOGETHER in Bologna

SAIS Europe supported the Stronger TOGETHER project by donating more than 150 nights at Aemilia Hotel in Bologna to medical workers from local hospitals who care for conoravirus patients.

Professor Ritam Chaurey awarded internal World Bank grant

Assistant Professor of International Economics Ritam Chaurey was awarded the Entrepreneurship for Development internal grant worth $450,000 funded by the infoDev, a multi-trust fund at the World Bank that supports entrepreneurs in developing economies.

Professor Daniel S. Markey’s forthcoming book “China’s Western Horizon” named a top 10 historical read by British historian

Senior Research Professor in International Relations Daniel S. Markey’s forthcoming book, “China’s Western Horizon: Beijing and the New Geopolitics of Eurasia,” has been included in British historian Peter Frankopan’s top 10 list of historical reads

Energy, Resources and Environment Students Awarded Top Prizes at the 2019 ACLCA Conference

Two Energy, Resources and Environment students were awarded first and second place prizes in American Center for Life Cycle Assessment's (ACLCA) annual Poster Competition.

Vice Dean Calder's “Super Continent” named one of the best political books of 2019 by Financial Times

Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs and International Research Cooperation and Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies Director Kent Calder’s book “Super Continent: The Logic of Eurasian Integration,” has been selected as one of the best books of the year in the category of politics by Financial Times.

Johns Hopkins SAIS Team Win 2019 Africa Freedom Innovation Challenge

A team of Johns Hopkins SAIS students won the 2019 Africa Freedom Innovation Challenge for their imitative, Policy Vault Africa.

Foreign Policy Institute Executive Director Carla P. Freeman named Library of Congress U.S.-China relations chair

Foreign Policy Institute (FPI) Executive Director and Associate Research Professor of China Studies Carla P. Freeman has been named Library of Congress chair in U.S.-China relations within the library’s John W. Kluge Center.

Professor Sarah Parkinson among 2019 Catalyst Award recipients

Aronson Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Studies Sarah Parkinson has been named as a 2019 Catalyst Award recipient.