Centers & Research

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The International Leadership Center

The International Leadership Center develops and supports innovative, effective and adaptive leaders to address the most acute and complex challenges facing the world.

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International Security Studies

Founded in 1988, ISS is dedicated to the study of international history, grand strategy, and global security.

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The Johnson Center for the Study of American Diplomacy

The Johnson Center was established in 2011, shortly after Dr. Henry A. Kissinger donated his papers to Yale University.

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The Kerry Initiative

The Kerry Initiative is an interdisciplinary program that tackles pressing global challenges from climate change and global oceans to democracy and civilian security through teaching, research, writing, and international dialogue.

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Leitner Program on Effective Democratic Governance

This program builds on the large body of scholarship that documents the effects of regime type on economic growth and other indicators of economic performance.