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Educating informed citizens and thoughtful leaders for a changing global society.
Students in our program develop a global perspective on the origins of the current international system, the salient concerns in international relations today, and the emerging challenges humanity will face in the years ahead. Our interdisciplinary approach draws upon the theoretical insights and empirical knowledge of economics, geography, history, political science, and other disciplines. We emphasize aquisition of a second language and studying abroad so that students can gain a more global view of the complexities of the world.
Meet our faculty and learn about their diverse range of research specialties.
Learn more about our interdisciplinary curriculum.
Undertake the challenge of a substantial research project combining independent research with the completion of an honors thesis under the guidance of a small faculty committee.
Pursue additional opportunities to apply classroom learning through internships and study abroad experiences.
Alumnae can be found in many fields and most often engaged in international work.
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