Graduate International Studies Courses
This foundational seminar provides an interdisciplinary survey of major approaches, theories, issues, debates, and methodological tools in the field of International Studies.
This seminar examines the majors events, actors, and global processes of the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries with emphasis on political and diplomatic history.
A seminar that examines the major issues and controversies in international human rights, including their history and development, cultural and ideological distinctions; their role in international law, international relations theory, and foreign policy; their relevance to governmental and non-governmental institutions; and their relationship to the causes and consequences of terrorism.
This seminar explores the phenomenon of globalization, its impact on economic development and environmental resources, and transnational resistance movements.
This seminar explores the political, economic, social and environmental factors associated with transnational conflicts and assesses different approaches to conflict resolution.
Each student completes a course in a specified world region of interest: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, or the Middle East.
Students receive guidance and supervision in completing their own research projects. In the final semester of the program, students present their research to faculty members.