Global MA Spotlight: Kelsey Wheatley

Every so often, the College of Arts and Sciences highlights one of its Global MA students from International Relations. Kelsey Wheatley, originally from Easton, Maryland, joined the Global MA program to further her education after completing an internship at the U.S. Department of State.  She enjoys the challenges of working in diplomacy and thinking critically…

Global MA Spotlight: Matthew Roddy

Every so often, the College of Arts and Sciences highlights one of its Global MA students from International Relations. Matthew Roddy, originally from New Athens, Illinois, studied abroad during his undergraduate degree and discovered that he had a true passion for meeting new people and experiencing different cultures. As a graduate student, he chose to…

Global MA Spotlight: Nathan Webb

Every so often, the College of Arts and Sciences highlights one of its Global MA students from International Relations. Nathan Webb, who is originally from Waco, Texas, has always held an interest in international relations.  However,  recent world events such as the Syrian conflict and the resulting refugee crisis turned what was once a hobby…

Global MA Spotlight: Samantha Hernandez

Every so often, the College of Arts & Sciences highlights one of its Global MA students from International Relations. Samantha Hernandez is originally from the Bronx, NY, USA and is of Honduran descent. She became interested in international relations during her undergraduate years, when she took a course focused on diversity and politics. Her interest continued to grow after she…

Fourteen Days in the “Land of a Thousand Hills”

Rwanda is a landlocked East African country whose green, mountainous landscape has earned it the nickname “Land of a Thousand Hills.” This summer, a group of nine undergraduate students and two professors from The Institute for Human Rights & Humanitarian Studies at Webster University traveled to the country as part of a hybrid area studies course. The two-week trip…

Webster Athens Participates in the 1st Annual Iraqi-European Business & Investment Forum

Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susie Michailidou, Admissions Director and HPIR Instructor Antonia Dimou, and Head of HPIR John Nomikos participated in the first “Annual Iraqi – European Business & Investment Forum”  on April 21, 2016, in Athens, Greece, with the support of the Arab-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, the Annual Iraqi-European Business and Investment Forum. The Forum emphasized…