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What’s Behind the Crisis in Higher Education in America?

If you've been reading the news much in America this past year (or talking to me at all), you've likely heard about the current crisis in higher educa…

Above Us Only Sky

Has there ever been a more powerful embodiment of John Lennon's Imagine? As Emmanuel Kelly, an Iraqi chemical warfare survivor and still a boy, sings …

Training Boundary-Crossers

In January 2011, The Economist published an essay called The Global Campus, on the expanding horizons of the world's great universities, not just in t…

What Advice Do You Have As I Begin My Career?

Part of the genesis of our work came from speaking to various groups of graduate students in many universities across the United States, and getting a…

We Need This in Sri Lanka. In India. In Australia.

This summer, we debuted the Amani Institute idea at the annual Bologna Symposium hosted by our friends at The International Peace and Security Institu…

Why We’re Called The Amani Institute

The Amani Institute will be dedicated to equipping the next generation of leaders of social change with the skills, experience and knowledge to fulfil…

Amani Institute Blog Will Launch Shortly

We are back home in Washington, DC, after a very productive month in Kigali, Rwanda, and Nairobi, Kenya. We've learned a lot and are eager to begin sh…

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Rwanda and Kenya

The Amani Institute will be headed to Rwanda and Kenya this summer. Stay tuned for more!…