soft power

Harvard PhD Candidate Naima Green-Riley provides a synopsis of how the protests over George Floyds death transcended borders and how the U.S. can use this momentum to affect positive change internationally.

Neil Simon argues "visiting a country amid a national election campaign is to see its civic life most animated" but that the US will miss this opportunity in the 2020 elections.

Has the moment for PD's domestic mandate arrived? Historical lessons on diversity, change, people-to-people exchanges and more can advance the global image of the U.S.

September 1, 2020

CPD Research Fellow Mieczysław (Mietek) Boduszyński & co-author Sarah Alaoui of Johns Hopkins SAIS examine what's needed to reconfigure America's image & credibility abroad.

Accepting applications through November 16 from PD scholars and practitioners pursuing research questions at the cutting edge of public diplomacy.

Ambassador (ret.) William A. Rugh & Zachary Shapiro of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy suggest three key reforms in the event of a Biden win this fall.

Sudarshan Ramabadran of the India Foundation's Center for Soft Power suggests Indian culture could serve as a lens in the growing need for "cultural competence."

Madison Jones McAleese, USC Master of Public Diplomacy & CPD alum, argues for the continued funding of nonprofits in the wake of COVID-19.

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