|The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy|
|Motto:||Preparing leaders with a global perspective|
|Dean:||Stephen W. Bosworth|
|Location:||Medford, MA, USA|
The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, also called simply The Fletcher School, is the oldest school in the United States dedicated solely to graduate studies in international relations. A motto (from the Italian word motto, meaning witticism sentence is a phrase meant to formally describe the general motivation or intention of a social group The date of establishment or date of founding of an Institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point For the film of this title see Private School (film. Private schools, or Independent schools are Schools not administered In Academic administration, a dean is a person with significant authority over a specific academic unit or over a specific area of concern or both Stephen W Bosworth is the Dean of The Fletcher School at Tufts University. See also Postgraduate Training in Education Postgraduate education (synonymous in North America with graduate education, and sometimes described Medford is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in the United States, on the Mystic River, just a few miles north of Boston. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts ( is a state located in the New England region of the northeastern United States. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The United States of America —commonly referred to as the It is one of the eight schools and colleges comprising Tufts University. The Fletcher School, along with the School of Arts and Sciences and School of Engineering, occupies the university's main campus in Medford/Somerville, Massachusetts. The School of Arts and Sciences (A&S is the largest of the eight schools and colleges that comprise Tufts University. The School of Engineering is one of the eight schools and colleges that comprise Tufts University. Medford is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in the United States, on the Mystic River, just a few miles north of Boston. In 2004, the school enrolled approximately 400 full-time students (excluding Ph. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " D. candidates not enrolled in courses) and employed 31 tenured or tenure-track faculty. Dean Stephen W. Bosworth is the dean of The Fletcher School. Stephen W Bosworth is the Dean of The Fletcher School at Tufts University.
The Fletcher School was founded in 1933 at the bequest of Austin Barclay Fletcher who left over $3 million to Tufts University upon his death in 1923. Year 1933 ( MCMXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Year 1923 ( MCMXXIII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. A third of this was to go to a school of law and diplomacy "to prepare men for the diplomatic service and to teach such matters as come within the scope of foreign relations. " The school opened in 1933 as a collaborative project between Harvard University and Tufts University. Year 1933 ( MCMXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Tufts University would later assume sole responsibility for administrating the school but the Fletcher School has continued to cooperate closely with other universities. In addition to the various joint programs offered, Fletcher students can also take classes at MIT and Harvard graduate schools.
The Fletcher School and Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) are the only non-law schools in the US that compete in the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. Despite not being a law school, Fletcher won the regional competition in 2006, beating schools such as Harvard, Cornell and Syracuse. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Syracuse University (SU is a private research university located in Syracuse, New York.
The Fletcher School offers multi-disciplinary instruction leading to the degrees of Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD), and Doctor of Philosophy. A Master of Arts ( Latin: Magister Artium) is a Postgraduate academic Master's degree awarded by universities in a large "PhD" redirects here for other uses see PhD (disambiguation. In 2000, the school launched the Global Master of Arts Program (GMAP), a year-long combined residency and Internet-mediated master's degree program for mid-career professionals. 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. The Internet is a global system of interconnected Computer networks In 2008, the school will introduce two new programs: 1) a two year Master of International Business (MIB) program which combines the flexibility of the international affairs curriculum with a core of business courses. 2) a one year Master of Laws (LLM) degree which is a post-graduate, full-time academic degree for legal professionals who wish to obtain specialized education in a particular area of international law. The school does not award undergraduate degrees.
The vast majority of the students are enrolled in the MALD program, a two-year program that culminates with a thesis. A dissertation (also called thesis or disquisition) is a document that presents the author's Research and findings and is submitted in support of candidature Students concentrate in two out of twenty fields of studies. They can choose between functional fields of study such as:Public International Law, International Organizations, International Business and Economic Law, Law and Development, International Information and Communication, International Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, Human Security, International Trade and Commercial Policies, International Monetary Theory and Policy. International law is the term commonly used for referring to the system of implicit and explicit agreements that bind together nation-states in adherence to recognized values and standards International Organization is a peer-reviewed Academic journal that covers the entire field of International affairs. International trade is exchange of Capital, Goods, and Services across International borders or Territories. Monetary policy is the process by which the Government, Central bank, or monetary authority of a country controls (i the Supply of Money, Development Economics, International Environment and Resource Policy, Political Systems and Theories, International Security Studies, International Political Economy and International Business Economics as well as regional fields of study like the United States, Pacific Asia and Southwest Asia and Islamic Civilization. Development economics is a branch of Economics which deals with economic aspects of the development process in low-income countries. Environmental policy is any (course of action deliberately taken (or not taken to manage human activities with a view to prevent reduce or mitigate harmful effects on nature and natural International relations theory attempts to provide a conceptual model upon which international relations can be analyzed Global Security redirects here For the website of that name see GlobalSecurity International political economy ( IPE) is an academic discipline within the Social sciences that analyzes International relations in combination with International business is a term used to collectively describe topics relating to the operations of Firms with interests in multiple countries. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Asia-Pacific or APAC is the area generally regarded as encompassing Littoral East Asia, Southeast Asia and Australasia near the Southwest Asia or Southwestern Asia (largely overlapping with the Middle East) is the southwestern portion of Asia. Students can also design their own fields of study. Each field consists of three or four different courses. All students have to pass a total of 16 courses in addition to passing foreign language requirements.
