Research & Impact

Skills that can’t be taught in a classroom.
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Causes that impact our world

You'll take experiential learning to a new level by utilizing research and outreach to champion causes that make a difference in the lives of people everywhere. From gender equality and human rights to international security and responsible leadership — these opportunities will serve as an integral part of your journey to becoming a changemaker.

Research Highlights
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Centers & Initiatives

Home to our most impactful research, centers and initiatives will provide hands-on learning, valuable professional connections, and boost your resume with real-world skills.

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Experienced Faculty

Our educators are a diverse group of highly experienced leaders who believe in making the world a better place. With their guidance, you'll direct your passion into positive actions.

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Research Updates

Our world evolves and so do the challenges we face. Learn more about our important research that's making leadership more efficient, communities safer, and humanity more resilient.

Working Groups

Working groups are a faculty supervised, but student-led, research activities housed within our centers and institutes. Faculty, students, and affiliates are actively engaged in research on different issues with the goal of informing and influencing analysts, policymakers, and scholars, as well as the public.

Learn more about recent partnerships and topics below, or dive deeper by exploring our Centers & Initiatives.