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5 graduate programs to kickstart your international affairs career

If you’re interested in global issues relating to security, economy and business, development, or environmental policy, a master’s in International Relations may be just the thing for you.

5 great universities where you can do a master's degree in International Relations

International Relations are on everybody’s mind given the current state of affairs. If you’re thinking about a career in the field a degree from any of these universities will give you a headstart.

Political science research on the economics of jihad

July 15, 2020 |
Dr. Aisha Ahmad is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto Scarborough, the Director of the Islam and Global Affairs Initiative at the Munk School of Global Affairs, and a Senior Fellow at Massey College. In her book “Jihad & Co.: Black Markets and Islamist Power”, published last month by Oxford University Press, she argues that jihadists rise to power by exploiting local economies. But how does one interview smugglers, merchants, and extremists for one’s research in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, Mali, and Lebanon? Dr. Ahmad discusses how she did her field work, and shares some advice for students who are interested in doing political science research. She has worked on projects funded by the Norwegian Research Council and the Connaught New Researcher Award.

'Don't restrict yourself to a single field of study'

Strategic communications expert Alana Mann has some solid advice for international students who want to study public relations in Australia

"We were grateful to have him back"- A parent talks about the impact of COVID19

What is it like to be a parent waiting for your child to return home as a disease sweeps across the globe, closing borders and flooding hospitals? Here is a first-person account.

How Education Took Filipina Raised in Slums to President of US University

Dr Astrid S Tuminez drives Utah Valley University’s dual mission as both a university and community college where 77% of the students work.

Write an essay and get a chance to win a trip to New York

The deadline for the fourth ‘Many Languages, One World’ essay competition, organized by ELS Educational Services and United Nations Academic Impact, is March 31

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