Currently, there are two choices for the primary academic class. Scholars take either (1) a course taught by former US Ambassador to the UAE Michael Corbin on the new political economy; or (2) a seminar taught by noted journalist, author, and foreign policy expert James Traub on American foreign policy. Scholars may indicate their preference, but their final assignment rests with the program's executive director.

Scholars are currently enrolled in one of the following:

Scholars will also participate in the following: