Thu, April 17, 2014

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  • Thank a donor day

    The University of Georgia Office of Donor Relations and Stewardship in partnership with the UGA Student Alumni Council is hosting the third annual Thank a Donor Day on April 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Tate Student Center Plaza. The event is free and open to the UGA community. All UGA schools, departments and units are encouraged to participate.

  • Want to be an ambassador?

    The deadline for applications for the 2014-2015 SPIA Ambassador program is Monday, April 21, 2014. SPIA ambassadors are given opportunities to learn from and network with faculty, administrators, and serve as a link between the Dean’s Office and the undergraduate student body of the School.

  • SPIA Convocation May 9

    The School of Public and International Affairs is pleased to host a convocation for its undergraduate students graduating in May. The Convocation will be on Friday, May 9th at 2 pm in the Volleyball Arena of Ramsey Center for Student Activities. 

  • Jacqueline Van De Velde

    As a UGA student, Jacqueline Van De Velde has been able to pursue her “wildest dreams,” taking her around the globe and putting her on the right track to become a public interest lawyer.

  • CURO Research Mentoring Award

    Dr. Andy Owsiak has been named a recipient of the 2014 CURO Research Mentoring Award.  This award recognizes outstanding faculty who consistently engage undergraduates through CURO Programming (courses, the symposium, summer fellows, JURO, theses, et al.) and enhance the learning experience of undergraduate researchers at the University of Georgia.

Student News

SPIA student wins Carnegie Junior Research Fellowship

Mar 2014 Yuliya Bila, a fourth-year Honors student majoring in international affairs, Russian and Spanish, has been awarded a Carnegie Junior Research Fellowship. As a junior fellow, Bila will have the opportunity to conduct research for books, co-author journal articles, participate in meetings with high-level officials, contribute to Congressional testimony and organize briefings attended by scholars, journalists and government officials.

In print

New Book Examines America’s Role in the World

Jan 2014 Loch K. Johnson's new book, American Foreign Policy and the Challenges of World Leadership: Power, Principle, and the Constitution, sets the stage for the ongoing debate about how the United States ought to conduct itself as a world power in the twenty-first century.

Live talks

Park Track II talks receive broad media coverage

Oct 2011 Track II talks between the Koreas hosted by SPIA professor Han Park here in Athens are underway, the discussions are receiving broad press coverage.

Faculty news

Mudde quoted in CNN article about Greece’s ‘Golden Dawn’

Oct 2013 SPIA international affairs professor Dr. Cas Mudde was quoted in a CNN article entitled, “Greece’s Golden Dawn: Firebrand right-wingers accused of being criminals”. Mudde said he regarded the group as of one of the “few truly neo-Nazi parties in Europe.”

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Dr. Andrew Owsiak wins CURO Research Mentoring Award

Up Close

  • Berejikian, Jeffrey D.

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Jeffrey D. Berejikian is a Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Georgia, and Associate Professor in the Department of International Affairs. Dr. Berejikian earned his Ph.D. from the University of Oregon, and held a previous appointment with the University of...

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    Dory, William

    Major: International Relations

    After graduating from Miami University, I am translating life-long interests in Geography, History, and Politics into a career in academia....

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    Bertsch, Gary K.

    University Professor Emeritus

  • Crepaz, Markus M. L.

    Department Head

    Dr. Crepaz received his Ph.D. in political science in 1992 from the University of California, San Diego. His research interests include the effects of formal political institutions on policy outcomes, the impact of globalization on the viability of the state, the logic of comparative analysis, the...

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    Fisher, Sarah

    Major: International Relations

    I am a PhD candidate majoring in International Relations and minoring in Comparative Politics. My dissertation focuses on the factors impacting third party interventions in state conflict....

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    Johnson, Loch K.

    Regents Professor

    Loch Kingsford Johnson is the Regents Professor of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia, as well as a Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor. He is the author of over 200 articles and essays; and the author or editor of twenty-eight books on U.S. national security....

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  • Park, Han S.

    Director

    Throughout his life, Han Park has endeavored to find new ways to use his talents and abilities to serve humankind....

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    Singh, Shane P.

    Assistant Professor

    Shane Singh received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Michigan State University in 2009 under the supervision of William G. Jacoby. During the 2009-2010 academic year, he was a post-doctoral research fellow at the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship at McGill University and the Canada...

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    Inglett, Jennifer

    Major: International Relations

    Jennifer Inglett is a third year PhD student in the Department of International Affairs. A native of Athens, GA, she graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.A. in International Affairs and currently holds a research specialist position at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government....

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  • Tessman, Brock F.

    Associate Professor, Department of International Affairs

    Brock Tessman is Associate Professor of International Affairs, Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Global Issues (Globis), and Director of Graduate Programs in the Department of International Affairs at the University of Georgia. He earned his B.A. from Brown University, and his M.A....

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    Wiarda, Howard J.

    Dean Rusk Professor of International Relations

    Howard J. Wiarda is the Dean Rusk Professor of International Relations and Founding Head of the Department of International Affairs at the University of Georgia. He is also a Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and a Senior Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson...

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    Mudde, Cas

    Assistant Professor

    Cas Mudde was born in the Netherlands, where he gained his M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science at Leiden University, under the supervision of the late Peter Mair. He has held tenure-track at Central European University (Hungary), University of Edinburgh (UK), and the University of Antwerp (Belgium)....

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  • Justwan, Florian

    Major: International Relations

    After receiving a Master’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Regensburg in 2009, I moved to Athens in order to pursue a Ph.D. at the School of Public and International Affairs. Here, I teach classes on both International Relations and Comparative Politics and I conduct research on...

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Events

INTL Calendar
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Apr 28

Graduate school receipt deadline

5:00 pm

Final date for the receipt of the following by the Graduate School: Final Defense Approval Form (all doctoral, MS, MA, MHP, MLA) and corrected copy of thesis/dissertation.

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Apr 28

Classes End

Sponsor: University of Georgia

5:00 pm

Classes End

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Apr 29

Reading Day

8:00 am

Reading Day

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Apr 30

Final Exams

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Final Exams will take place from April 30 - May 6, 2014

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May 2

Deadline for May 2014 graduate students to complete submission requirements

5:00 pm

Final date for completing all requirements except submission of theses/dissertations (see earlier deadlines).

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May 7

Public Service & Outreach Awards Luncheon

12:00 pm

TBA

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May 9

2014 SPIA Convocation

The School of Public and International Affairs is pleased to host a convocation for its undergraduate students graduating in May. The Convocation will be on Friday, May 9th at 2 pm in the Volleyball Arena of Ramsey Center for Student Activities.

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May 9

Commencement

Sponsor: University of Georgia

7:00 pm

Sanford Stadium

2014 Commencement

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May 12

Summer 2014 Registration

Sponsor: University of Georgia

8:00 am

Summer 2014 registration

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May 12

Grades Due

Sponsor: University of Georgia

5:00 pm

Grades Due