The overarching purpose of the School of Public and International Affairs is to fuse research with teaching. In the process, through internships and other experiential learning, we are preparing the next generation of problem solvers.
State Department Taps Security Policies Expert for Jefferson Fellowship
The U.S. Department of State recently named political scientist and Science, Technology and Society program director Kathleen Vogel to its 12th class of Jefferson Science Fellows, a group of scholars who serve one-year assignments as science advisers on foreign policy issues. Vogel studies the production of knowledge on technical security policy issues, such as bioweapons, and how that process affects assessments and policy decisions.
Alum Makes His Mark in Sports, Fashion and Pop Culture Branding
During his days as a student at NC State, Patrick Joyce (Poli Sci '98) spent hours under the guidance of track coach Rollie Geiger, learning lessons on running, leadership and life. He continues to apply those lessons as director of licensing and brand development for IMG, which represents some of the world’s biggest sports figures, fashion icons, companies and events.
Outstanding Student Builds Impressive Resume, Here and Abroad
Andriy Shymonyak is an accomplished NC State political science and history double major. The Park Scholar and University Honors Program member has earned several awards and scholarships – including being named a finalist for the prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship. Through his deep exploration of Ukrainian politics, history, and how they relate to eastern and central Europe, he has also built an impressive resume as an undergraduate, both here and abroad.
Two Fulbright Faculty Land in Slovak Republic
Two Humanities and Social Sciences faculty members received Fulbright scholar awards to teach and study in Slovakia. Heidi Hobbs (Political Science) is at the University of Economics in Bratislava, developing curricula for a specialized certificate program and teaching a short course on American Society in Global Perspectives. Sixty miles away, Bob Kochersberger (English) is teaching journalism at the University of Constantine the Philosopher.
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Oct 20, 2016
NC State Hosts the Southeastern Conference for Public Administration 2016
On October 13-16, 2016, NC State University hosted the Southeastern Conference for Public Administration 2016 (SECoPA) at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel in Raleigh, NC. The theme of this conference was […]
Oct 7, 2016
Political Science Professor Researches Russia and Globalization
Dr. Lada V. Kochtcheeva, a political science associate professor, met with 12 faculty members to discuss her research about Russia and globalization after conducting interviews in Moscow, Russia.
Sep 29, 2016
MIS Students Explore Washington, D.C.
A group of nine students in the Master of International Studies program visited Washington, D.C. to meet with representatives from various intelligence agencies. The trip was funded through the Intelligence Community Centers for Academic Excellence (IC-CAE) grant.