Kerry Initiative

Founded in 2017 by former Secretary of State John Kerry, the Kerry Initiative is an interdisciplinary program that tackles pressing global challenges through teaching, research, and international dialogue.

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About the Initiative

The Initiative leverages Sec. Kerry’s insights, experiences, and relationships on a global scale, collaborating with students and faculty from across campus and deepening the Yale experience to have greater interaction with the world beyond campus.

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Kerry Initiative Leadership

Learn more about the Initiative's leadership.

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Kerry Fellows

Kerry Fellows are Yale students who work with Secretary Kerry and his team on key projects for the Initiative.

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In the News

Stay up to date on news from the initiative and Sec. Kerry's travels around the globe.

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The first Kerry Convening will be a two-day conference on climate change September 18-19, 2017 in New Haven.

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Global Affairs Seminar

In Fall 2017, Sec. Kerry will teach a seminar on American Power in the 21st Century. An application is required to take the course.