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Join Our MA in Global Risk Virtual Information Session

Connect with Global Risk Leaders

Sept 16 12 P.M. (EST) Attend from Anywhere

Register for the Virtual Information Session

To register for the upcoming information session, please fill out the form below.

Join faculty and admissions counselors from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) as they share what you can expect in the MA in Global Risk (online) program and how our cutting-edge curriculum can prepare you to handle the complexity of risk in a globalized and interconnected world. Some of the topics covered in the presentation include:

  • The support you’ll receive as a member of the global Johns Hopkins SAIS community
  • A comprehensive look at how our curriculum equips you with the expertise needed to navigate the complexities of modern risk management
  • The program’s one-of-a-kind residency at the SAIS Europe campus in Bologna, Italy and final residency in Washington DC.
  • Admissions requirements and how the admissions committee holistically reviews your application
  • A live Q&A session


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.