School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA)

"There are so many opportunities and resources...there are people here who genuinely want to help you, genuinely want you to succeed."

--Stephanie Patino-Garfias

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

Success Stories

Political science major Austin Leist wants to make a career out of having civil arguments as a lawyer and possibly a prosecuting attorney.
Overseeing the Gammon House is just one of many ways Dale Henry, a Wright State urban affairs graduate, gives back to the community.

School News

Wright State alumna Amy Riegel named executive director of state homeless coalition

Wright State political science graduate Amy Riegel works to end homelessness and promotes decent, safe, fair, affordable housing for all.

13 Wright State faculty, staff and alumni named to Dayton Business Journal Forty Under 40 list

The honorees include Amir Zadeh, associate professor of management information systems, and Brooke Johnson Leppla, associate director of alumni and donor marketing and communication.

Gary Schmidt of Coastal Carolina University named dean of College of Liberal Arts at Wright State

Gary Schmidt is the director of diversity, equity and inclusion and community engagement for the Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts at Coastal Carolina University.

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