We are one of the largest majors on campus, with course offerings that span the globe. Our faculty members are active researchers who, through their teaching, seek to develop students who are critical thinkers and effective writers. Our majors go on to work in government, business, law, policy, and non-profits, both here and abroad.
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Department of Politics and International Affairs
Wake Forest University
Kirby Hall 314A
P.O. Box 7568, Winston-Salem, NC 27109
Phone: (336) 758.5449 | FAX: (336) 758.6104 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jacqueline Sutherland was interviewed in her role as a counter terrorism expert. After graduating with a major in Politics and International Affairs from Wake Forest University in 2014, she received a Master’s Degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2015. She currently works as a Research Fellow for the Combating Terrorism Working Group of the London-based Asia-Pacific Foundation. The interview can be found on CTV News.
Senior Bennett Clifford conducted research in Georgia in summer 2015. The research was supported by a Richter Scholarship and the findings have been published by the Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies as part of its Expert Opinion Series. Congratulations Ben!
Bennett Clifford. Reassessment of Geostrategic Threats From the North Caucasus for the Republic of Georgia’s Foreign Policy. Expert Opinion No. 46. GFSIS. 2015. 28 p.
Interested in receiving Political Science credit while studying abroad next summer?
Dr. Harriger will offer a course Comparative Politics/Law at the Flow House in Vienna. For more information please click here.
Dr. Welsh will offer a course Politics and Literature as part of the Eurotour. For more information please click here.