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Jun 11 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Awards, Students
The Bechtel International Center recently announced that 27 people with Stanford affiliations, including seniors, graduate students and alumni, have won grants to pursue special projects abroad next year with funding from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Three are international relations majors...
Mueni Ithau
Jun 10 2019 | Posted In: Students
“I am most proud of the work I have done through the Center for African Studies to foster community amongst the African community,” says public policy major Mueni Ithau, who graduates from Stanford this June.
Christine Logan
Jun 7 2019 | Posted In: Students
“I have long been interested in the rich cultures and histories of Latin America. Latin America holds an important place in the global community, and I wanted to gain the knowledge and tools to be able to understand this vibrant, diverse region,” says Christine Logan, who graduates in June with a...
HR Venkatesh
Jun 6 2019 | Global Perspectives Blog | Posted In: Global Perspectives Blog
H R Venkatesh is an Indian journalist who came to Stanford in 2018 through the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowship. As a JSK fellow, he is researching how news organizations can collaborate to fight disinformation, bias, and polarization in communities in South Asia. Below, he participated in an...
Katherine Irajpanah
Jun 5 2019
"My favorite course was International Security in a Changing World. It was eye-opening to learn about the variety of pressing security challenges we face today and encouraged me to engage with policy debates, in addition to academic ones,” says Katherine Irajpanah, who graduates this June with a B....
C. Ryan Perkins
Jun 3 2019 | David A. Jordan, Stanford Libraries | Posted In: Staff
C. Ryan Perkins accepted his appointment as Stanford’s first South Asian Studies Librarian in the autumn quarter of 2015.  At that time, there was a broad university-led effort to expand South Asia-related scholarship, teaching, and research across campus. In this interview, Ryan gives an account...
Grace Ansah
Jun 3 2019 | Posted In: Students
Grace Ansah graduates this year with a B.S. in chemical engineering and a minor in global studies, with a specialization in African studies. “I was interested in working on a wide range of issues in Ghana—energy, agriculture, and food security—and I believed that chemical engineering would give me...
Jake Zawlacki
May 31 2019 | Posted In: Students
One of Jake Zawlacki’s favorite memories from his time at Stanford was attending a lecture on film theory by P. Adams Sitney, a leading historian of avant-garde cinema. “His self-awareness and light-hearted tone took a dense subject and made it engaging and fun,” Jake says.
Valparaiso, Chile
May 29 2019 | Posted In: Students
Raveen Kumarasinghe graduates this spring with a B.A. in international relations and a minor in modern languages. His interest in international relations stems from a lifelong passion for learning foreign languages, and as a Stanford student, he has traveled to every corner of the world to study,...
Madelaine Graber
May 23 2019 | Posted In: Students
Madelaine Graber graduates in June with a master’s degree in Russian, East European and Eurasian studies. She chose the program for its flexible, interdisciplinary nature, which allowed her to gain exposure to several fields of study.