Program

Reunion Weekend 2019

Johns Hopkins SAIS welcomes the classes of 2009, 1994, and 1969 back to the DC campus to celebrate their 10th, 25th, and 50th reunions with their peers and friends.


All alumni are welcome to attend the 75th Anniversary events at an additional ticket cost. Please visit the Johns Hopkins 75th Anniversary Website to register and to learn more.


Friday, October 25, 2019 

2:00pm Check in begins for Registered Alumni and Guests

3:00pm Welcome Remarks from Dean Eliot A. Cohen

3:30pm Marquee Discussion featuring Anne Applebaum, Washington Post, and Jeff Goldberg, Editor in Chief of The Atlantic

4:45pm Optional Activities

  • Campus Tour
  • Video History (Class of 1969 only)
6:00pmHappy Hour with current SAIS Students in the Nitze Courtyard (cash bar)
8:00pm Class Socializing Time (additional cost)

  • 2009 – Lauriol Plaza, 1835 18th Street, NW (RSVP here)
  • 1994 – City Tap, 1250 Connecticut Ave, NW
  • 1969 – Agora, 1527 17th Street, NW

Saturday, October 26, 2019

10:00am Check In begins for Registered Alumni and Guests

10:30am Family Brunch

1:00pm Optional Activities

  • Campus Tour
  • Networking Discussions
  • Video History (Class of 1969 only)
2:30pm Conversations with Faculty: The Global Power Structure
Panel discussion moderated by Dara Iserson B'08, '09; panel includes:
  • Charles Doran B'65, '66, JHU PhD '69
    Andrew W. Mellon Professor of International Relations, Director of Global Theory and History, Director of Canadian Studies, Director of International Political Economy
  • Cinnamon Dornsife '77
    Associate Practitioner-in-Residence, Senior Advisor of International Development, Senior Fellow at The Foreign Policy Institute
  • Erik Jones B'89, '90, PhD '96
    Director of European and Eurasian Studies, Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy
3:30pm Conversations with Faculty: Democracy in Today's World
Panel discussion moderated by Matt Kaczmarek '09; panel includes:
  • Michael Mandelbaum
    Professor Emeritus and Former Director of the American Foreign Policy Program
  • Jason Fichtner
    Associate Director of the Master’s in International Economics and Finance, Senior Lecturer of International Economics
  • Yascha Mounk
    Associate Professor of the Practice of International Affairs
5:00pm All Class Reception

7:30pm Class Reunion Celebration Dinners

  • Class of 2009 Location: Agora
  • Class of 1994 Location: International Student House
  • Class of 1969 Location: Daily Grill

Registration extended to October 21. Registration is required and confirmed with payment.





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