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 Challenges of the New Political Economy; or (2) a seminar taught by noted journalist, author, and foreign policy expert James Traub, titled Crises in Context: The Forces that Shape the Great Events of Our Time. 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: