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May
6
May 6 is the date of our next live Information Session!
Register now.

Events

The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is committed to preparing students for success through world-class resources and a supportive community. With our virtual jumpstart event series, that commitment begins even before the first day of class.

These virtual events connect prospective and incoming students with Johns Hopkins SAIS faculty, alumni, and admissions staff. In addition to giving you the opportunity to meet with global risk leaders, these interactive virtual sessions let you learn about the MA in Global Risk (online) program from those who know it best.

The sessions take place on an established timetable, so early applicants have access to more opportunities. The sooner you apply, the sooner you’ll have the chance to secure your place among our community of global leaders. Start your application here.


Jumpstart Events

Information Session

Thurs May 6, 2021
Open to: Anyone who wants to learn more about the MA in Global Risk
Format: Zoom webinar
Upcoming session: Thurs May 6, 2021 at 12:00 P.M. EST
How to register: Sign up here

Find out what it’s like to be a student in the MA in Global Risk (online) program via this introductory session led by Program Director Erik Jones and admissions staff. Go beyond the course listing and get a comprehensive overview of the Johns Hopkins SAIS community and how the coursework expands your skillset.


New Student Meet-Up

Thurs May 13
Open to: Accepted students
Format: Zoom meeting, video encouraged
Upcoming session: Thurs May 13 at 6 p.m. EDT
How to register: Accepted students will receive their invitation via email

Connect with students from around the world who will be joining you in the fall. This casual event is a unique opportunity to exchange ideas and start expanding your network. Participants will also get a preview of what to expect from the MA in Global Risk (online) program over the upcoming terms.


Faculty Roundtable

Thurs July 15
Open to: Accepted students
Format: Zoom meeting, video encouraged
Upcoming session: Thurs July 15 at 12:00 P.M. EDT
How to register: Accepted students will receive their invitation via email

Meet Program Director Erik Jones and other Johns Hopkins SAIS faculty, and hear an exclusive talk about some of the most pressing issues related to international relations, policy, and finance. Attendees will be able to participate in a live Q&A about modern risk management and about the master’s program.


Presenters

Erik Jones

Erik Jones

Erik Jones, Director of the Master of Arts in Global Risk and Director of European and Eurasian Studies, Johns Hopkins SAIS

Erik Jones is professor of European studies and international political economy at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He is also a senior research associate at the Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale (ISPI) in Milan. Professor Jones is author of The Politics of Economic and Monetary Union (2002), Economic Adjustment and Political Transformation in Small States (2008), Weary Policeman: American Power in an Age of Austerity (2012, with Dana H. Allin), and The Year the European Crisis Ended (2014). He is editor or co-editor of books and special issues of journals on topics related to European politics and political economy including The Oxford Handbook of the European Union (2012) and The Oxford Handbook of Italian Politics (2015). Professor Jones is co-editor of Government & Opposition and a contributing editor of Survival. His commentary has appeared in The Financial Times, The New York Times, and other major newspapers and magazines across Europe and North America.

David Spaulding

David Spaulding

Associate Director of Admissions

David Spaulding serves as the Associate Director of Admissions at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Washington, DC Campus. He has been with the SAIS admission team for 9 years in a variety of roles, but has always had a strong focus on the student experience. He works with the rest of our admissions team on the recruitment and admissions experience and ensures there is a seamless admissions process for all students across degree programs.

Sami Nolan

Sami Nolan

Admissions Counselor

Sami has extensive experience as an admissions counselor, actively identifying and resolving student needs as quickly and effectively as possible. As an admissions counselor for the Johns Hopkins MA in Global Risk program, Sami proactively reaches out to new and future students to help them through the registration process.

Apply Now

The next application deadline is Wednesday May 5, 2021 and you can apply online today! If you have questions in advance of these events, our admissions counselors are available to help. Start a chat now, call +1 888-513-5303 (toll-free), or email saisonline@jhu.edu.

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