|►||Why a JSIS Ph.D.?|
|►||Financial Aid & Fellowships|
|►||About Our Faculty|
|►||About Our Students|
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We are delighted that you are considering a Ph.D. in International Studies at the Jackson School.
Our doctoral program is the only one of its kind. It introduces a new approach to global themes in international studies, international relations, international affairs, and/or foreign affairs by combining four unique foundational fields with our world-renowned expertise in area studies.
Within this grid, you can tailor your program to your research interests:
Our approach is designed to train the next generation of scholars and practitioners, who aim to develop deep knowledge of world regions in the context of specific contemporary global themes, policy challenges, and real-world problems. The program has been designed for you to complete the degree expeditiously. Our doctoral program combines a tutorial system with specific coursework to allow you to finish in 3-4 years. Our training will provide you critical research skills, whether you are aiming for work in academia, government agencies, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, think-tanks, media, or the private sector.
So please explore the Jackson School, and its established area programs. Take a look also at our faculty and what drives their teaching and research. If you then find your area interests line up with one of our foundational fields, and you have a research focus that fits our approach, we encourage you to send us your application. You can also view a brochure for our Ph.D. program below.
We very much look forward to hearing from you, and learning what you want to explore through your research with us.
Founding Director, Jackson School Ph.D. Program
Job and Gertrud Tamaki Professor, Jackson School of International Studies
Adjunct Professor, School of Law
Adjunct Professor, Department of Political Science
Download the Jackson School Ph.D. Program Brochure:
See our ad in Foreign Affairs:
|JSIS Ph.D. Program|
|Seattle, WA 98195|
|Director, Ph.D. Program|
|Saadia M. Pekkanen|
|Ph.D. Program Administrator|
|Ph.D. Program Committee|
|Resat Kasaba (ex officio)|
|Wolfram Latsch (ex officio)|
|Christian Lee Novetzke|
|Rebecca Herman Weber|