Visiting/Research Scholars

Interested in joining GEIA as a Visiting/Research Scholar? To apply, please submit the following to

  • A statement explaining the research to be conducted and why such an appointment would be mutually beneficial.
  • A full curriculum vitae.
  • A plan for the work to be conducted while in residence at the Elliott School, including what resources in the Washington area the applicant intends to use and including, when appropriate, approval of the plan by a senior official of the applicant’s home institution or organization.
  • The source of funding for any research to be conducted at the Elliott School.
  • Proposed dates for the visit.

Current Visiting Scholars

Gwen Young

Research on Women’s Participation in Public Service Leadership (Global Women’s Leadership Index)

Jessica Smith (Ph.D. Candidate)

Research on Women’s Political Participation in Post-Conflict Bosnia-Herzegovina using Arts-Based Feminist Methods

Dr. Jessica Turner

Research on Women’s Empowerment Programs in India with CARE International


Past Visiting Scholars

2014 – 2015

Kristen Cordell, Ph.D. candidate, War Studies, King’s College London

2013 – 2014

Kristen Cordell, Ph.D. candidate, War Studies, King’s College London

Zain Lakhani, Ph.D. candidate, History, University of Pennsylvania

Gender Equality Initiative in International Affairs (GEIA)


Elliott School of International Affairs, GW

1957 E Street NW, Suite 501

Washington, DC 20052


Phone: +1 (202) 994-8483



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