Research Centers, Chairs, & Programs

Fletcher's research institutes, centers, and programs add a level of depth to our academic offerings by conducting cutting-edge research with opportunities for student involvement, hosting conferences and presenting speaker series.

Center for International Environment and Resource Policy: Combining rigorous research, multi-disciplinary graduate education, and executive training to equip current and future policy entrepreneurs with both the knowledge to craft evidence-based policy in a global context, and the skills to implement it.

Center for International Law and Governance: Promoting sustainable and pragmatic solutions to managing global challenges by leveraging the expertise of Fletcher faculty across disciplines to bring a new perspective to the study of global governance.

Center for Strategic Studies: Promoting policy-relevant research on strategy, international politics, and U.S. foreign policy that explores alternative strategies and broadens the U.S. foreign policy debate.

Cultural Diplomacy Initiative : Harnessing the power of culture to foster mutual understanding.

Gender Analysis and Women's Leadership: Using micro, meso and macro-level gendered theory and analyses to illuminate and engage directly with systems and institutions of political, military, social, economic, legal and cultural power.

Henry J. Leir Institute for Migration and Human Security: Developing more equitable and sustainable responses to migration and its root causes by employing a human security approach.

Institute for Business in the Global Context: Understanding the intersections between private enterprise and politics, people, and the planet to keep pace with an ever-shifting world, and find solutions to its most challenging problems.

International Security Studies Program: Teaching and researching a broad range of international security studies issues through courses, seminars, conferences and lecture series.

Maritime Studies Program: Exploring the past, present and future of oceans and waterways in the wider context of international trade, security, energy, and environmental issues.

Russia and Eurasia Program: Teaching and researching a broad range of historical and contemporary issues related to Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus.

The Constantine G. Karamanlis Chair in Hellenic & European Studies: Promoting Hellenic and European studies in the United States while honoring a towering figure of Greece's past.

The Edward R. Murrow Center for Global Diplomacy: Exploring the intersection of media, cyberspace, and government through a combination of original research, cutting-educe communications platforms and provocative events series to drive the conversation on the impact of a digital revolution.

  • EconoFact: EconoFact is a non-partisan publication designed to bring key facts and incisive analysis to the national debate on economic and social policies.

The Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies: Creating an academic environment to foster greater understanding of the rich heritage of the Eastern Mediterranean and the significant challenges this region faces in the twenty-first century

The Hitachi Center for Technology and International Affairs: Facilitating a global exchange of ideas in the management of innovation and technological change and the advancement of economic and financial integration through advanced research, instruction, and intellectual and professional leadership.

World Peace Foundation: Educating a global audience about the ills of war and promoting international peace.

Additional International Offerings at Tufts University