The International Affairs, Science, and Technology research track addresses mounting concerns surrounding the causes and consequences of issues at the nexus of globalization and science and technological transformation. IAST-related research covers topics such as: international energy security, environmental politics, and sustainability; information and communication technologies; space policy and security; global fintech, competitive innovation/regulation strategies, intelligence, and arms control and global governance.
During the academic year, the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs hosts approximately 20-25 events where they bring in guest experts to discuss vast topics. Past events for IAST have included: sustainability in space, data analytics in International Affairs, and U.S. Space Force with General John Raymond. The IAST track usually hosts five of these events per year.