This summer we will offer two online evening seminars that meet on Monday and Thursday evenings evenings from 6:00pm to 8:40pm. The featured courses for Summer 2020 are outlined
below, along with the internship course.
Middle East in Global Security
PAI 700 Section M004
new course will explore a number of cross-cutting security challenges
emanating from the Middle East, including threats to energy security,
terrorism, arms proliferation and rogue regimes, as well as the ongoing problem
of protecting vulnerable allies. The class will analyze the nature of the
stakes for different actors and the tools available to advance their interests.
This class will also consider how different approaches that outside powers take
to the Middle East might affect stability and security going
Professor David Pollock instructs this course.
Sustainable Development, Security and the Frontier of Finance
PAI 700 Section TBA
Frontier of Finance 2020 Syllabus
This new course will focus on how the global financial revolution underway, the Fintech revolution, can help lead to sustained, inclusive and strong growth and enhance security, as elaborated in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. The course will
explore cutting edge themes at the intersection of finance, technology, policy, development and security, as well as cross-border dimensions. It will not be narrowly focused on technology, and is appropriate for students pursuing development, economic
and security fields.
Professor Bejoy Das Gupta instructs this course.
PAI 700 Section M005
Students can earn up to three credits working as an intern for an agency or organization that focuses on public and international affairs.
The Global Internship requires consent of the Public Administration and International Affairs Department.