SPIA Student Named 2024 Truman Scholar
SPIA Student Named 2024 Truman Scholar

By Stephanie Schupska Originally posted in UGA Today University of Georgia junior Alex Drahos was one of 60 undergraduates from across the nation to be selected as a 2024 Truman Scholar,

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2023 SPIA Teaching and Research Awards
2023 SPIA Teaching and Research Awards

This year, five individuals were awarded with the annual SPIA Teaching and Research Awards. These awards are presented by the school and acknowledge the hard work and commitment our faculty

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Sophy Macartney named Spring 2023 Scoville Fellow
Sophy Macartney named Spring 2023 Scoville Fellow

University of Georgia alumna Sophia “Sophy” Macartney (AB ’22) was named a spring 2023 Scoville Fellow. The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship was established in 1987 to recruit and train

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Murdie Receives 2023 Karl Deutsch Award
Murdie Receives 2023 Karl Deutsch Award

Dr. Amanda Murdie, Department Head of International Affairs and Georgia Athletic Association Professor of International Affairs, has been named the 2023 Karl Deutsch Award recipient by the International Studies Association.

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Dr. Justin Conrad Appointed to Savannah River National Lab
Dr. Justin Conrad Appointed to Savannah River National Lab

Dr. Justin Conrad, the Gary K. Bertsch Director of the Center for International Trade & Security (CITS) and Associate Professor of International Affairs at SPIA has received a joint appointment

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CITS Hosts Inaugural Comprehensive Border Management Academy
CITS Hosts Inaugural Comprehensive Border Management Academy

Border management tends to be siloed into specific areas of expertise, and countries tend to approach border security from a single-lens perspective. However, collaboration and communication are vital to successful

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Inaugural UGA Energy Outlook Recap
Inaugural UGA Energy Outlook Recap

Earlier this month, the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA), College of Engineering, and the Center for International Trade and Security (CITS) hosted the inaugural UGA

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SPIA student reflects on her experience amidst prestigious new internship
SPIA student reflects on her experience amidst prestigious new internship

By: Rachael Andrews Hannah Kelley, a graduate student in the Master of International Policy (MIP) program, has recently accepted a prestigious internship with the United States Department of Commerce. Hannah’s

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MIP students accepted into prestigious nuclear security program at top national laboratory
MIP students accepted into prestigious nuclear security program at top national laboratory

By: Rachael Andrews Two SPIA students in the Master of International Policy (MIP) program have been selected to attend the prestigious Nuclear Nonproliferation, Safeguards, and Security (NNSS) in the 21st

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New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Justin Conrad
New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Justin Conrad

SPIA is excited to introduce Justin Conrad! Justin Conrad, Gary K. Bertsch Director of the Center for International Trade and Security and Associate Professor of International Affairs, received his PhD

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