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Jun 16 2017 | Posted In: Students
In June 2017, Caroline Doyle earned her B.A. in International Relations, with a focus on the history of nuclear weapons. She chose this focus area, because she thinks it is a “fascinating and frighteningly relevant topic.” During her time at Stanford, Caroline was a paid Research Assistant at the...
Jun 16 2017 | Posted In: Students
Farhan Kathawala graduated on June 18 with a B.A. in Computer Science and a minor in Global Studies with a focus on Islamic studies. He chose to study these two subjects because he loved the creativity of being able to create his own software, and wanted to combine the resources of Stanford and his...
kirsten willer
Jun 16 2017 | Posted In: Students
Kirsten Willer chose to study International Relations (IR) because it was a great blend of history and African studies classes with economics and statistics. “I loved how interdisciplinary it was, and how I could really focus on anything,” she said. Kirsten will be receiving her B.A. this weekend,...
fulbright
Jun 15 2017 | Stanford News | Kathleen Sullivan | Posted In: Awards, Students
Eighteen Stanford students and alumni will pursue special projects next year with funding they received from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. They will travel to 11 countries, including Australia, Colombia, Mexico, Spain, Tajikistan and Zambia.
Jun 15 2017 | Posted In: Students
Jian Yang Lum chose to study International Relations with a focus on international security, the Middle East, and Central Asia, because he cares strongly about terrorism and war in today’s world. Lum, received his B.A. in 2017, also pursued a coterminal master’s degree in statistics in order to...
Juanjo Lucci
Jun 14 2017 | Posted In: Students
In June, Juanjo Lucci graduated with an M.A. in International Policy Studies (IPS) with a concentration in energy, environment and natural resources. Prior to Stanford, Juanjo worked at Argentina’s National Congress for the natural resources and international relations committees.
Sina Javidan-Nejad
Jun 14 2017 | Posted In: Students
Sina Javidan-Nejad graduated in 2017 with a B.A. in Political Science. Sina, who plans to work at Dropbox after graduation and eventually apply to law school, also completed a minor in global studies with a concentration on Iran.
Kate Gasparro
Jun 13 2017 | Posted In: Students
Kate Gasparro is a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow studying sustainable design and construction at Stanford. In June, Kate earned her M.A. in International Policy Studies (IPS), which she pursued simultaneously with a Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Kate was also...
May 26 2017 | Posted In: Research, Students
As a U.S. Army Foreign Area Officer, it’s difficult for Joel Beckner, M.A. candidate in Russian, East European, and Eurasian studies ‘17, to establish real relationships with Russians, outside of a professional context. That’s one of the reasons why Joel and fellow master’s student Katherine...
2017 EPIC Fellows
May 26 2017 | Posted In: Events
How is your problem solving or decision-making influenced by culture in this ever-globalizing world? This is a question that Susan Thomas, who teaches psychology at De Anza College, asked her students during the social behavior unit of general psychology. “Each of us has a unique perspective and...

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