Grantee Profile

Johns Hopkins University, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies

Grants to Johns Hopkins University, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies

  • $325,500Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 1 year, 11 months)

    International Peace & Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S.-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies aims to increase information and understanding of Korea and Korean affairs. Funds are used for two main projects. One project addresses U.S. North Korea policy. The other project institutionalizes and expands the Institute's website, 38 North, including website redesign, new types of satellite imagery, and improvement of its digital atlas.

  • $51,000

    2015 (Inactive Grant)

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Foreign Policy Institute (FPI) of The Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) was established in 1980 to unite scholarship and policy in the search for answers to international issues facing the United States and the world. This award extends diplomatic engagement in advance the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit. It is intended to educate the Washington DC diplomatic cohort on nuclear security issues and the importance of the Nuclear Security Summits in order to advance the 2016 Summit and the global nuclear security agenda.

  • $132,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 2 years, 5 months)

    International Peace & Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Based in Washington, D.C., the Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies is located in the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University—one of the nation’s leading graduate schools devoted to the study of international relations. The purpose of this grant is to fund a Basin Harbor summer workshop to improve the teaching of strategic studies. The grantee will bring together a small number of leading senior scholars and promising junior faculty and from the United States and abroad. Senior scholars will expose junior faculty to innovative and well-structured teaching techniques in the field of strategic studies.

  • $142,000

    2014 (Inactive Grant)

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Foreign Policy Institute (FPI) of The Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) was established in 1980 to unite scholarship and policy in the search for realistic answers to international issues facing the United States and the world. This grant supports policy research and diplomatic engagement to explore the intersection of disarmament and nuclear security in advance of two major nuclear meetings – the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) Review Conference and the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit. The project elucidates the connection between the two concepts, identifies actions (and the drivers motivating them) that are counterproductive to each policy agenda, and suggests practical policy recommendations to advance both.

  • $150,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S.-Korea Institute (USKI) is housed at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. Working with the Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction, National Defense University, USKI will conduct a two-year project examining North Korea’s emergence as a small nuclear power including how its posture may evolve in the future, the possible impact on Pyongyang’s behavior on the regional and international stage, the implications for international peace and security and alternative policy responses. Funds will be used for partial staff salaries, travel, workshops, and publications.

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Based in Washington, D.C., the Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies is located in the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University. The Center operates both as an academic program at SAIS and as an outreach program for fostering better dialogue on and improving the teaching of strategic studies. The purpose of this grant is to fund two Basin Harbor summer workshops. Senior scholars will expose junior faculty to innovative and well-structured teaching techniques. Funds will be used for travel, meals and accommodation, senior scholar stipends and honoraria.

  • $95,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Based in Washington, D.C., the Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies is located in the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University--one of the nation’s leading international relations graduate schools. The Merrill Center operates both as an academic program at SAIS and as an outreach program for fostering better dialogue on and improving the teaching of strategic studies. The purpose of this grant is to fund a Basin Harbor summer workshop to bring together leading senior scholars and promising junior faculty to advance teaching techniques in the field of strategic studies.

  • $140,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Based in Washington, D.C., the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of the Johns Hopkins University is one of the nation’s leading graduate schools devoted to the study of international relations. The purpose of this grant is to promote unofficial communications between the United States and Myanmar through a Track 1.5 approach, involving representatives from academia, the legislature, civil society, the business world, and retired military and civil servants from Myanmar and the United States. Funds would be used for two meetings, food and accommodation, honoraria for papers, and research assistance.

  • $50,000

    1989 (Inactive Grant)

    Peace & Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To support the Johns Hopkins University-Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies.

  • $74,750

    1988 (Inactive Grant)

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To support the project Internal Security Negotiations, under the direction of William Zartman, in collaboration with Juan Tokatlian.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Johns Hopkins University, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies $1,360,250 between 1978 and 2016.

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