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Congrats to all @CarnegieCorp Fellows including former GW colleague @abuaardvark and @BtGProjectDC alum @SeverineAR carnegie.org/news/articles/… Retweeted by

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Looks like I am returning to DC to blog a gap or two @BtGProjectDC on June 7th. So, who is up for drinks on D-Day plus 72 (yrs)? Retweeted by

BTG Director @BWJ777 warns of Western democracies' witch's brew thehill.com/blogs/pundits-… via @thehill

BTG fellow @jumacdo and NEFP alum Jaquelyn Schneider: Views from the Ground on the A-10 Debate warontherocks.com/2016/03/views-… via @warontherocks

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@ELforeignpolicy offers advice to get published - before submitting an op-Ed - print, take a red pen, and edit pic.twitter.com/gEYJW5Hups

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NEFP participants with @aschmemann & @EvansRyan202 discuss writing for a policy audience pic.twitter.com/3xLg7pmaa5

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NEFP Conference Day 2: What research questions did our scenario analysis bring to light? pic.twitter.com/lXr0qxzFIs

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Excited to welcome amazing group of PhD students from across country for @BtGProjectDC New Era FP conference @AU_SIS pic.twitter.com/URAYc8GuSI Retweeted by

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BTG fellow @RachelWhitlark leads our NEFP participants through our scenario "shock"! pic.twitter.com/vD6pLb5C5J

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Excited to host 23 PhD students from around the globe for our 2016 #NEFP conference pic.twitter.com/JORTe9AHRb

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I am very excited to come to DC and attend New Era Foreign Policy Conference @BtGProjectDC and #FutureOfWar @NewAmerica in March! Retweeted by

Check out BTG Fellow @ELforeignpolicy & Alumni @ZackCooper on The Right Way to Sanction China goo.gl/vl5Ejx via @thenatlinterest

@JimGoldgeier and Dean Tang, from our partner Singapore Management University: How to keep momentum going after NEI pic.twitter.com/B9GzIGUnGA

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Bridging the Gap promotes an informed and engaged public discourse on U.S. and global foreign policy challenges and solutions through trainings and advocating for academics to pursue policy-relevant research and theoretically grounded policy work. Bridging the Gap simultaneously engages policymakers in the work of political scientists and scholars of international relations.


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  • Congratulations to BTG directors Naazneen Barma and Brent Durbin, along with BTG fellows Eric Lorber and Rachel Whitlark for their work and recent publication of “Imagine a World in Which” in International Studies Perspective (ISP). The article discusses the use of scenario analysis as a method for generating and developing innovative research ideas and showcases how it has been invaluable to participants during BTG’s New Era Foreign Policy Conference.

Bridging the Gap Professional Development Institutes

These institutes are designed to train, develop and mentor scholars who seek to pursue policy-relevant research and theoretically grounded policy work. The New Era Foreign Policy Conference (NEFP) is open to doctoral students and recent PhDs and is held at American University. The International Policy Summer Institute (IPSI) is open to professors of all ranks and post-docs and is held at American University. Applications for both institutes open in the fall.