Bridging the Gap (BtG) promotes scholarly contributions to public debate and decision making on global challenges and U.S. foreign policy. The program equips professors and doctoral students with the skills they need to produce influential policy-relevant research and theoretically grounded policy work. BtG also spearheads cutting-edge research on problems of concrete importance to governments, think tanks, international institutions, non-governmental organizations, and global firms. Within the academy, the program is driving changes in university culture and processes designed to incentivize public and policy engagement. To learn more about the mission, visit the website.
Bridging the Gap Book Series
Bridging the Gap and Oxford University Press, considered among the most prestigious university presses worldwide, have partnered in creating the Bridging the Gap Book Series. The Bridging the Gap Series with Oxford University Press publishes manuscripts that are written to engage academic and policy audiences by scholars of political science, international relations, and law and public policy. To learn more about the book series, including guidelines for submission, click the button to the left.
Bridging the Gap offers a number of professional development programs for students and faculty including the International Policy Summer Institute, New Era Graduate Student Training, and Policy Engagement fellowships. For more information on these programs and how to apply, click the button to the right.