Global Studies Program

Global Studies Program

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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Program News

Global Studies is pleased to announce that Delaney Demaret’s paper "Extractive Violence in the Amazon Borderlands: Forestry Concessions, Roads, and Indigenous Resistance" was chosen for the Outland Award this year for the best senior seminar paper. 

Hannah Abdelhadi’s paper entitled “The Marcos Dynasty and Martial Law Memory in the Philippines” received an Honorable Mention. 

Global Environment Speaker Series

Speaker Series

Each year the Department of Geography, Environment, & Sustainability, the Environmental Studies Program, and Global Studies Program partner to bring noteworthy speakers and scholars to Richmond to present lectures related to our global environment. All events are free and open to the public.

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Faculty and Alumni Accomplishments

Dr. L. Carol Summers
Summers Delivered Presentation

Carol Summers, Samuel Chiles Mitchell-Jacob Billikopf Professor of History and Global Studies, presented "Saving Britain (with money): Canada, Uganda, Loyalty and World War II," at the Canadian Association of African Studies 2023 Annual Conference.

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Dr. David S. Salisbury
Salisbury Awarded

David Salisbury, associate professor of geography, environment, and sustainability, received the 2023 Distinguished Educator Award from the University of Richmond at Colloquy.

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Dr. Sandra F. Joireman
Joireman Published

Sandra Joireman, professor of political science and Weinstein Chair of International Studies, published the article "Post-conflict Restitution of Customary Land: Guidelines and Trajectories of Change" in World Development.

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Dr. Sandra F. Joireman
Joireman Published

Sandra Joireman, professor of political science and Weinstein Chair of International Studies, published the article "The Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus in practice: Building Climate and Conflict Sensitivity into Humanitarian Projects," in Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability.

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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. Yvonne Howell
Academic Administrative Coordinator: Lynn Hardwicke