Impact

Explore the activities of Robertson Fellows and RFG’s academic and institutional partners highlighting public service engagement, government leadership development, foreign policy, international relations, and national security.

January 6, 2021

With support from the Robertson Foundation for Government, the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) launched a new resource portal on diversity, equity and inclusion in international affairs education.

December 11, 2020

The Robertson Foundation for Government is a proud supporter of the Volcker Alliance's G2U initiative, which addresses critical governance challenges by building regional networks of governments and universities to sustainably connect government’s hiring and research needs with local university capacity. In 2020, the alliance expanded significantly and today has five G2U sites—in Chicago, Kansas City, Los Angeles, North Carolina, and Pittsburgh.

September 29, 2020

Last May, as the novel coronavirus spread and government employees began to realize temporary shut-downs might extend into summer and beyond, an institutional partner of RFG at the U.S. State Department made all the difference for students.

September 29, 2020

In this profile, Topher Taylor (UCSD GPS 2021) discusses his research foci—which range from disability rights on college campuses to Thai politics—and how his time as a Robertson Fellow has prepared him for a career in the federal government.

September 17, 2020

Two years following Barbara Bush’s passing in 2018, her memory is being honored by the Robertson Foundation for Government with the creation of The Women in Public Service Fellowship in Honor of Barbara Bush through the Texas A&M Foundation.

August 17, 2020

On July 27, the Robertson Foundation for Government and the Rosenthal Fellowship program co-sponsored a roundtable on "Democracy in the Middle East" featuring Shadi Hamid of the Center for Middle East Policy and Amira Maaty of the National Endowment for Democracy.