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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.