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Global Politics & International Relations

Capitol building

How can Congress reclaim its constitutional authority to shape foreign policy? Gerald Warburg, Batten professor of practice of public policy, offers insight in an article in the Wilson Quarterly.

Kirsten Gelsdorf

Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy professor Kirsten Gelsdorf spoke to UVA Lifetime Learning's podcast about the current state of worldwide humanitarian crises and organizations poised to address them.

Childcare during refugee crisis

Providing childcare in humanitarian emergencies is a win-win strategy for women and children. It’s time to make it a reality for more families.

Guatemalan immigration

David Leblang, Director of the Batten School’s Global Policy Center, along with co-authors, assesses the root causes of migration from Guatemala.

The Hon. Arthur Sinodinos AO

Please join the Australian Ambassador to the United States, H.E. the Honorable Arthur Sinodinos AO, as he reflects on his decades-long career in public service and the private sector.

Nigeria’s grassroots #EndSARS campaign

Six 2021 Mandela Washington Fellows will present on and facilitate a virtual discussion around the focus, structure and impact of Nigeria’s grassroots #EndSARS campaign, which targets a special police unit implicated in widespread human rights violations but has catalyzed a broader call for social justice among African youth across the continent.

The Lessons of War: The United States, Afghanistan & Iraq since 9/11

UVA’s Governing America in a Global Era and the Jefferson Scholars Foundation host a dinner and panel discussion featuring experts including Batten Professor Kirsten Gelsdorf.


Batten School Professor of Public Policy and Politics Allan Stam leads a discussion on the crisis in Afghanistan with Batten alum Saha Khaterzai (MPP '14) and Anne Richard, Distinguished Fellow and Afghanistan Coordination Lead at Freedom House.

Harry Harding

Harry Harding is university professor emeritus and professor emeritus of public policy at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, a senior fellow in the Miller Center of Public Affairs at UVA, and Adjunct Chair Professor in the College of Social Science at National Chengchi University in Taipei, where he holds a Yushan Scholarship. Harding is a specialist on Asia and U.S. - Asian relations.

Peter Johannessen

Peter Johannessen is an assistant professor of public policy at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. Johannessen’s research explores how popular participation shapes the local policy-making process, including projects that focus on local electoral responsiveness and the design of participatory governance institutions in Brazil.