Program Director

Sunder Ramaswamy

Distinguished College Professor of International Economics, Director of International and Global Studies

Robert A. Jones House 113
Office Hours:
Tuesdays and Fridays 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Fridays; or by appointment.

Track Directors

The Program in International and Global Studies draws faculty from departments and programs across the College. Below you will find the current track director of each of the 11 areas of specialization that make the international and global studies major.

Kemi George

Associate Professor of Political Science

Global Environmental Change, Global Gender & Sexuality Studies

Robert A. Jones B03A
Office Hours:
Monday 1:40 – 3:00 RAJ B03A, Friday 9:00 – 10:15 RAJ B03A, Monday and Wednesday 12:40 – 1:40 Atwater Dining Room (by appt.), Tuesday and Friday 12:15 – 1:15 Proctor Dining Room (by appt.)

Mario Higa

Professor of Luso-Hispanic Studies

Latin American Studies

Voter Hall 203
Office Hours:
Mon/Wed/Fri: 10:45-11:45 AM

Rebecca Mitchell

Associate Professor of History

European Studies, Russian & East European Studies

Axinn Center 239
Office Hours:
Fall 2024: Overseas on research leave. To arrange office hours (via Zoom), please email me - expect brief delays in my responses.

Elizabeth Morrison

Professor of Religion

East Asian Studies

Munroe Hall 210
Office Hours:
Spring Term: Tuesdays 10-11:30am (schedule with, Fridays 1:30-3pm (drop-in), and by appointment.

Cynthia Packert

Christian A. Johnson Professor of History of Art

South Asian Studies

Mahaney Arts Center 123
Office Hours:
Spring Term 2024- Tuesday & Thursday 2:15 p.m.- 4:15 p.m., and by appointment

Michael Sheridan

Professor of Anthropology

African Studies, Middle East & North African Studies

Munroe Hall 105
Office Hours:
Spring Term: Mondays and Wednesdays 9:30-11am

Sarah Stroup

Director, KWD Collaborative in Conflict Transformation, Professor of Political Science

Global Migration and Diaspora Studies

Munroe Hall 313
Office Hours:
Monday 2:00 - 4:00 in Marbleworks 203 (152 Maple Street). Sign up at go/stroupOH

Steve Viner

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Global Security Studies

Twilight Hall 303B
Office Hours:
S24: Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:30-2:00 or by appointment.

Faculty Advisors

There are numerous courses that count toward the IGST major. Beyond the track directors, many faculty are willing to serve as advisors for IGST students or support our majors in other ways.

Master IGST Faculty Advisor List

Program Coordinator

Heidi Sullivan

Academic Coordinator: IGS, IP&E, Food Studies

Monroe Hall 118
Office Hours:
7:30 - 3:45, remote Wednesdays and Fridays


Nadia Horning

Professor of International and Global Studies

Robert A. Jones '59 House, 118
Office Hours:
Tuesday 12:45 - 2:15, Friday 10:30 - 2:00 in RAJ 118 or via zoom by appt.

Amit Prakash

Vis. Assistant Professor of Global Studies; Dir. of RGF Program

Office Hours:
Mondays, 9:30am – 12:30pm

Jay Shapiro

GSIPM Adjunct Faculty - 2

Office Hours:
Wilson Café - Mondays 1:15 to 2:45 and Tuesdays 4:00-5:30