Recent Submissions

  • ANTI-RACIST EDUCATION REFORM IN BRAZIL 

    Stockdill, Alyssa; Novachuk, Iryna; Abt, Timothy; Campbell, Margaret; Choi, Dajung; Fuller, Sarah; Jessup, Elizabeth; Kidane, Feruz; Lipney-Burger, Ondina; Nacanaynay, Darielle; Nolasco, Jonathan; Novachuk, Iryna; Toews, Katrina; Trevarthen, Olivia; Waller, Ian; ; ; (2016)
    This report is the product of the collaboration between sixteen students in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington under the guidance of Professor Jonathan Warren, and in ...
  • A Comprehensive Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis: Highlighting the United States’ Role in the International Effort 

    Ryder, Jennifer; Bolme, Diane; Celustka, Kevin; Conklin, Sarah; Engstrom, Daniel; Kono, Michael; Kurtz, Carly; Moussa, Ismail; Nguiakaramahawongse, Paritt; Ryder, Jennifer; Sandoval, Amanda; Smiley, Natali; Stamenkovska, Maja; Talantuli, Ayaz; Tono, Jo; Young, Payton; ; (2016)
    The Syrian refugee crisis is the largest humanitarian and geopolitical problem facing the world today. The consequences of this crisis, which are rooted in an ongoing civil war, are far reaching and have affected not only ...
  • Assessing the Obama Administration’s Pivot to Asia 

    Reininger, Brent; Stewart, Sarah; Fung, Emily; Loong, Alvin; Atwater, Alex; Coppenrath, Luke; Huang, Jinghe (Lizzie); Kim, Dorothy; Wu, Emilee (Chen Fan); Barry, Creighton; Clark, Kate; Choi, Erik (Hyeokjin); Dolan, Sean; Lee, Elissa; Chung, Andy; Hansen, Stephanie; Husniyah, Athiyya; Wang, Ruidi (Cindy) (2016)
    On October 11, 2011 then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wrote an article for Foreign Affairs , titled “America’s Pacific Century”. In it she states that over the past decade U.S. attention has been preoccupied with ...
  • US POLICY AT ASIA’S STRATEGIC CROSSROADS: AFTER THE 2015 ELECTIONS IN BURMA 

    Ellis, Heather; Johnson, Devi; Flick, Jason; Isberto, Cherryl; Karmali, Natasha; Markovc, Jernej; Sasson, Camille; Sethi, Tharin; Shen, Victor (2016)
    On November 8, 2015, Burma’s first credible elections in 25 years welcomed a promising democratic change: the handover of power from a government led by the military to one led by a popularly elected, former opposition ...
  • Putting the Arctic Back on the Map: A Progress Report in Anticipation of the Arctic Council's Twentieth Anniversary 

    Creps, Jake; Heckenlively, Laura; Brewster, Kelsey; Moore, Danika; Rutz, Allison (Allie); Wang, Claire; Castro, Elizabeth; Habenicht, Jordan; Zellem, Michael (Mac); Wheeler, Kyle; Laohajaratsang, Ivalene; ; ; ; ; ; ; (2016)
    We, the 2016 Arctic Task Force Team, have written this report in anticipation of the twentieth anniversary of the establishment of the Arctic Council in the fall of this year. Through an in-depth analysis of the history ...
  • Evolving US Cybersecurity Policy: A Multi-stakeholder Approach 

    Choman, Sam; Bae, SeoHyun; Bornstein, David; Brunson, Kai; Harrod, Patrick; Kaur, Auric; Kegel, Alexander; Kim, Angela; Knitter, Julia; Marguleas, Oliver; Oh, Hyeong; Rao, Olivia; Sobolewski, Monica; Shuck, Aimee; Hyuk Yun, Sang; ; ; (2016)
    The connectivity of information systems and networks, and the increasing usage of the Internet have opened individuals and governments to new types of vulnerabilities necessitating the rapid development of cybersecurity ...
  • U.S. POLICY TOWARD IRAN AFTER THE NUCLEAR DEAL 

