International Policy Institute

The University of Washington's new International Policy Institute, located within the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, has been established with a mission to generate original thinking on emerging topics in international affairs and bring a new and uniquely Pacific Northwest voice to the policy conversation....
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Pacific Western Disability Studies Symposium

June 19, 2019

Posted by: jdpritch

DID Fellows at the Pacific Western Disability Symposium

The Disability Inclusive Development Initiative (DIDI) Fellows presented their collaborative research at the Pacific Western Disability Studies Symposium on the weekend of May 17th-18th. The conference featured keynote sessions with

Improving digital infrastructure in the Arctic

June 11, 2019

Posted by: mwal7

Introduction Arctic economies are heavily reliant on the natural resource extraction sector, yet they are tasked with promoting sustainable development. This presents a conundrum: how to develop in such a

The impacts of climate change on Arctic security

June 11, 2019

Posted by: mwal7

The Arctic Council serves as a forum for both Arctic Indigenous peoples and nation-states to work cooperatively and address environmental and economic problems in the global north. As such, addressing

Internet of Things and Privacy in Public

April 12, 2019

Posted by: jlbeyer


The increasing ubiquity of Internet of Things (IoT) devices has created new risks. IoT refers to everyday internet-connected objects, devices, and sensors which can collect, store, and transmit data without

Deep Fakes, Fake News, and What Comes Next

March 20, 2019

Posted by: jlbeyer


Like the 2016 American Presidential Election, the 2017 French Presidential Election was the target of a Russian disinformation campaign that included the selected leaking of then-candidate Emmanuel Macron’s emails. While