Jackson Institute for Global Affairs
Horchow Hall, 203.432.6253
James Levinsohn (Global Affairs; School of Management)
For faculty listings, see the section on Global Affairs under Degree-Granting Departments and Programs in this bulletin.
The Jackson Institute for Global Affairs promotes education and scholarship on global affairs at Yale. The institute serves the entire University through courses and core teaching programs in global affairs, career counseling, and public lectures. The institute’s mission is to inspire and prepare Yale students for global leadership and service.
Jackson’s academic programs are interdisciplinary, embedded in Yale, and designed to help students gain a comprehensive understanding of global affairs. Jackson Institute faculty study, teach, and research global affairs across disciplines ranging from diplomacy to public health and from international finance to law. For a full list of faculty affiliated with Jackson, see http://jackson.yale.edu/faculty.
Each year the Jackson Institute hosts Senior Fellows, leading practitioners in government, business, international organizations, the NGO community, and other global affairs fields. Senior Fellows spend a term or full academic year at Yale, teaching classes and mentoring students. For a full list of Senior Fellows, see http://jackson.yale.edu/senior-fellows.
Jackson’s Career Services Office provides career counseling services to all Yale students interested in careers in public service and other areas of international affairs.
As of 2015, the Jackson Institute is also home to Yale’s World Fellows program and the Global Health Initiative.