George Washington Center for the Study of Globalization
Full name and acronym: The George Washington Center for the Study of Globalization (GWCSG)
Founding date: 2001
Objectives: To combine research and outreach to foster a greater understanding of the dynamics of globalization and to assess its impacts. To meet this mission, GWCSG funds research at GW and promotes public education on thevarious forces that are driving globalization, the implications of globalization for business strategy and government policy, globalization and global governance, and the effects of globalization on people's day-to-day lives. The GWCSG also works on collaborative research initiatives with the Globalization Research Network, a consortium of globalization research centers located at the University of South Florida, UCLA, and UH-Manoa, to develop new areas of research expertise on globalization.
Main projects in globalization studies: Global Governance, Global Finance and Investment, and Globalization and Information Technology.
Outputs: conferences, seminars, publications, website
Director: Professor John Forrer
Funding: Congressional directed grants administered by the Fund for the Improvement of Post Secondary Education and the U.S. Department of State.
Street Address: 2033 K Street, NW, Suite 230, Washington, DC, 20052, USA
tel: ++1 202 994-5248
fax: ++1 202 994-5284