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Latin America Conference

Princeton SPIA’s Latin America Conference, April 17-18, 2024, will bring together dozens of government officials and senior leaders from the public and private sectors for lively discussions and unique perspectives on the opportunities ahead for Latin America and the United States.
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2024 Students and Alumni of Color (SAOC) Symposium

On April 13-14, SAOC is hosting its annual spring symposium, A United Front: Organizing Across Divides.
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Congrats to Kim Lane Scheppele on Her Selection as a 2024 Guggenheim Fellow!

She was chosen from a pool of almost 3,000 applicants "on the basis of prior career achievement and exceptional promise," according to the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
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NATO at 75: Past, Present, and Future

This year NATO celebrates its 75th anniversary – a significant landmark and testament to NATO’s continuing relevance to US and European security and stability. On April 24, this event will address the role NATO has played in international security since 1949, consider the significant challenges currently facing the alliance, and examine what the future for NATO might look like.
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Crisis in the Middle East

SPIA's accomplished faculty bring their wealth of knowledge and years of experience to illuminate the way ahead, offering invaluable insights and a deep understanding of geopolitical dynamics.
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75 Years of Serving the Nation and Humanity

SPIA’s MPA program begins diamond anniversary celebration. Over the next two years, SPIA will incorporate the celebration of this milestone anniversary into existing School events and will share remembrances from alumni, faculty, graduate students and staff.

Upcoming Events

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SPIA in D.C.

In 2023, SPIA opened a physical learning and convening space in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C. This is first time in the University’s history that its policy and international affairs school has had a dedicated, physical presence in the nation’s capital, and the effort is part of the School’s current strategic priorities.


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Of tuition and required fees which includes health insurance for all students

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Expert faculty and policy practitioners across disciplines

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Global network of alumni

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U.S. students of color

Rody Damis MPP ’22
"I chose SPIA because of how intentional the program is ... I wasn't just a number. I was a person the admissions team was able to get to know through my application."
Rody Damis MPP ’22
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Annual Report

A snapshot of our work from the past year.

At SPIA, We Care

Our Community

We are committed to ensuring that all members of our diverse community feel respected, supported, and valued both inside and outside the classroom. We seek to strengthen the capacity of our students to promote equity and foster inclusion while here and in the broader world.
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"The highest priority of our DEI efforts is to create and foster an environment that is inclusive and welcoming of all backgrounds, perspectives, and identities — not to elevate any one voice above another, but to ensure all voices are equally heard."
Amaney Jamal, Dean, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs

At SPIA, We Lead

We are tackling today's most-pressing challenges — at home and abroad. Below are some current initiatives and focus areas.

Our experts address issues related to populism, democratic backsliding, and polarization.

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Afghanistan Policy Lab

We created the Afghanistan Policy Lab at SPIA to address the impact of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan and help contribute to its rebuilding.

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Climate Change

Today’s environmental challenges require global policies that adapt to uncertain conditions — and our experts are pioneers in the field.

At SPIA, We Learn

At SPIA, We Serve

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In Service to the Nation and Humanity

Our unofficial motto captures the essence of the School and is embodied not only in our curriculum — designed to prepare students to pursue careers in public service — but also in the activities our students pursue outside of the classroom.