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Alumni Spotlight

International Studies students leave our program equipped with the interdisciplinary approach, critical thinking skills, and international perspectives necessary to address real world challenges. Through the following profiles we would like to introduce you to some of our many extraordinary alumnae and alumni.


  • Kelly Gosa

    Kelly Gosa

    Program: INT Master's Program
    Year of Graduation: 2013
    Thesis focus & research interests: US-Libya relations, Middle East and North Africa, International Relations Theory, nationalism​

  • Annie Schmidt

    Annie Schmidt

    Program: INT Undergraduate
    Year of graduation: 2011
    Concentration: Forced Migration​

  • Laura Jung

    Laura Jung

    Program: INT Master's Program
    Year of graduation: 2011
    Thesis Focus: Afro-Indigenous Resistance to Development-led Dispossession​

  • Casey Conger

    Casey Conger

    Program: INT Undergraduate
    Year of graduation: 2010
    Concentration: Social Theory and Movements​

  • Pierre Kattar

    Pierre Kattar

    Program: INT Undergraduate with minors in French and Philosophy
    Year of graduation: 1998
    Concentration: Space, Power, Gender and Identity​

  • Daniel Parra Álvarez

    Daniel Parra Álvarez

    Program: INT Undergraduate
    Year of graduation: 2008
    Concentration: International Business​

  • Catherine Drake

    Catherine Drake

    Program: INT Master's Program
    Year of Graduation: 2018
    Thesis Focus: Facebook as a Contemporary Public Sphere