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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SPIA alumnae Taylor Martin and Amber Morgan among 12 Horizons Scholarship recipients
SPIA alumnae Taylor Martin and Amber Morgan among 12 Horizons Scholarship recipients

ARLINGTON, VA – Twelve women from around the country will share in more than $126,000 for their academic pursuits as the Women In Defense Horizons Scholarship class of 2019-20, the

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SPIA welcomes seven new faculty members
SPIA welcomes seven new faculty members

Molly Berkemeier PhD, Texas A&M University Assistant Professor of International Affairs International Relations/Nuclear Non-proliferation Roberto Felix Carlos PhD, University of Chicago Assistant Professor of Political Science Political Behavior/Identity Politics/Public Opinion/Immigration

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Securing our Future
Securing our Future

Upon earning one of the highly sought-after Fulbright scholarships, Valeriia Lozova came to the United States as an international student  from Ukraine. Valeriia earned a bachelor’s degree in international relations

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How to help public officials avoid creating monsters
How to help public officials avoid creating monsters

By: Shelby Steuart What does Godzilla have to do with predicting how close we are to nuclear war? According to Dr. Jeff Berejikian, who recently presented on this topic at

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