Brown University
International Relations


Ana Bonilla '18 
IR student representative on Watson's committee for diversity and inclusion



Skype with an Ambassador 
Distinguished former U.S. career diplomats pay a “virtual” visit.
They will present reflections on current global issues and diplomacy, and then engage in a discussion with the audience via Skype.

Anne W. Patterson, a career diplomat who most recently served as Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs (2013-2017).

Richard G. Olson, retired from the U.S. Foreign Service in November of 2016 with the rank of Career Minister.

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Course List for Spring '18 Available
Please check often as course listings are subject to change.

Seniors: Graduation Requirements

  1. Concentration Form: Complete a new IR Concentration Form, updating your course plan based on changes you've made since sophomore year, and submit to Anita Nester, Academic Programs Manager.
  2. Study Abroad Approval: receive written approval for any study abroad courses you are using for IR from Prof. Tannenwald on the IR Study Abroad form.
  3. ASK: Update, but do NOT "submit," your course plan in ASK (You will submit the form in ASK after your shopping period in the spring).

IR Concentration Advising
Note Dr. Elliott is on scholarly leave for the fall '17 semester.

Contact with questions.
See Track Advisor office hours for track advising.

IR T-shirts
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Come by the IR office to purchase your t-shirt for $5 only!