The Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy seeks to promote effective leadership in a complex and globalized world.

Grand Strategy is a comprehensive approach to achieve large ends with limited means. The program examines history and classical literature to explore a diverse range of means used to achieve a range of large ends including global security, economic advancement, health, climate sustainability, and human dignity. The program also develops common sense problem solving capacity through the integration of academic and practical learning.


February 23, 2017
From Yale News: History professor Beverly Gage has been appointed the next director of Yale’s Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy (GS), announced President Peter Salovey...
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December 20, 2016
Nuclear Politics: The Strategic Causes of Proliferation (Cambridge Studies in International Relations) When do states acquire nuclear weapons? Overturning a decade of...
December 8, 2016
Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy Associate Director Chris Miller has published a paper on the German Marshall Fund website on U.S.-Russian Relations in the Next...