Georgetown University

  • After Slave Revelations, She Has a New Mission

    Onita Estes-Hicks learned that Jesuits who once ran Georgetown University sold some of her ancestors. She is now enrolled in a social justice program aimed at helping her make sense of it all.

  • Rosa Brooks: Would Machiavelli Have Drawn a Red Line?

    Rosa Brooks is a law professor at Georgetown University and a Schwartz senior fellow at the New America Foundation. She served as a counselor to the U.S. defense undersecretary for policy from 2009 to 2011 and previously served as a senior advisor at the U.S. State Department. Her weekly column runs every Wednesday and is accompanied by a blog, By Other Means.In days of yore, diplomats were diplomatic. Or so, at least, I am led to believe by fiction and film: Fictional diplomats are erudite, conniving, and suave, treating allies and enemies alike with the same elegant courtesy, even while arranging the most sophisticated betrayals.