School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA)

"I became interested in the geography program, especially the mapping and satellite imaging courses that related to my experience in Afghanistan."

-Jared Shank

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

Success Stories

A passion for counties, maps, highways and exploring has lead Wright State University senior Denis Barry Jr. to a career in geography.
Kathryn Chaney weaves together her passion for travel, work experiences and two degrees from Wright State to thrive at the Defense Institute of Security Cooperation Studies.

Department News

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Nonprofit Leadership Students to Orlando

What better way to spend winter break than a few days in Orlando, Florida!

Java for GIs

Veteran and Military Center kicks off coffee drive with a Veterans Voices event Nov. 13
The Veteran and Military Center is collaborating with the Dayton Area Red Cross to collect coffee to support veterans and active duty service members at the Dayton VA, Wright-Patt Medical Center and Wright State.
Denis Barry with poster photo

Student’s conference poster receives 1st place

Denis Barry, a senior Geography major, won first prize for his poster at the 2018 East Lakes Division of the American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting held at Ohio Northern University this past weekend. The honor came with a $100 cash prize.


Overview of SPIA

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

 

 


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