The Center for the Study of Global Issues (GLOBIS) at The University of Georgia provides research, education, engagement, and outreach on issues of global concern, particularly in the areas of human rights and global public affairs education. We work with partners around the world to produce cutting-edge human rights research and engage in programs that communicate the best of global studies scholarship to the university, local, state, national, and international communities.

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NEW FACULTY FRIDAY: Q&A WITH DR. SPERLING
NEW FACULTY FRIDAY: Q&A WITH DR. SPERLING

Meet one of our new faculty members, Dr. Eli Sperling, joining us as an Israel Institute Teaching Fellow. What attracted you to UGA? Engaged students, endless faculty resources and wonderful colleagues

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Is it Better to Donate Time or Money? – Charity Calculator
Is it Better to Donate Time or Money? – Charity Calculator

View original post on WalletHub.com »  Rebecca Nesbit Ph.D. – Associate Professor of Nonprofit Management, Department of Public Administration and Policy – University of Georgia Where should people look for

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SPIA Professor One of First to Research COVID-19
SPIA Professor One of First to Research COVID-19

In the years since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold of the world in early 2020, thousands of studies have been conducted on topics ranging from misinformation to work-life balance. One

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2017 Networking Night

On April 21, 2017, the third annual SPIA Networking Night was hosted at the Holiday Inn in Athens, GA. There were over 250 alumni, faculty, students, and organizations in attendance.

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SPIA DC Reception & Program

On November 16, 2016, the School of Public and International Affairs hosted its annual reception and program for alumni and friends in Washington DC. The event’s program featured a post-election

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This is our spring at UGA

Spring arrives early here at UGA. We start wear sandals in January, shorts and t-shirts in February and you can catch us walking barefoot through the grass on North Campus

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It’s pretty quiet here… except on Saturdays

Some would say that fall is the best time of year at UGA. And they’d be 30% right. Spring and summer are great, too. Maybe it’s the smell of coffee

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GLOBIS Study Abroad Programs

Get an inside look at our programs in China, Ireland/Northern Ireland, England, Scotland, South Africa, and Italy!

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