W&M's Global Research Institute

W&M's Global Research Institute
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About W&M's Global Research Institute

We're a multidisciplinary hub tackling pressing global issues. This is a community of problem solvers, delivering applied research at the highest levels.

Posts by W&M's Global Research Institute

Journalism in a Changing World: William & Mary Welcomed Foreign Policy Journalists to Discuss the Trump Era

By Jane Handa ’21 Students, faculty, and Williamsburg community members were eager to hear from experts at last week’s Foreign Policy Journalism in the

Open House Builds Enthusiasm for New Projects and a New Year of Research at the Global Research Institute

By Jane Handa ’21 All members of the William & Mary community were invited to 427 Scotland Street on Monday, October 7, for an

Foreign Policy Experts Argue for Engagement or Restraint at Student-Run Debate

By Jane Handa ’21 This past September William & Mary students confirmed that they are informed, passionate, and ready to engage with hot-button issues

Will Smith ‘14 Shares Experience and Advice at the Global Research Institute’s First Insider Insights Event of the Semester

By Jane Handa ’21 W&M’s Global Research Institute kicked off the fall semester with a packed house Insider Insights event featuring Will Smith ‘14.

Understanding the Complex Dance between Ignorance and Welcome in the Venezuelan Migration Crisis

By Jahnavi Prabhala ’22 Summer Fellows Cohort 2019 IMMAP, Bogotá, Columbia Staring out the car window, I sat in the back of the car

Students Experience the Power of the Tribe Network in Washington, D.C.

By Ana Suárez Global Research Institute On Wednesday, July 10th in Washington D.C., over thirty William & Mary alums beat the summer heat in

W&M, Global Research Institute Expand Teaching and Research on Autocracy, Democracy and Human Rights

By Rebecca Latourell Global Research Institute, Assistant Director of Programs With autocracies on the rise worldwide and human rights abuses following suit, there is

Finding Myself in a Foreign Place: Navigating Data, Politics, and Identity

By Matt Crittenden ’21 Summer Fellow Cohort 2019 CheckMySchool, Manila, Philippines Seventy-five days later and I can confidently navigate four connecting flights and 30+ hours

Summer Fellow: Leaving My Heart in Laos

By Abby Boyce ’21 Summer Fellow Cohort 2019 Village Focus International, Laos As I look back on the past eleven weeks, I am overwhelmed