The Human Rights and Technology Program explores how technology impacts human rights reporting, and how rights are challenged by technological advances. It supports student research and public discourse on these topics.
MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI) is MIT’s principal international education program. MISTI matches MIT students with tailored internship, research, and teaching opportunities abroad.
The Inter-University Committee on International Migration is a focal point for migration and refugee studies at six universities in the Greater Boston area. The committee is hosted by MIT as a program of CIS.
The Policy Lab aims to utilize MIT research to inform public policy through its support of faculty-led research projects across the Institute.
The Program on Emerging Technologies examines the social impact and public policy issues arising from emerging technologies, and engages with a wide range of policymakers and other stakeholders.
The Security Studies Program is a graduate-level research and educational program. The integration of technical and political analysis of national and international security problems is a key feature of the program.
Seminar XXI educates leaders in the US government’s national security community. It links policymaking and academia by bringing together military and civilian executives with scholars from MIT and beyond.
The Persian Gulf Initiative explores the shifting dynamics in this region by refocusing the lens from US-centric to region-centric, and to include issues that affect the domestic and regional political and security environment.