    Akhtar, Iman; Bervar, Lyndall; Carlstrom, Kara; Dalton, Sophia; Ellenhorn, Robert; Gorun, Gabriela; Hammond, Ben; Hussaini, Madina; Marion, Derek; Meanwell, Sarah; Moore, Sophia; Shepherd, Klara; Skalisky, Selena; Torrey, Drew; Cameron, Matthew; ; ; (2016)
    While the landmark Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action will be the cornerstone of U.S.-Iran relations for years to come, a new set of policies for engagement between the U.S. and Iran is both possible and necessary if the ...
  • A New Nuclear Era: The U.S. Role in the Shifting Global Energy Landscape 

    Akahori, Chloe; Haller, Tali; Holloway, Madeline; Riel, Natalie; Abid, Zain; Han, Su Rim; Nguyen, Hung; Augustus, Julian; Sadzak, Selma; Knopf, Kayley; Shin, Woojoong; Park, Brian; Hurwitz, Stacey; Salber, John; Kavalok, Brandon; Louie, Celia (2017)
    The U.S. has been the world’s leader in nuclear power since the first civilian reactors began to generate power. Its work in this role for a half-century has been extremely important to the safety and security of nuclear ...
  • Maritime Security on the Asia-Pacific: A Navigational Map for the New U.S. Administration 

    Condon, Megan; Cuplin, Stephen; Fiorentini, Bruno; Kim, Min Seung; Li, Ruomi; Lincoln, Tyler; Liu, Yingshi; Lui, Helen; Park, Jessica Soonsoo; Plamondon, Haley Ann; Su, Yinong; Xing, Yue Cassie; Zhu, Nanpeng; ; ; (2017)
    Maritime security in the Asia-Pacific entails “traditional” security concerns such as naval power, and “non-traditional” security issues such as piracy, climate change and fisheries depletion. This task force evaluates ...
  • Challenges to European Unity: Options for U.S. Policymakers 

    Chang, Annie; Collins, Justin; Deng, Haoru; Gonzalez, Juan; Liao, Vivian Tzehsuan; Lindell, Troy; McGrath, Jannah; Pickering, Jessica; Sánchez-Escudero, Tamara; Vandeventer, Hailey; Wendler, Alison; Williams, Michelle; Yao, Caitlyn; Young, Aidan; Zhao, Xiran; (2017)
    The United States and Europe have shared a long history of cooperation and mutual interests. They stand united in their commitment to the values such as liberty, democracy, and the preservation of human rights. They are ...
  • Ippen Dron, All of Us Together: A collection of Tools to Address U.S. Nuclear Colonialism in the Republic of the Marshall Islands 

    Butrim, Lauren; Collins, Jessica; DeGideo, Cole; Gentilhomme, Anais; Gross, Desiree; Heath, Karlee; Kim, James; Kitano, Erin; Liu, Xinlei; Magers, Kayla; Nothstein, Hans; Nowak, Jaclyn; Podesta, Mikayla; Snyder, Ian; Tamngin, Rachael; Touch, Monirangsey (2017)
    We are a group of 19 students in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at The University of Washington. We have dedicated 10 weeks to looking at the many wrongs produced by the U.S. government's nuclear ...
  • Syrian Women and Children: Identifying Gaps and Goals for Reconstruction 

    Callahan, Jack; Chung, Sol; O’Connor, Dylan; Demeke, Mariam Sena; Eberhardt, Ceresa; Lu, Christine; Miller, Rachel; Qian, Yiwei; Quinn, Connor; Rangel, Allisia; Tatum, Ean; Vo, David; Vollers, Phoebe; Kwok, Ho Ying; ; (2017)
    The Syrian civil war has grown to be the defining humanitarian crisis of the early 21st century. What began as peaceful protests in 2011 has since evolved into a protracted and bloody conflict, claiming over 400,000 lives1 ...
  • The Cycle of Violence: Migration From the Northern Triangle 

    Brenden, Sarah; Campbell, Jacob; Dotson, Henry; Gunderson, Madeline; Murphy, Monica Airut; Raffa, Nicholas; Ranjbar, Esther; Ruiz, Susana Roman; Piton, Ivan; Schramm, Noah; ; ; ; ; ; (2017)
    This report documents the brutal and pervasive abuses suffered by Central American migrants in efforts to seek refuge from gang and state violence, government corruption, social exclusion, and endemic poverty. The cyclical ...
  • Finding Common Ground in the Puget Sound: Tulalip Tribes, Millennials and the Environment 

