Bridging the Scholar-Practitioner Gap

I was excited to participate in the June 2014 of the International Policy Summer Institute at American University.  The program, run by the Bridging the Gap initiative, is discussed in a recent post from Dan Drezner about the relevance of academia (try this link here – you might need a free account at

As a first foray, here are some thoughts on bridging the academic-practitioner divide that put together following a workshop on the organizational dynamics of non-state actors.