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

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.
Brianna Maschinot works at St. Vincent de Paul and interned with two local governments.

School News

Learn about Wright State’s Master of Public Administration at virtual open house

The M.P.A. virtual open house on July 21 will connect prospective students with professors and alumni who will answer questions about the program and discuss career options.

Wright State faculty, staff and alumni named to annual Forty Under 40 list

Winners with Wright State connections include a marketing faculty member, a staff member who runs her own community organization and 10 alumni.

Stepping up

Wright State student Rachael Mckinney helping women of Colombia with Footprints With Hope
Through her foundation Footprints With Hope, Rachael Mckinney has helped women in Colombia develop skills that foster independence.

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Overview of SPIA

Learn about SPIA's academic programs, opportunities for students in and outside of the classroom, and more.

 

 


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