SPIA alumnus recognized with Humanitarian of the Year Award
SPIA alumnus recognized with Humanitarian of the Year Award

By Shelby Steuart UGA alumnus Bryan Schroeder is the executive director of Atlanta-based nonprofit, The Giving Kitchen, which was recently recognized with the James Beard Humanitarian of the Year Award.

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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 six new faculty members
SPIA welcomes six 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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SPIA Board of Visitors Profile: Gene Habiger
SPIA Board of Visitors Profile: Gene Habiger

General Gene Habiger has been an active member of the SPIA Board of Visitors since 2005, making him one of SPIA’s longest serving advisors to the dean. Habiger started his

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A Passion for International Affairs
A Passion for International Affairs

As Austin browsed the UGA bookstore for his business textbooks, he found himself wandering through the international affairs section. An hour later, after picking up multiple IA books and zero

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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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Managing Around the Globe
Managing Around the Globe

Ted Pestorius has spent his entire career working for the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). In his current position as Deputy Director, Management and Overseas Operations for the Center for

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Extending the MPA Program Beyond Borders
Extending the MPA Program Beyond Borders

SPIA recently created a new opportunity to increase the global reach of the Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree program. In 2017, the department of public administration and policy designed

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The Road to Rhodes
The Road to Rhodes

The Rhodes Scholarship was established by Cecil Rhodes upon his death in the early 1900s. Since then, 32 American students have been selected annually as Rhodes Scholars, earning themselves a

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Increasing the adolescent vaccination rate
Increasing the adolescent vaccination rate

By Shelby Steuart While vaccination rates are at or above 90% for most early childhood vaccines, adolescent and young adult rates remain low and varied. The Center for Disease Control

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