    Garrigan, Eve; Jones, Melissa; Miles, Hope; Roe, Avalon; Stylos, Vanessa; Aberg, Nathan; Bui, Linh Hoang My; Hardison, Alex; Lee, YeJi; Thompson, Kristiaan; Xie, Hongyue; Yang, Seung Chan; ; ; ; (2017)
    The Jackson School of International Studies Task Force has created a strategic communications plan tied with a digital story with the goal of communicating tribal treaty rights and Tulalip Tribes-led environmental recovery ...
  • Extremist Use of Social Media: Balancing Privacy and National Cybersecurity 

    Birkeland, Jane; Johnson, Jordan; Eunbich, Serena; Kwon, Kristy Soo Jung; Lee, Taelim Leena; Meek, Natalie; Park, Tae-Hyun Thomas; Purcell, Phoibe; Rosenberg, Cameron; Ross, Hannah; Stephens, Ko Rajeev; Trumbauer, Marielle; Uppal, Priya; Yang, Xingyue; Yoon, Julia; (2017)
    Because the realm of cybersecurity is constantly changing, there is a disconnection today between government and industry on the issues of privacy and national security. Industry and government must balance social media ...
  • Redefining American Leadership for an Internationalized Era 

    Evans, Cameron; Giron, Ezekiel; Hegyes, Matthew; Jones, Josiah; Nelson, Alexander; Oh, Esther; Peronnet, Audrey; Salyphod, Kevin; Schwartz, David; Tarhouni, Zacharia; Wilson, Francis; Yang, Peijin; ; ; ; (2017)
    Not since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the subsequent dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991 has the international system been so upended. Waves of economic and political populism have threatened the bulwarks ...
  • Balancing Cooperation and Competition: A New in Era in U.S.-China Relations 

    Goeppele-Parrish, Matthew; Bellows, Ian; Bronstein, Caleb; Chang, Vivian; Chang, Yueh; Cheng, Rebekah; Jeong, Geun Woo; Kaler, Prabhjot; Kassa, Zelalem; Mi, Zengyang; Mendoza, Luis; Neeley, Alexander; Nguyen, Yen; Qi, Lei; Robledo, Christian; Wei, Yuxi (2016)
    The dyadic pairing of the United States and China has emerged as the most important bilateral relationship of the twenty-first century. While the U.S. continues to dominate the post-Cold War world order as sole superpower, ...
  • Managing Large Scale Marine Reserves: Policy Recommendations for the Global Legacy Ocean Campaign 

    Bennett, Kate; Casson, Simon; Keith, Shelby; Liu, Yang; Minge, Emily; Philip, Evan; Pieris, Alex; Pothoven, Meredith; Weigelt, Aila; Muncaster, Felicia; James, Tom; Moses, Lauren (2015)
    Over the course of just a few generations, man has gained for the first time the ability to change the oceans – harnessing technologies that allow intensive marine extraction and dramatically increasing anthropogenic ...
  • From International Supply Chains to Local Consumption: Eliminating Labor Trafficking from all Companies in Washington State 

    Block, Ana Alice; Vielbig, Emma; Zukic, Amela; Koval, Helena; Pollack, Zara; Situ, Irene; Rachko, Westley; Shukurov, Akhmed; Tibebe, Lissan; Nureña, Rocío; Victor, Sydney; Montgomery, Margaret; Burns, Kate; Zhang, Mengwei Cindy; Forsyth, Alison; Priddy, Sarah (2015)
    Recent estimates suggest that there are 21 million people who are victims of human trafficking, forced labor, and slavery around the world. Of those 21 million, private individuals or enterprises exploit 19 million victims; ...
  • Development Derailed: How to Put U.S. Foreign Aid Policy on a Better Track 

    Arbaugh, Philip; Lee, Stacia; Akerblom, Lars Adam; Archer, Kendall; Barcelona, Wendy; Buckner, Lisa; Busch, Brett; Davis, Natalie; Dunn, Jennifer; Jackson, Elizabeth; Johnson, Nicholas; Joseph, Lavina; Kim, Rina; Lake, Devin; Ortiz, Melani; Pieratt, Nathan; Sampson, Stephanie (2015)
    There are three central subdivisions to American foreign policy: diplomacy, defense, and development aid. Both defense and diplomacy are housed in cabinet-level departments – the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department ...

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