As part of the Mortara Center’s mission as a hub for research focusing on theory and practice in international affairs, Mortara ASAP: Analyzing Security and Prosperity supports research on security and prosperity, broadly defined, from any field, region, or thematic area represented in the School of Foreign Service.
The Mortara Center for International Studies offers qualified candidates the opportunity to become Visiting Mortara Researchers for a period of one semester or one year, with the option to renew for up to three years. A Visiting Mortara Researcher will be an established professional – either a scholar or a scholar/practitioner (with a PhD or near completion) – undertaking research on a topic of international significance that combines theory and practice and is rigorous and scholarly in orientation.
The Georgetown University Lepgold Book Prize honors Joseph S. Lepgold, a Georgetown University Government and School of Foreign Service professor who died in a tragic hotel fire in Paris in December 2001. The prize honors exceptional contributions to the study of international relations, with particular emphasis on the resolution of critical policy challenges, published each calendar year.
In support of the last phase of the research cycle and the fostering of communities of research, the Mortara Center sponsors multiple book talks each semester.
The Monkey Cage (TMC) is a blog with a mission to connect political scientists and the political conversation by creating a compelling forum, developing publicly focused scholars, and building an informed audience.
The Lab for Globalization and Shared Prosperity, led by Professor Nita Rudra, is committed to research focused on integrating more individuals into the global economy in a productive way to mitigate negative trends such as individual discontent with the status quo, political polarization, and social fragmentation.