A message of solidarity to Asian American and Pacific Islander communities

The Hamilton Lugar School stands in solidarity with Asian American and Pacific Islander communities and condemns the murderous rampage in the Atlanta area that killed eight people, including six women of Asian descent.

Anti-Asian racism, xenophobia, misogyny, and violence are nothing new in the United States, but the past year has wrought a terrifying spike in hostility, with nearly 3,800 hate incidents against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

We implore everyone in our community to call out and take action against anti-Asian racism when and wherever you see it.

Hamilton on Foreign Policy 163: Biden Foreign Policy to Focus on Re-engagement

The basic premise of American global policy, at least since the end of World War II, has been that we should work to build a peaceful international order, conducive to democratic expansion and multilateral cooperation. We believed our security needs were best met through a rules-based order based on shared principles, including respect for national sovereignty and territorial integrity and compliance with laws and agreements.


Hamilton Lugar School gifted $1.65M to endow Korea Foundation Professorship in Korean Studies

The Indiana University Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies and its Institute for Korean Studies have received $1.65 million from the Korea Foundation and IU alumni Young-Jin Kim and William (Won-Suk) Joo to endow a professorship in Korean studies. The social science professorship will be established in the Hamilton Lugar School’s Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures.