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.

RFG Fellows and alumni are serving worldwide during the pandemic

May 12, 2020

On a normal day, U.S. Consular Agent Marian Han Nguyen’s duties in her sleepy one-woman office in Cusco, Peru, range from stamping passports to registering American babies. But when Lima announced it was closing Peru’s borders on March 16 to stop the spread of coronavirus, Nguyen’s job changed overnight to Lara-Croft-style bounty hunter.

Fostering Diverse Talent in International Relations

January 20, 2019

In 2018 RFG supported the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) Diversity Initiative. APSIA launched its Diversity Forum series in 2017 to inspire students and young professionals -- and those who counsel them -- to pursue careers in international affairs.

Foreign Affairs LIVE: Graduate School Fair 2018

Supporting Global Communications and Understanding

January 20, 2019

During a busy summer of events, RFG partnered with the Syracuse University Maxwell in Washington program to host a national security roundtable, “Engaging Iran: Next Steps and Policy Cross-Currents.” It featured a panel of regional experts including: 

Engaging Iran: Next Steps and Policy Cross-Currents

Cultivating Public Service Leaders with Global Perspective

January 20, 2018

Paul Massaro, UMD SPP Class of 2015, is a policy advisor at the U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, commonly known as the U.S. Helsinki Commission, which he joined in 2013.

Paul Massaro
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