Grantee Profile

George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs

Grants to George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs

  • $70,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 2 years)

    None

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Johnson's Russia List (JRL), is a near-daily electronic digest of news and analysis on political, economic, and security developments in Russia. Distributed in English, JRL is an invaluable resource for analysts, government officials, and scholars in both the U.S. and Russia. The recommended renewal grant will help ensure the continuing vitality of JRL as it moves to its new home at George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs. MacArthur funds will partially cover the salary of JRL's editor, plus subscriptions to source publications and office supplies.

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Sigur Center for Asian Studies at George Washington University aims to increase the quality and broaden the scope of research on Asian affairs, and provide a major center for policy discussion. "The Nuclear Debate in Asia: Balancing Risks and Rewards" project will track and analyze internal discussion and debate in China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Pakistan, Russia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. It will present its analysis to U.S. government officials, media, scholars, policy communities, and the public, with the aims of facilitating more nuanced U.S. foreign policy. Funds will be used for salaries, travel, publications, and multimedia expenses.

  • $20,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Discovery Grants

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — This grant will support research to critically examine how the U.S., E.U., and Canada are increasingly using trade agreements and treaty organizations to govern the Internet. Research will be conducted primarily by Associate Research Professor Susan Ariel Aaronson of George Washington University, a leading authority on trade agreements, economic policy and human rights, and the incoming Minerva Chair Fellow at the National War College. She will examine four objectives generally shared by the U.S., E.U., and Canada - maintaining Internet freedom, ensuring Internet security, protecting property rights and ensuring privacy rights - to determine whether these objectives have been effectively pursued and balanced through use of trade policy.

  • $310,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Duration 2 years, 6 months)

    None

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of PONARS Eurasia (over three years).

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of the Project on Forward Engagement (over two years).

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To support policy research on shifts in power and identity in Asia (over three years).

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of policy research on federal budget priorities for promoting national and international security (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs $1,500,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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