Anthony C Arend


Director, Master of Science in Foreign Service Program


Department of Government
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Anthony Clark Arend is Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University. On August 1, 2015, he became Senior Associate Dean for Graduate and Faculty Affairs in the Walsh School of Foreign Service. He is also the Director of the Master of Science in Foreign Service Program. With Professor Christopher C. Joyner, he founded the Institute for International Law & Politics at Georgetown and served as co-director of the Institute from 2003-2008. His has also served an adjunct professor of law at the Georgetown University Law Center. Prior to coming to Georgetown, he was a Senior Fellow at the Center for National Security Law at the University of Virginia School of Law. He has also served as an Articles Editor for the Virginia Journal of International Law.

Dr. Arend's teaching interests are in the areas of international law, international organization, international relations, international legal philosophy, and constitutional law of United States foreign relations.

Dr. Arend is a Life Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves as a Senator on the Board of Governors of the Georgetown University Alumni Association.

Dr. Arend received a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Foreign Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson Department of Government and Foreign Affairs of the University of Virginia. He received a B.S.F.S., magna cum laude, from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.


  • Ph.D. (1985) University of Virginia, Foreign Affairs
  • M.A. (1982) University of Virgina, Foreign Affairs
  • B.S.F.S (1980) Georgetown University, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service


  • German (speak, read, write)
  • Spanish (speak, read, write)