10 posts tagged

MA in International Studies Program

  

Experiential Learning at the Mexico/US Border

June 24, 2022 by | News

Students of the MA in International Studies (MAIS) program had the opportunity to visit the Mexico-United States port of entry between San Ysidro and Tijuana, referred to as the “world’s busiest border crossing.” The trip was also the culminating project in Dr. Nancy Rios-Contreras’s MAIS Refugees and Migration course, which covered topics relevant to asylum,

Censorship and  Disinformation, the U.S. vs. China

May 11, 2022 by | News

The MA in International Studies Program (MAIS) was honored to have Dr. Teng Biao deliver his lecture, “Confronting Disinformation and Censorship: Lessons from China and the US” as part of the program’s newly launched Scholars-at-Risk lecture series. Like its namesake organization, the Scholars-at-Risk lecture series gives space and advocacy to academics, writers, artists, and other

Empowering Underserved Children in Cairo

September 22, 2021 by David Krausman | News

Azza Mahmoud (MA International Studies) recently completed an internship with the Janat al-Kholoud Charitable organization based out of Cairo, Egypt. The Voice of Wilkinson sat down with Mahmoud to discuss her internship experience. Voice of Wilkinson: Tell us about the Janat al-Kholoud. How did you first hear about this organization? What drew you to the

From Our Eyes Sixtine Foucaut’s Internship Experience with Backyard Bees

April 29, 2021 by Sixtine Foucaut | Wilkinson College

My name is Sixtine Foucaut, and I’m a senior with a double major in Communication Studies and Spanish, and a minor in Environmental Studies. I’m also in Chapman’s Accelerated Graduate Program pursuing a Masters in International Studies. Since this is my last semester as an undergraduate student, I spent some time this summer looking for

The Venezuelan Humanitarian Crisis in Virtual Reality Graduate Student Juan Bustillo Interns with Plan País

April 23, 2020 by | Wilkinson College

During the summer of 2019, International Studies graduate student Juan Bustillo spent a month in Washington, DC, interning with the Venezuelan NGO, Plan País. Bustillo worked on a virtual reality (VR) 360° documentary short called Walking for Freedom: A Venezuelan Story in partnership with the Global Shapers and Mycrom Films.  The project, which was showcased

People on the Move An Exploration of Global Displacement and the Refugee Crisis (video from the conference)

April 10, 2018 by | News

The past decade has seen an upturn in global complex humanitarian emergencies. Armed conflict, authoritarian governance, human rights violations, natural disasters, and environmental deterioration have spiraled into complicated panoramas of widespread human suffering and displacement. On Monday, April 9, Wilkinson College and the Master of Arts in International Studies (MAIS) Program hosted a conference at

MAIS Students Present Their Research

May 8, 2014 by | News

On Wednesday, May 7, 2014, the fourth graduating cohort of the M.A. International Studies program presented their thesis research at the program’s State of Global Affairs Mini Conference. Four panels included topics on issues related to women’s rights; democracy, inclusiveness, and hegemony; social mobilization; and NGOs and Development. Immediately following the mini-conference, the students celebrated

The James L. Doti Outstanding Graduate Award Goes To …

April 29, 2014 by | News

The Office of the Chancellor announced the winners of the 2014 James L. Doti Outstanding Graduated Award last week and we are pleased to tell you one of Wilkinson ‘s own, Mr. Thomas Cottam ( Master of International Studies (’14) with particular interests in national security and U.S.-China relations) is one of the lucky recipients.

Russian Ukraine and the Importance of Crimea: March 18

March 14, 2014 by | News

Sigma Iota Rho, the honor society for international studies , is holding a panel discussion regarding Russia, Ukraine, and the importance of Crimea on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 and you are invited to attend in Argyros Forum at 5:30 p.m. Speaking at the event will be Alan Ellis, President of the Portland-Khabarovsk Sister City Association

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