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The Global Studies program offers a multidisciplinary major that focuses on important issues such as the origins and implications of diversity and interdependence among nations, cultures, regions and peoples.

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Congratulations to Mako Inasaridze, this year’s winner of the Outland Award for the best senior seminar research paper in Global Studies. Mako’s paper, entitled, 'Culture of Informality and Lack of Programmatic Parties in the Georgian Politic System' impressed the committe, who commented the paper "did an exemplary job drawing on political theory, sociology, and history to make its argument about the importance of the post-Society legacy of informal culture on Georgian politics.”

Congratulations also go to Sarah Wagner, recipient of an honorable mention for the Outland Award for the best senior seminar research paper in Global Studies. Sarah's paper is entitled, 'Public Education as National Memory: An analysis of the National Socialist and German Democratic Republic (GDR) legacies.'

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Faculty and Alumni Accomplishments

  • Joireman Published

    Sandra Joireman, professor of political science and Weinstein Chair of International Studies, published the book Peace, Preference, and Property: Return Migration after Violent Conflict.

  • Joireman Delivered Presentation

    Sandra Joireman, professor of political science and Weinstein Chair of International Studies, was invited to present "Return: Going Home After Fleeing Violent Conflict," at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz and the Forthem European University Alliance.

  • Yanikdag Awarded Fulbright

    Yücel Yanikdag, professor of history and global studies, has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Fellowship for his next book project on gendered war experiences of Ottoman soldiers. This is his third Fulbright-Hays Fellowship. Read more.

  • Brandenberger Published

    David Brandenberger, professor of history, recently published two articles: "Global in Form, Soviet in Content: The Changing Semantics of Internationalism in Official Soviet Discourse, 1917-1991," in The Russian Review  and "Stalin and the Silences of the Official History of his Role in the Prerevolutionary Bolshevik Underground," Revolutionary Russia.

  • Loo Awarded

    Tze Loo, associate professor of history, was named a 2022 recipient of the University’s Distinguished Educator Award at the annual Colloquy celebration.

  • Long Published

    Stephen Long, associate professor of political science and global studies, published, with co-author Jeff Pickering, a new article entitled "Disparity and Diversion: Domestic Economic Inequality and MID Initiation" in the journal Foreign Policy Analysis 18:1, January 2022.

  • Pribble Grant

    Political science and international studies professor Jennifer Pribble has been awarded  collaborative funding from the University of Costa Rica’s competitive thematic grant program for the project, “Social Policy During Latin America’s Expansionary Phase (2000-2013)."

  • Joireman Grant

    Dr. Sandra F. Joireman, Associate Provost for Faculty, Weinstein Chair of International Studies, and Professor of Political Science, will be a partner on a grant awarded by the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council for “Appraising Risk, Past and Present: Interrogating Historical Data to Enhance Understanding of Environmental Crises in the Indian Ocean World.” 

  • Summers Article

    History professor Carol Summers published "Scandal and Mass Politics: Buganda's 1941 Nnamasole Crisis" in the International Journal of African Historical Studies.

  • Joireman Article Dr. Sandra Joireman published, “Intergenerational land conflict in northern Uganda: children, customary law and return migration,” in the journal Africa.

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Contact Us

Mailing address:
Global Studies Program
Carole Weinstein International Center, Room 304
211 Richmond Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Phone: (804) 484-1472
Fax: (804) 484-1577

Program Coordinator: Dr. Jenny Pribble
Academic Administrative Specialist: Nancy Propst