Probably the most important foreign policy challenge that a country can face is deciding when to go to war.
They've been assigned to departments within USAID bureaus in Washington, D.C.
The first cohort of students in the St Andrews William & Mary Joint Degree Programme graduated in May and June ceremonies at both universities.
W&M's TRIP and University of Wisconsin's WIPPO polls are a step forward in studying how — and perhaps why — expert and public opinion on international politics and policy issues differs.
William & Mary students participate in crowdsource mapping to provide data to the relief effort underway following a devastating earthquake in Nepal.
The project captures the Best Practices in International Education Award for Student Philanthropy. The project will now be housed at ITPIR
William & Mary and its Presidential Precinct partners will host DC event discussing the rule of law and its role in democracy and the global economy.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will speak at William & Mary's 2015 Commencement ceremony, scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 16 in William & Mary Hall.
William & Mary is one of the top producers of Peace Corps volunteers in the country, according to a ranking released today by the organization.
Five local premieres, sneak preview from Sundance, special guests, film competitions and more highlight 2015 event.
For the first time in ten years, the College of William and Mary has been included in “Foreign Policy” magazine’s list of “Top U.S. Undergraduate Institutions to Study International Relations.”
For the first time since 2006 when the rankings began, William and Mary has made the list of Top 25 U.S. Undergraduate Institutions to Study International Relations, coming in at 18th. This ranking makes William and Mary the top choice in Virginia for the study of international relations and the number two institution without an international relations Ph.D. program.
An active partnership between the U.S. State Department and William & Mary, the Diplomacy Lab continues this year with multiple projects sponsored by the Institute for the Theory & Practice of International Relations, including the Project on International Peace & Security (PIPS), AidData, Reform Incentives and the Center for African Development (CAD).
Government Instructor Kay Floyd discusses the changing face of diplomacy that influence her curating of the Muscarelle Art Museum exhibition of "Ballet, Ballots, and Bullets."
Neal is a member of the Quapaw Tribe, a division of the larger Dhegiha Sioux that today makes its home in Oklahoma. And she hopes to share that culture with her William & Mary classmates.
Check out this Huffington Post Blog article written by International Relations major George Srour '05!!!
Eleven W&M students worked on a wide variety of projects this summer in the nation's capital.
A survey of 950 international relations (IR) scholars at U.S. universities finds that IR scholars oppose sending military assistance to Ukraine.
On May 10th 2014 over 84 IR and 30 GS majors celebrated their graduation at PBK Hall. Congratulations Class of 2014!!!
On May 16th 2015 over 102 IR and 36 GS majors celebrated their graduation at PBK Hall. Congratulations Class of 2015!!!
The research fellows identified emerging international security challenges and developed original policy suggestions.
A Hampton, Virginia, native, Terrence Mack will study in Germany this summer, continuing his goal of becoming a high school German teacher.
William & Mary's Reves Center for International Studies co-hosted an international conference held jointly in Williamsburg and Washington, D.C.
The foundation has awarded $240,000 for project to study the relationship between theory and practice of international relations.
A survey of more than 900 International Relations (IR) scholars at U.S. universities finds a near consensus on a variety of foreign policy issues.
William & Mary is one of just two universities piloting a new program for the U.S. State Department that will help policy makers address pressing world issues.
William & Mary Chancellor and former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates '65, L.H.D. '98 will donate his personal papers to his undergraduate alma mater, the university announced today.
Harvard Professor presents: "Follies and #@!%-Ups: Why US Foreign Policy Keeps Failing." When the Cold War ended, the United States was in a remarkable position of primacy and on good terms with most of the world's major powers. Yet its foreign policy record since then is mostly one of disappointments and sometimes costly failures. These difficulties are partly due to America's structural position in the international system, but they also reflect a number of deeper problems in America's entire foreign policy establishment.
Allison Biggs '06 returned to campus last week to address AidData students and faculty about her position with ONE and to reflect on how W&M prepared her.
On May 11th 2013 over 70 IR and 48 GS majors celebrated their graduation at PBK Hall. Congratulations Class of 2013!!!
The "Beat the Record" challenge was initiated in 2011 to rally unprecedented philanthropic support among alumni for William & Mary by the end of each fiscal year on June 30.
The Teaching, Research and International Policy project [TRIP] of the Institute for the Theory & Practice of International Relations welcomed a group of scholars from around the globe to explore the state of international relations.
A lawyer called to testify before U.S. House members, a political scientist whose research with a student led to the development of a prominent Web-accessible database on foreign aid and a chemist who garnered national attention for success in developing young women scientists are among this year’s recipients of the Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence at William & Mary.
On Monday, March 25, a group of students in Professor Michael Tierney’s GOV 325 International Relations course met at the United Nations headquarters in New York for a day of tours and briefings.
2013 Commencement News for IR and GS students
Connor Smith ’14, grew up in a family committed to foreign affairs. Now he is organizing W&M’s first intercollegiate Model United Nations (MUN) conference.
Researchers with the Reform Incentives Project at the Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations have released an independent report investigating the U.S. government's Millennium Challenge Corporation's (MCC's) impact on reform efforts in developing countries.
William & Mary Chancellor Robert M. Gates '65 L.H.D. '98 was among a small group that received a briefing of four current globally focused research projects at the university.
Michael Tierney '87, co-director of the Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations, will receive the Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award on Charter Day.
Emily Pehrsson '13, former research fellow of the Project on International Peace and Security (PIPS), has published an article in the global affairs magazine, Diplomatic Courier, entitled "Making the Grade: International Regulatory Framework for Cybersecurity."
A team of W&M researchers help Ugandan scientists prepare for a promising but uncertain future.