The Center for International Trade and Security (CITS) at the University of Georgia conducts a variety of activities aimed at preventing the spread of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) and promoting nuclear security and safety.  Many of these activities assist international partners in improving their ability to manage strategic trade. Participants in CITS-led programs are better equipped to comply with international security standards and prevent the proliferation of security risks throughout their regions and the world. CITS continues to create and administer innovative programs in the United States and overseas, working with the generous support of governments agencies, foundations, and affiliated institutions of higher education.

The University of Georgia is the birthplace of public higher education in America. As a proud member of the UGA community, CITS seeks to carry on that tradition of imparting vital knowledge to a broad range of key audiences in a manner that is efficient, accessible, and cost-effective.

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SPIA researcher calls attention to discrepancies in service animal policies
SPIA researcher calls attention to discrepancies in service animal policies

By: Rachael Andrews In her recent article for the Disability and Health Journal, Dr. Emily Zier (PhD, ‘19) investigates the inconsistencies between federal and state policies concerning service animals in

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Podcast host and lawyer Katie Barlow reflects on her time in SPIA
Podcast host and lawyer Katie Barlow reflects on her time in SPIA

By: Rachael Andrews SPIA alumna Katie Barlow (BA ‘11) graduated from UGA with a double major in political science and broadcast journalism. After completing a law degree at Georgetown University

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SPIA remains top public affairs graduate school
SPIA remains top public affairs graduate school

The School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) at the University of Georgia ranks among the top-tier Public Affairs Graduate Schools according to U.S. News and World Report. In the

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