Perry World House

New technologies and their global impact

Former Secretary of State John Kerry joined former U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and other guests at Perry World House’s third annual Fall Colloquium to discuss “How Emerging Technologies Are Rewiring the Global Order.”

The role of UN ambassador, explained

Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, distinguished global leader-in-residence at Perry World House, describes the workings of the U.S. ambassador to the U.N.—and whether it matters that it’s no longer of cabinet status.

Brandon Baker

‘What can be done today?’

Senior Aminata Sy founded a program for Philly kids and will soon head to Congress to begin her Rangel Graduate Fellowship.

Susan Ahlborn

Tackling climate change on all levels

At the Perry World House Global Shifts Colloquium, experts from around the world discussed what governments, and individuals, can do to avoid the ultimate catastrophe.

Gwyneth K. Shaw

In Ethiopia, new perspectives on the challenges of development

PIK Professor Ezekiel Emanuel and Assistant Professor Heather Schofield led a group of Wharton students on a four-day trip to Ethiopia, for a close-up look at the African nation’s health, agricultural, business, and political sectors.

Gwyneth K. Shaw



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A New U.S. Policy Makes It (Somewhat) Easier to Export Drones

Michael Horowitz of the School of Arts and Sciences and Perry World House and Joshua Schwartz, a doctoral candidate in Arts and Sciences, analyzed the administration’s policy changes around drone exports.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Strives to Be a Reassuring Voice to Allies in a Chaotic Time

Perry World House fellow Derek Chollet and the School of Arts and Sciences’ Mitchell Orenstein weighed in on Mattis’ impact on U.S. military alliances.

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