The Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy

The Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy addresses large-scale, long-term strategic challenges of statecraft, politics, and social change. The program focuses on the study of history, classics, and political thought as essential tools for understanding the contemporary world.

Grand Strategy explores how to achieve large ends with limited means, whether in military conflict, foreign policy, domestic politics, or social movements. The program engages security questions from a wide range of perspectives, including national security, global security, and social security. The program emphasizes interaction between academics and practitioners, and between participants of differing political views. Grand Strategy aims to develop students’ capacities not only to analyze the past and present, but to act as responsible, thoughtful leaders and citizens of the future.


November 27, 2018
For the third year in a row, a student enrolled in the Grand Strategy Course has been awarded the Rhodes Scholarship. Rhodes Scholarships provide all expenses for study in...
October 15, 2018
FIRST WORDS ‘Strategy’ May Be More Useful to Pawns Than to Kings   By Beverly Gage Sept. 3, 2018   In the late 1960s, the veteran radical Saul Alinsky looked at...
October 15, 2018
The application for the 2019 Grand Strategy Course is now available. Click here to start your application: 2019 Course Application