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Blog / September 23, 2019
Representing 14 different countries, the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy (MIP) first-year class is a diverse group. Of the 8 men and 21 women, some have worked in government, some have served in the military, and others just completed their undergraduate degrees. Their academic interests range from migration; to clean energy; to women’s, children’s and LGBTQIA rights; and they spend their free time woodworking, practicing Kung Fu, and listening to true-crime podcasts.
News / July 2, 2019
When current and incoming students in Stanford University’s Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy (MIP) program arrive to campus this fall, they will be the first to experience the new face of the program.
Renovations on a modern new academic space, outdoor courtyard and gardens will be complete, and Professor Francis Fukuyama, one of the most well-known and respected social scientists in the world, will be the program’s new director.
Work Hard for the Sake of Future Generations, Student Speaker Tells Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy Graduates
News / June 26, 2019
On the spacious new lawn outside of Encina Hall, members of the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy (MIP) Class of 2019 officially became Stanford graduates. Established at the Freeman Spogli Institute in 1982, the MIP program trains future leaders in cyber policy and security, global health, governance and development, international security and energy and the environment.
Blog / June 7, 2019
Q&A / May 31, 2019
Q&A / May 17, 2019
For our first alumni #MIPFeatureFriday, we sat down for a Q&A with Class of 2014 alumna, Jessie Brunner, whose passion for human rights led her to working for the WSD Handa Center for Human Rights and International Justice right here at Stanford. Read more on our FSI blog!
Blog / May 10, 2019
Blog / May 10, 2019
Our MIP student, Keunwang Nah, chose Stanford “because it is the birthplace of innovations that change the world, but it can also be the birthplace of sound policy that can manage the potentially negative impacts technology can have on society.” Find out more on our FSI blog. #MIPFeatureFriday
Blog / May 3, 2019
Blog / May 1, 2019
"Being at Stanford is a unique experience... Over time I just became interested in how cyberspace is very realistically connected to our everyday life, and on a larger scale, national security." Read more on our FSI blog on how our MIP student, Maho Sugihara, is focusing on cyber policy and its security implications. #MIPFeatureFriday
Q&A / April 12, 2019
Q&A / April 5, 2019
Leader, Data Scientist, Aspiring Social Entrepreneur, Stanford Student... Learn about the many different hats that our current MIP student and Knight-Hennessy Scholar, Abuzar Royesh, wears on our FSI blog. #MIPFeatureFriday
Q&A / March 22, 2019
"There is this sense of possibility - this sense of 'if this is your idea, just do it."
Our graduate student, Lisa Einstein, approaches her work and studies by this motto. Find out why she chose MIP as the graduate program for her on our FSI blog. #MIPFeatureFriday
Q&A / March 8, 2019
Curious as to what our current students have to say about the MIP program? Check out the first #MIPFeatureFriday featuring our graduate student, Isabelle Foster! Stay tuned every Friday for features on our MIP students and alumni. Read more about Isabelle's time with the MIP program.
Q&A / December 10, 2018
Nancy Zhang is a Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy (MIP) at Stanford University in the Class of 2019. She spent this past summer working on public sectore reform in Liberia for the World Bank's Development Impact Evaluation (DIME). Funding is made available to MIP students for 10-week summer internships with organizations that work on international policy issues.
Q&A / November 12, 2018
Manuel Ramos is a Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy (MIP) student at Stanford University in the Class of 2019. He spent this past summer working on justice issues in Kenya for the World Bank's Development Impact Evaluation (DIME). Funding is made available to MIP students for 10-week summer internships with organizations that work on international policy issues.
Have questions about our program? MIP holds various admissions events throughout the year, from graduate fairs to quarterly webinars, where you can meet our staff and ask questions about the program.