Sheila Foster

Sheila Foster

Sheila R. Foster is the Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of Urban Law and Policy at Georgetown Law Center, and a professor of public policy at the McCourt School of Public Policy.

The City and State Diplomacy Act in Congress Reflects a New World Order

If the City and State Diplomacy Act becomes law, the Office of Subnational Diplomacy it creates would give cities a formal role in U.S. international diplomacy.

World Mayors pose for a group picture

Cities Are Rising in Influence and Power on the Global Stage

Cities are challenging their invisibility in global governance structures, like the United Nations, by forging new alliances to influence international policy.