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Global Challenges 2024

A conversation with General Mark A. Milley '80, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Charles and Marie Robertson Visiting Professor, Princeton University SPIA, on today's global challenges—from Ukraine to Gaza and China to Haiti—and thoughts on the future of U.S. foreign policy ahead of 2024 elections.
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Congratulations to the Great Class of 2024!

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Research Record: Globalizing Green Industrial Policy Through Technology Transfers

Princeton SPIA’s Research Record series highlights the vast scholarly achievements of our faculty members, whose expertise extends beyond the classroom and into everyday life.
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Events

Our public affairs programming will resume in the fall of 2024. Please check back in late August for more information.

Why SPIA?

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100%

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

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160+

Expert faculty and policy practitioners across disciplines

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4,200+

Global network of alumni

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Over 40%

U.S. students of color

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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.
Amaney Jamal
"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.
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Elections

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.
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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.