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Gordon H. Chang
Mar 22 2019 | Eric Van Danen, Stanford News | Posted In: Announcements, Faculty
Chang, who will assume his new role April 1, succeeds Sarah Church, who joined the Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning in January 2019. Stanford History Professor Gordon H. Chang will become the senior associate vice provost for undergraduate education on April 1. Harry J. Elam Jr...
Jason Rezaian and Brett McGurk
Mar 21 2019 | Ari Chasnoff, Stanford FSI | Posted In: Events
Jason Rezaian came to campus to discuss his new book, Prisoner: My 544 Days in an Iranian Prison, with Brett McGurk, the former special presidential envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, at an event sponsored by Stanford’s Iranian Studies Program and the Center for International Security...
Rand Duarte stands in General H.R. McMaster's office.
Mar 18 2019 | International Relations | Posted In: Students
Rand Duarte is an international relations major who will graduate in June 2019. In this spotlight story, she shares how her experience growing up in a military family inspired her interest in global affairs.  My family is from Texas, but I grew up mainly in southern Maryland, where my dad, a Naval...
Mar 14 2019 | Gary Mukai, Stanford SPICE | Posted In: Events
On January 18, Stanford Global Studies and the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE) hosted a book talk by Professor Michael McFaul. McFaul served for five years in the Obama administration, first as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Russian...
Jeremy Weinstein
Mar 12 2019 | Melissa De Witte, Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty
Stanford political scientist Jeremy Weinstein discusses why it is important to cultivate a new generation of tech-savvy students who can anticipate the ethical, legal, policy, and societal implications of technology.
 2019 Knight-Hennessy Scholars
Mar 8 2019 | Kathleen J. Sullivan, Stanford News | Posted In: Students
The 2019 cohort of Knight-Hennessy Scholars includes a senior majoring in chemistry; a coterminal student studying biology, economics and computer science; and three alumni from the classes of 2015, 2017 and 2018. The 2019 cohort of Knight-Hennessy Scholars includes five people with Stanford...
Priya Satia
Mar 8 2019 | Alex Shashkevich, Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty
Historian Priya Satia discusses the history of the 1947 partition of India and how that is at the root of today’s continuing tensions between Pakistan and India. Satia is an affiliate of the Center for South Asia.  A recent escalation in tensions between India and Pakistan has put a spotlight on...
Mar 6 2019 | Isabel Vasquez, Handa Center | Posted In: Events
David Morales, director of strategic litigation for Cristosal, an NGO working to advance human rights in Central America, spoke to a Stanford audience about his work on the El Mozote case in El Salvador. El Mozote was the site of the largest massacre of civilians during the country’s civil war,...
Mar 4 2019 | Stefanie Pietkiewicz, Stanford Global Studies | Posted In: Announcements, Events
Faculty affiliated with two Global Studies centers gave micro-lectures during Stanford Family Weekend, which took place February 22 and 23, 2019. This annual event provides families with a glimpse of their undergraduate student's life at Stanford. Read about the lectures below.
Nandita Das
Feb 25 2019 | Stefanie Pietkiewicz, Stanford Global Studies | Posted In: Events
Nandita Das is an Indian actor and director who has appeared in more than 40 feature films.