Generation of new knowledge in the field of international affairs is a constant, ongoing focus at Fletcher. Through the activities of faculty in their specialized areas of interest and through the work of research centers, Fletcher generates original research, analysis and commentary on current matters of foreign affairs that is widely disseminated through conferences, research programs and publications. Students participate fully in these activities and often implement initiatives to address issues in relevant, tangible ways.

Key to Fletcher's success is our internationally respected faculty who are at the forefront of their respective fields. They advise presidents and policy makers, write for scholarly and popular journals, and conduct research to advance the understanding of international issues. Their passion for understanding and influencing global affairs is equaled only by their accessibility and commitment to effective, interactive classroom instruction and student mentoring.

Fletcher's faculty members are actively engaged in their areas of expertise, whether in an advisory capacity or in research that develops and chronicles the latest knowledge about crucial international issues. Their expertise and experience along with their diverse professional interests bring breadth and depth to classroom discussions.