School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA)

"I apply what I studied in my master's program to train members of the US military on the history, culture, politics, and religion of the region where they are assigned."

--Joshua Cummins '12

Inspiring students to analyze, influence, and solve pressing societal concerns

Success Stories

A new book by Caress Schenk, who earned a master’s degree in international and comparative politics from Wright State, examines the strategic uses of migration management in Russia.
Whitney Tyler is an Honors student at Wright State, has a prestigious Newman Fellowship and is a student democracy fellow for the Campus Vote Project.

School News

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Wright State alumnus Tom Thompson founds a nonprofit to help the immigrant community with critical needs
Wright State M.P.A. grad Tom Thompson has served in the Air Force, in municipal government, in law enforcement and operates a nonprofit that serves the region’s immigrant community.

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Wright State study sheds light on political parties’ use of websites and social media
Researchers hope their findings will encourage local political parties to evaluate their online presence and make positive changes.

Wright State faculty member Daniel Warshawsky says Nobel Prize validates work of World Food Programme

Warshawsky said the pandemic has resulted in the rise in global poverty and food insecurity.

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Overview of SPIA

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