Compelling conversations, lasting connections

The Keough School in Washington, DC

Compelling conversations, lasting connections

The Keough School in Washington, DC


A leading destination for diverse voices

The Washington Office of the Keough School of Global Affairs focuses on real-time impact, representing Notre Dame at the epicenter of global engagement. We are a convener for policymakers, faculty, students and alumni from across the policy and political spectrum.

Strategically positioned in the heart of Washington, DC, the office provides a base for the Keough School to continue its academic pursuits and serves as a venue for programming, teaching, and outreach in the DC area.


Recent Conversations

Engaging the Private Sector for Innovative Global Development

Engaging the Private Sector for Innovative Global Development

Transatlantic Conversations: The UK Government Perspective on the Next Generation of the Irish Peace Process

Transatlantic Conversations: The UK Government Perspective on the Next Generation of the Irish Peace Process

Transatlantic Conversations: The Irish Government Perspective on the Next Generation of the Peace Process

Transatlantic Conversations: The Irish Government Perspective on the Next Generation of the Peace Process

Transatlantic Conversations: The US Role in the Next Generation of the Irish Peace Process

Transatlantic Conversations: The US Role in the Next Generation of the Irish Peace Process

Religious Discrimination During Crises: A Global Perspective

Religious Discrimination During Crises: A Global Perspective

Panel Discussion: “U.S. Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Afghan Women Speak Out”

Panel Discussion: “U.S. Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Afghan Women Speak Out”

Northern Ireland and Colombian Peace Accords: Insights on Negotiations, Design, and Implementation for Sustainable Peacebuilding

Northern Ireland and Colombian Peace Accords: Insights on Negotiations, Design, and Implementation for Sustainable Peacebuilding

The Frontlines of Peace: An Insider’s Guide to Changing the World

The Frontlines of Peace: An Insider’s Guide to Changing the World

The Historic Vietnam Veterans Protest in Washington: Lessons for Today

The Historic Vietnam Veterans Protest in Washington: Lessons for Today

Promoting Human Flourishing in Central America

Promoting Human Flourishing in Central America

Mandating Peace: Enhancing the UN Security Council’s Approach to Mediation

Mandating Peace: Enhancing the UN Security Council’s Approach to Mediation

An Unprecedented Transition: A Discussion of the Transition from the Trump Administration to the Biden Administration

An Unprecedented Transition: A Discussion of the Transition from the Trump Administration to the Biden Administration

Flash Panel: Where Next for Myanmar?

Flash Panel: Where Next for Myanmar?

A Policy Playbook on Nonproliferation Sanctions

A Policy Playbook on Nonproliferation Sanctions

A Foreign Policy Conversation with US Senator Chris Murphy

A Foreign Policy Conversation with US Senator Chris Murphy

After Brexit: The Future of Ireland’s Relationship with the US and UK

After Brexit: The Future of Ireland’s Relationship with the US and UK

Politics and Gender: Maintaining Women’s Meaningful Participation in Afghanistan

Politics and Gender: Maintaining Women’s Meaningful Participation in Afghanistan

American Democracy at Risk: A Global Comparative Perspective

American Democracy at Risk: A Global Comparative Perspective

Panel Discussion: “The US Presidential Election and Asia Policy”

Panel Discussion: “The US Presidential Election and Asia Policy”

New START: Catholic-Evangelical Dialogue on Nuclear Disarmament

New START: Catholic-Evangelical Dialogue on Nuclear Disarmament

South Sudan: Progress Toward Peace or Locked in Crisis?

South Sudan: Progress Toward Peace or Locked in Crisis?

Webinar: “Using Evidence to Engage the Private Sector”

Webinar: “Using Evidence to Engage the Private Sector”

Refugees Trapped in a Global Pandemic: An Assault on Human Dignity

Refugees Trapped in a Global Pandemic: An Assault on Human Dignity

Humanity in Crisis

Humanity in Crisis

Seeking Asylum in the EU

Seeking Asylum in the EU

The Pope and the Bomb: Beyond Deterrence

The Pope and the Bomb: Beyond Deterrence

Pope Francis’ Vision of Peace

Pope Francis’ Vision of Peace

Beyond the Ballot: Taiwan’s Elections and Their Implications for US Policy

Beyond the Ballot: Taiwan’s Elections and Their Implications for US Policy

South Sudan’s Peace Process at a Crossroads: New Data from Juba and Notre Dame

South Sudan’s Peace Process at a Crossroads: New Data from Juba and Notre Dame

Brexit, Brinkmanship, and the Future of Ireland:  The Role of the U.S. in safeguarding the Northern Ireland Peace Process

Brexit, Brinkmanship, and the Future of Ireland: The Role of the U.S. in safeguarding the Northern Ireland Peace Process

Religion Beyond Memes: Enhancing Public Discourse about Faith and Practice

Religion Beyond Memes: Enhancing Public Discourse about Faith and Practice

The US Response to the Global Migration Crisis

The US Response to the Global Migration Crisis

Voters and Elections in Latin America: How Much Choice is Too Much?

Voters and Elections in Latin America: How Much Choice is Too Much?

Unity on Global Fragility: Can Today’s Momentum in Washington Stop Tomorrow’s Violent Conflicts?

Unity on Global Fragility: Can Today’s Momentum in Washington Stop Tomorrow’s Violent Conflicts?

Beyond the Border: Regional Priorities and the Migration Debate in Central America

Beyond the Border: Regional Priorities and the Migration Debate in Central America

The Colombia Peace Process After Two Years

The Colombia Peace Process After Two Years

The Religion Factor: Why Policy in South Asia Can’t Ignore Faith

The Religion Factor: Why Policy in South Asia Can’t Ignore Faith

Venezuela: Humanitarian Crisis and Struggle for Democracy

Venezuela: Humanitarian Crisis and Struggle for Democracy

Human Rights Fact-finding in the Era of Fake News

Human Rights Fact-finding in the Era of Fake News

Preventing Small Fires from Becoming Large Fires

Preventing Small Fires from Becoming Large Fires

Strategies for Lasting Peace Accords

Strategies for Lasting Peace Accords


Keough Leadership in Washington


At the Keough School, we’re not just focused on the policies; we’re focused on the people who are impacted by the policies.

Denis McDonough

Former Professor of the Practice of Public Policy

Map of the Keough School location in Washington DC

Keough School of Global Affairs Washington Office

1400 16th St. NW
Suite 120
Washington, DC 20036

202-516-5570
mpolice1@nd.edu

The Washington Office is co-located with Notre Dame’s Office of Federal and Washington Relations.



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