Summer Institute

Summer Institute in American Foreign Policy

The 2022 summer institute will be virtual. Running June 13 – July 1, classes will take place 10am-12pm four days/week. Use this form to apply. The deadline is March 15, 2022.

The Williams College Summer Institute in American Foreign Policy opened in June 2010, providing 19 Williams College Students the opportunity to participate in a rigorous 3-week program devoted to the study of American foreign policy and grand strategy. The Institute will accept up to 12 students in the summer of 2022. The goals of the Institute include:

1. Providing students with an intellectual foundation in American foreign policy and grand strategy, as well as a practical understanding of the unique challenges faced by policymakers.

2. Providing students an opportunity to master a subject of great importance and interact with fellow students and outside experts in an intense and intimate academic setting.

3. Developing a set of intellectual and practical skills that will serve students beyond Williams College.

The Faculty for Summer 2022 will be…

James McAllister, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Stanley Kaplan Program in American Foreign Policy and Galen Jackson, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Williams College.

This program is open to rising Williams College sophomores, juniors, and seniors and will run June 13-July 1. This program will be virtual. Students will also receive a $1000.00 stipend upon successful completion of the program.

Application for summer 2022 The deadline is March 15, 2022. Contact Prof. McAllister with any questions.