Ph.D. students have to complete three fields of study in addition to writing a dissertation. "PhD" redirects here for other uses see PhD (disambiguation. A dissertation (also called thesis or disquisition) is a document that presents the author's Research and findings and is submitted in support of candidature
The MA program is primarily for mid-career professionals. It is a one year-program and students are expected to pass eight courses and write a master's thesis. A dissertation (also called thesis or disquisition) is a document that presents the author's Research and findings and is submitted in support of candidature
The Fletcher School currently has formal joint degree programs with the other Tufts schools including Arts and Sciences, Engineering, the School of Medicine and Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, the Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, and the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. The Tufts University School of Medicine is one of the eight schools that comprise Tufts University. Tufts University School of Dental Medicine is a private dental school and one of the eight schools that comprise Tufts University. The Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy (also called the Friedman School) at Tufts University brings together Biomedical The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine is one of the eight colleges and schools that comprise Tufts University and is the only school of Veterinary medicine in Beyond Tufts, the school also maintains joint degree programs with University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, Harvard Law School, Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business, the Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, the University of California at Berkeley, and the Institut supérieur des affaires (graduate school of management) at the École des Hautes Études Commerciales in France. The University of Pennsylvania (also known as Penn) is a private University located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Harvard Law School (also known as Harvard Law or HLS) is one of the professional Graduate schools of Harvard University. Dartmouth College ( is a private, Coeducational University located in Hanover, New Hampshire, U The Amos Tuck School of Business Administration is the graduate Business school of Dartmouth College in Hanover New Hampshire, United States The University of California ( UC) is a Public university system in the state of California. This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics.
The school is home to various research programs, institutes, and centers dealing with human rights and conflict resolution, international business relations, international security studies, human security, international environmental affairs, media and communication, and technology.
The Fletcher School is under supervision of a dean, appointed by the president and the provost, with the approval of the Trustees of Tufts College (the university's governing board). In Academic administration, a dean is a person with significant authority over a specific academic unit or over a specific area of concern or both President is a Title leaders of Organizations companies, Trade unions universities, and countries. Provost is the title of a senior Academic administrator at many institutions of Higher education in the United States and Canada, the equivalent The dean has responsibility for the overall administration of the school, including faculty appointments, curriculum, admissions and financial aid, student affairs, development, and facilities. Unlike other graduate schools of international relations at other universities, the Fletcher School has a separate faculty, its own budget, and its own set of faculty bylaws. There are, however, a few professors who hold joint appointments with departments in the School of Arts and Sciences. Furthermore, Fletcher professors occasionally offer courses in the College of Liberal Arts or allow undergraduates to enroll in the graduate classes. The undergraduate international relations program, the largest major in the College of Liberal Arts, has its offices in the Cabot Intercultural Center, the main building of the Fletcher School complex.
The full-time Fletcher faculty comprise economists, international lawyers, historians, and political scientists who hold the academic ranks of professor, associate professor, assistant professor, and lecturer. The meaning of the word professor ( Latin: professor, person who professes to be an expert in some art or science teacher of highest rank) varies The meaning of the word professor ( Latin: professor, person who professes to be an expert in some art or science teacher of highest rank) varies The meaning of the word professor ( Latin: professor, person who professes to be an expert in some art or science teacher of highest rank) varies Lecturer is a term of Academic rank. In the United Kingdom lecturer is the name given to University Teachers in their first permanent All faculty members hold terminal degrees in their respective fields (Ph. D's in the case of historians, political scientists, and economists; and JD's and LLMs in the case of lawyers).