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Cultivating the next generation of grand strategists.

The Duke University Program in American Grand Strategy is a signature program for Duke students interested in national security policymaking. AGS is defined by its curriculum, with the hallmark AGS advanced seminar, speaker series, co-curricular active learning experiences, research opportunities and extensive alumni network.


Take the hallmark AGS advanced seminar.


Hear from today's most prominent, strategic voices.


Learn outside the classroom on staff rides and field trips.


Engage with scholars on a deeper level.

Fredrik Logevall | October 2, 2019

  More event photos can be found on the AGS Facebook page. Read a quote at Said@Duke. Summary by Kyle Melatti: In the first AGS History & International Security Series of the year, Professor and Pulitzer Prize winner Fredrik Logevall discussed President John F. Kennedy’s life and legacy, especially how his life is still relevant […]

William J. Burns | October 1, 2019

  More event photos can be found on the AGS Facebook page. Duke Today: Former Ambassador to Russia Shares Insights from Three Decades Read a quote from the talk at Said@Duke   Summary by Cecilia Wu: On Tuesday, October 1, Ambassador William E. Burns joined Professor Bruce Jentleson for a conversation on his long career […]