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GW classes canceled; administrative and academic offices closed on March 21

04:27am, Wednesday, March 21, 2018

GW classes are canceled, administrative and academic offices are closed, and activities and events will not take place on Wednesday, March 21 at all of our Washington metropolitan area campuses and locations because of inclement weather.

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Sarah Croco: Reexamining the Role of Hypotheticals and Approval in the Study of Audience Costs

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 4:00pm

Sarah Croco, Assistant Professor in the Department of Government and Politics and a Faculty Associate at the Center for International Development and Conflict Management at the University of Maryland

David Edelstein: "Explaining Exit Strategies from Military Interventions"

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 4:00pm

David M. Edelstein, Associate Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. 

The Intersection of International Law & Geopolitics in Syria

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 4:00pm

The National Security Law Association at GW Law is hosting an interdisciplinary discussion on

Aaron Friedberg: "U.S. Grand Strategy and the Crisis of the Liberal International Order"

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 4:00pm

Aaron Friedberg, Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University.

Tanisha Fazal, "Life and Limb: New Estimates of Casualty Aversion in the U.S."

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 4:00pm

Tanisha Fazal, Associate Professor of Policial Science and Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame.

Achieving and Maintaining Peace in Colombia

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Mauro Gilli: "American Military-Technological Superiority in the Age of the Rise of China, Globalization and Cyber-Espionage"

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 4:00pm

Mauro Gilli, Senior Researcher in Military Technology and International Security at the Center for Security Studies of ETH-Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich).

Joshua Kertzer: "Tying Hands, Sinking Costs, and Leader Attributes"

Monday, December 5, 2016 - 4:00pm

Joshua Kertzer, Assistant Professor of Government at Harvard University 

Critical National Security Issues facing the Next President

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm


Book Talk with Paul Miller: "American Power and Liberal Order: A Conservative Internationalist Grand Strategy"

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Please join the Institute of Security & Conflict Studies for a book talk with Paul Miller ab

U.S.-China Policy for the Next Administration

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm


Watch security- and conflict-themed events and interviews on the Elliott School’s Web Video Initiative.