Bridging the Gap promotes an informed and engaged public discourse on U.S. and global foreign policy challenges and solutions. We offer training and advocate 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.Learn More
Our institutes are designed to train, develop and mentor scholars who seek to pursue policy-relevant research and theoretically grounded policy work. The New Era Workshop (NEW) is open to doctoral students and recent PhDs and is held in March. The International Policy Summer Institute (IPSI) is open to professors of all ranks and post-docs and is held at American University in June.