BGIA Courses

Summer 2017

  • Core Seminar: The City as Global Actor – New York at the Center of the World 
    James Ketterer / Director, BGIA
  • Counterinsurgency: Practical Implementation and Future Application 
    James Creighton / Chief Operating Officer, EastWest Institute
  • Gender and the Politics of National Security 
    Chris McIntosh / Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Studies at Bard College

Fall 2017

  • Foreign Policy in the Internet Age 
    Elmira Bayrasli / Author and Co-founder of Foreign Policy Interrupted
  • Power, War and Terror in International Affairs 
    Scott Silverstone / Professor of International Relations, U.S. Military Academy, West Point
  • Ethics for a Connected World 
    Joel Rosenthal / President, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
  • Writing on International Affairs 
    Michael Moran / Founder & CEO of Tranformative.io, former correspondent Executive Editor of the Council on Foreign Relations, ex-BBC, NBC News and Radio Free Europe journalist
  • Core Seminar: The City as Global Actor – New York at the Center of the World 
    James Ketterer / Director, BGIA

Previously Taught Courses

  • Issues in Global Public Health 
    Scott Rosenstein /  Associate Director, City Relationships, 100 Resilient Cities & Dr. Theresa P. Castillo / Director of Women and Children’s Health Programs, HealthRight International
  • Writing on International Affairs 
    Ilan Greenberg / Contributor, The New York Times, The National Interest, The New Republic, and The Wall Street Journal
  • Intelligence, Risk, and Decision Making 
    Giles Alston / Senior Associate, Oxford Analytica
  • Grand Strategy from Sun Tzu to Clausewitz 
    Walter Russell Mead / James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and Humanities at Bard College and Editor-at-Large of The American Interest
  • Core Seminar: The City as Global Actor – New York at the Center of the World 
    James Ketterer / Director, BGIA
  • Core Seminar: Non-State Actors in International Affairs 
    James Ketterer / Director, BGIA
  • Issues in Global Public Health 
    Kate Bourne/ Consultant; former Vice President of Programs, International Women's Health Coalition and Scott Rosenstein / Associate Director, City Relationships, 100 Resilient Cities
  • Core Seminar: Non-State Actors in International Affairs 
    James Ketterer / Director, BGIA
  • The Anglo-American Grand Strategy 
    Walter Russell Mead / James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and Humanities at Bard College and Editor of The American Interest.
  • Trends in Terrorism and Counterterrorism 
    Tom Parker / Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force Adviser on Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism, Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights, United Nations
  • Core Seminar: NGOs in International Politics  
    Jonathan Cristol / Director, BGIA
    Rachel Meyer / Associate Director, BGIA

  • Trends in Terrorism and Counterterrorism 
    Tom Parker / Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force Adviser on Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism, Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights, United Nations
  • Researching International Affairs: Models, Problems, and Approaches  
    James Ketterer / Director, International Academic Initiatives, Center for Civic Engagement & Senior Fellow, Institute of International Liberal Education, Bard College
  • American Foreign Policy Tradition 
    Walter Russell Mead / James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and Humanities at Bard College and Editor of The American Interest.
  • The Development of the United Nations System 
    Ambassador Joseph Melrose / Former Acting United States Representative for Management and Reform at the United Nations; former United States Ambassador to Sierra Leone
  • "The Way of the World"-- International Political Economy in an Era of Globalization 

  • The Architecture of International Affairs: Advanced Theory and Practice 

  • Terror, Martial Law and Democracy 

  • Political Economy, Globalization and Technological Change 

  • Peace, Conflict and International Security 

  • National Conflicts in the Era of Globalization 

  • Microfinance and Entrepreneurship: Innovative Solutions in Economic Development 

  • Managing Global Political Risk 

  • International Organizations in Global Politics 

  • International Human Rights: Sources and Applications 

  • Humanitarian Action 

  • Growth, Technology and Development: The New Economy in the World 

  • Global Social Entrepreneurship and Strategic Philanthropy 

  • Global Political Economy and Risk 

  • Global Environmental Issues 

  • Democratization in Global-Historical and Conceptual Focus 

  • Civil Society in World Politics 

  • Challenging Sovereignty: The Politics of Global Governance 

  • Analyzing Global Issues