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

Wright State alumnus Csongor Bajnoczki published research on the lack of diversity in governmental COVID-19 task forces.
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.

School News

Wright State University Foundation welcomes new trustees

Dave Deptula ’80 will serve as chair of the foundation's board
The Wright State University Foundation has appointed six new trustees to its board, effective July 1.

Governor DeWine to address students during Wright State University’s spring commencement ceremonies

Nearly 1,900 students are expected to graduate during Wright State’s spring commencement ceremonies in the Nutter Center on April 30 and May 1.

The changemakers

Wright State Alumni and community members are confronting racism and all of its manifestations
How we can learn from our Black alumni, faculty, staff, and students who are working to actively create change in their communities by fighting racism and injustice.

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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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