Grantee Profile

Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

Grants to Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 2 years)

    International Peace & Security

    PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY — The Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs is a major center of education and research in public and international affairs. Founded in 2005, the Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program (CWP) is committed to integrating the advanced study of China's foreign relations into the field of international relations, by bringing exceptional young scholars whose work bridges China studies and international relations together with recognized scholars. The CWP will sponsor research for faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students so they can participate in conferences overseas, engage in extended field research, and strengthen ties with Chinese academics and policymakers.

  • $150,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 5 years)

    None

    PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY — The Program on Science and Global Security (SGS) at Princeton University has played a leading role in educating and training non-proliferation, arms control, and disarmament scientists from around the world since its founding in 1974. This grant would support SGS's journal Science & Global Security, which provides a venue for scholars, particularly emerging junior scholars, to publish research on science and security issues. Funds would be used for partial staff salaries, Russian translation services, and administrative costs.

  • $650,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 3 years)

    International Peace & Security

    PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY — Established in 1986, the Program on Science and Global Security (SGS) is based at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. The program focuses on developing the technical bases for new nuclear nonproliferation and arms control initiatives. This grant would inform the publics and high-level policymakers in countries currently considering reprocessing about the unnecessary costs, dangers, and alternatives to reprocessing, and promote the minimization of highly-enriched uranium (HEU) in Russia.

  • $1,800,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 4 years)

    International Peace & Security

    PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY — The Program on Science and Global Security (SGS) at Princeton University plays a leading role in educating and training non-proliferation and disarmament scientists from around the world. This grant is for SGS's fellowship program. Funds would be used for a two-year postdoc program, seminar series, fellowships for Princeton science and engineering pre-doctoral students, and partial salary support for SGS researchers and faculty directly involved in the training the students. This fits with our goal to produce a small, but highly qualified, international group of nuclear security policy experts equipped to lead the future formulation of nuclear security policies.

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Duration 1 year)

    International Peace & Security

    PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY — The Center for International Security Studies (CISS) resides in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (WWS) at Princeton University. It provides a home for the study and debate of national and international security affairs and supports a variety of educational, research, enrichment, and outreach activities intended to generate new knowledge and educate the next generation of strategic thinkers and decision makers. This grant would support a dialogue which aims to develop effective responses to the risks and opportunities inherent in a potential North Korean collapse. Participants will include thought leaders from the U.S., Japan, South Korea, China, and Russia. Funds will support commissioned discussion papers, logistical and administrative meeting support, and project-related travel.

  • $330,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Duration 3 years)

    International Peace & Security

    PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY — Established in 1986, the Program on Science and Global Security (SGS) is based at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. The program focuses on developing the technical bases for new nuclear nonproliferation and arms control initiatives. This grant would assess the proliferation risks of small modular reactors (SMRs), which are being advocated by the nuclear industry, and their fuel cycles by conducting an in-depth technical systems analysis in comparison to the standard reactor technologies in use today. This would inform policymakers as they consider the future development of SMRs.

  • $225,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY — To support joint U.S.-China research on the security challenges posted by dual-use biotechnology (over two years).

  • $182,325Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY — For the publication of a juvenile justice volume of the Future of Children journal.

  • $2,176,390Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY — In support of research, training and collaboration with independent analysts world wide on issues at the intersection of science, technology and security (over five years).

  • $2,120,604Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY — In support of an independent International Panel on Fissile Materials (over five years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs $8,334,319 between 2003 and 2014.

Related News

See All

$1.65 Million to Help Provide Expertise on International Security Matters to Policymakers

MacArthur has announced five grants totaling $1.65 million for efforts to help provide policymakers with the most up-to-date technical and scientific information available on matters relating to key issues in international security. More

Rethinking Global Security

Contents Containing the biological threat Cultivating a new generation of experts on science and security issues Director's Message Jefferson Science Fellows join State Department President’s Message Working toward security in space   Containing the biological ... More

MacArthur Announces New Initiative In International Peace And Security

MacArthur has established the Science, Technology and Security Initiative to increase the pool of independent experts able to provide scientific and technical advice on issues related to international security policy. More