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Stanford student conducts research on India’s 181 helpline for women

With co-sponsorship by the Center for South Asia and the WSD Handa Center for Human Rights & International Justice, Stanford student Japsimran Kaur, ’18, spent her summer working with a team of Stanford researchers in Gujarat, India.

Stanford Global Studies colleagues Sangeeta Mediratta, Associate Director, Center for South Asia, and Meredith Miller Vostrejs, Program Manager, WSD Handa Center for Human Rights & International Justice, sat down for a Q&A with Japsimran to reflect on her summer experience.

IR alumna named 2018 Schwarzman Scholar

Claire Colberg, who earned her bachelor's degree in international relations in 2014, is one of two Stanford alumni and three seniors to win 2018 Schwarzman Scholarships for graduate study at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

They are among the 142 scholars from 39 countries who were named 2019 Schwarzman Scholars, which accepted its first class in 2016. The new class will begin master’s degree studies in August 2018.

Engineering a Better Future for Women

Hemangini Raina, Global Studies Minor student, talks to Stanford Magazine about rediscovering her Indian roots and changing her mind about moving back to the Middle East.

A Canadian citizen, Hemangini Raina was born in Oman, spent half her youth in Bahrain and now returns to the United Arab Emirates to see her parents, who are Indian. So maybe it’s not surprising that she sometimes slips and calls Stanford home.

Stanford Undergrads Examine U.S. Intelligence Agencies with Amy Zegart

Two Stanford students worked with Amy Zegart, a national security and intelligence expert, this past summer examining U.S. intelligence agencies. Their work will be included in Zegart’s upcoming book.

Stanford undergraduates Katherine Irajpanah and Tien Vo spent the past few months collaborating with one of the nation’s leading experts on national security, intelligence and foreign policy, researching spy fiction and congressional intelligence committees.

Stanford Student Publishes Sports Articles in Korean Newspaper via the Global Studies Internship Program

As part of his internship this summer at The Korea Herald, a daily English-language newspaper published in Seoul, South Korea, Alex Park is gaining first-hand experience in the field of journalism. A history major entering his senior year, Alex has written more than 20 articles for the paper this summer so far, mainly focusing on Korean baseball players and the Korean Baseball League (KBO).

Student Spotlight: Amartya Das '17

Amartya Das graduated on Sunday with a bachelor’s degree in Mathematical and Computational Science and a minor in Global Studies with a focus on South Asian studies.

"I've loved the breadth of classes I've been able to take even within my concentration," he said. "My electives included a Bollywood film class & a class about the history of yoga."

Amartya’s capstone research through the global studies minor focused on the negative influence of politics in the higher education system in India and how that may be remedied.


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