Undergraduate Majors

Culture and Politics Major

Shiloh Krupar, Field Chair; Anthony Pirrotti, Curricular Dean CULP Research & Curriculum The Culture and Politics (CULP) major is an intellectually rigorous program that enables students to engage with questions of culture, knowledge, and power. Students will gain a complex understanding…

Global Business Major

Field Chair: Theodore Moran, Professor Curricular Dean: Samuel Aronson, Assistant Dean The private sector has continued to play a significant role within all aspects of international affairs, interacting with governmental and non-governmental actors. A failure of a large firm can…

International Economics Major

Rodney Ludema, Field Chair Polly Robey, Curricular Dean The International Economics (IECO) major is grounded in the belief that economic analysis is essential to the understanding of modern world affairs. With decreasing costs of transporting goods and information, market forces,…

International History Major

Carol Benedict, Field Chair Anthony Pirrotti, Curricular Dean Processes of historical change have become increasingly global during recent centuries. The major in International History combines a broad introduction to the analysis of historical changes that transcend national boundaries with the…

International Political Economy Major

James Vreeland Field Chair; Mitch Kaneda, Curricular Dean The International Political Economy (IPEC) major investigates the rich intersection between economics and politics in the global environment. It typically goes beyond the constituent disciplines by combining traditional economic concerns about efficiency with…

International Politics Major

George Shambaugh, Field Chair Kendra Billingslea and Anna Steinhelper, Curricular Deans The International Politics major examines how states and non-state actors cooperate and compete on political issues. In the contemporary geopolitics, there is no longer the stable hierarchy of issues that…

Regional and Comparative Studies Major

Erick Langer, Field Chair Toshihiro Higuchi, Department of History Lisa Gordinier, Curricular Dean The study of a particular region or two regions is a vital enterprise that provides the student with insights into different societies that cannot be gained otherwise….

Science, Technology and International Affairs Major

Mark Giordano, Director Mini Murphy, Curricular Dean Meet the STIA Core Faculty. Meet the STIA Affiliated Faculty. Meet the STIA Adjunct Faculty. Now more than ever, science and technology are at the heart of international affairs. The Science, Technology and…