MA Seminars

A special part of the MA Program is the biweekly student-run MA Seminars. Here MA students hear from professors, administrators and other experts about topics important to mid-career professionals. Students also share their research interests with their colleagues

2015-2016 Seminars

Jenifer, Ann Marie, Dean Sheehan MA Academic Orientation
Jenifer, G. Sheehan, J. Stavridis MA and families Welcome Dinner
Jenifer, Laurie Hurley Introductions, MA Group signups
Jenifer, Acad. Dean Steve Block Capstone project
Ref. Lib. Ellen MacDonald Resources for doing research
MA Student Professional Sem. Professional panel describing career trajectories and pros and cons of different careersĀ  (6 MA students)
Roundtable on Leadership with Dean Stavridis Leadership discussion (public sector)
Prof. Alnoor Ebrahim (HBS and Fletcher) "Leading the Change"
Welcome Back Lunch, MA Spring semester updates
Prof. Mihir Mankad The Art of Communication
Prof. Michele Malvesti How to Write a Policy Memo
MA Capstone presentations MA students who want to will present their capstone research
MA Capstone presentations MA students who want to will present their capstone research
Farewell Dinner MA Farewell Dinner for MA students and families

2014-2015 Seminars

Jenifer Burckett-Picker, Dean Sheehan and Ann Marie Decembrele MA Academic Orientation
Jenifer Burckett-Picker, Dean Sheehan and Ann Marie Decembrele
Welcome Dinner for students and families
MA Students
MA student introductions
Academic Dean Johnstone
Capstone project
Ref. Lib. Ellen MacDonald
Resources for doing research
Prof. Robert Legvold
Powershifts in Eurasia
Prof. Antonia Chayes
American Exceptionalism
Mohammed El Baradei
IAEA and events in Egypt
MA Student Professional Sem.
5 MA students
Dean Bhaskar Chakravorti Emerging Markets
Dean James Stavridis Leadership  
Prof. Joel Trachtman Int'l Trade Law
Meet new GMAP Class (dinner) Welcome new GMAP Class to Fletcher
Breakfast (8am) with Dean Stavridis Cyber Power
MA Capstone presentations MA students who want to will present their capstone research
Farewell Dinner MA Farewell Dinner for MA students and families

2013-2014 Seminars

Dean Sheehan and Laurie Hurley Welcome to Fletcher
Dean Stavridis View from the Dean's Office
Academic Dean Johnstone Capstone project
MA  Coordinator, Jenifer Burckett-Picker Meet and discuss plans for the future
Alex De Waal, Dir. of World Peace Fdn. "The WPF African Peace Archive: Using internal documents from peace negotiations as a research resource."
Welcome Back Lunch Organize for MA Roundtable or other event
Prof. Sung Yoon-Lee "Five Myths about North Korea"
MA individual mini-presentations Diplomacy, Development and Defense
MA individual mini-presentations (continued) Diplomacy, Development and Defense
Dean James Stavridis Leadership  
Jeff Dodson (GMAP alumnus) "The Ethics of Leadership" (joint lunch with graduating GMAP class)
Meet new GMAP Class (dinner) Welcome new GMAP Class to Fletcher
Breakfast (8am) with Dean Stavridis Cyber Power
MA Capstone mini presentations MA students each present for 3 minutes on capstone topic
Farewell Dinner MA Farewell Dinner for MA students and families