Congratulations to the graduating class of 2024!

SPIA students were honored along with over 500 others at the Graduate School Commencement on May 3rd. Prior to the Hooding Ceremony, students, faculty, family, and friends gathered on the mall for a toast recognizing the graduates. Here are photos from the toast and ceremony (courtesy Deanna Martin).

Pictured (left to right):
Front row: Tyler-Ann Harris, Vitaliia Tomakhiv, Alan Chang, CAPT Jim Settele. Middle row: Guzalya Zakhirova, Ashley Brown, Charity Zimmerman, Ann Godwin. Back row: Dr. Kristin Vekasi, Eric Baah, Winnifred Joseph, Bode Ojugbele, Dr. Nick Micinski.

A group photo of faculty and students standing in front of a building
Photo credit: Deanna Martin

WELCOME to the School of Policy & International Affairs (SPIA) website! The Master of Arts in Global Policy program provides students with the analytical tools and professional skills necessary to deal with some of the most pressing global challenges. SPIA offers an interdisciplinary curriculum, consisting of a wide array of thematic and geographical courses, which allows students to cultivate an independent approach to political, social, economic, and environmental issues from varying perspectives. Students may choose a concentration in either Environmental Policy, Security and Foreign Policy, Trade and Commerce, or Climate Policy. We invite you to explore our website to learn more about the School and the activities of its students and faculty.  For more information, please feel free to contact us.