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

Top research stories in 2020

From a new MRI scanner to access to a unique 3D laser printer to imaging and treating ovarian cancer, Wright State faculty and students pursued important research endeavors in 2020.

Human interest

Wright State political science alumnus Neal Duiker balances Air Force mega-contracting with serving the homeless
Neal Duiker, a 2003 political science graduate of Wright State, works with the homeless, manages Air Force contracts, is an Iraq war veteran and former AmeriCorps VISTA employee.

At your service

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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Overview of SPIA

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

 

 


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