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

After completing her studies in neuroscience, Abagail Chumley decided to explore a completely different world — political science and government.
Ariana Bush was accepted into Wright State’s Dance Program after two years of singing lessons, intensive ballet classes, community theatre and College Credit Plus classes.

School News

Where are they now? Model U.N.

Former Model U.N. members reflect on their experience and how it shaped who they are today
We tracked down former members of one of Wright State’s most prestigious and award-winning legacies to reflect on their experience and how it has shaped who they are today.

Alumnus Bryan Bucklew appointed Wright State national trustee

Bryan Bucklew, a political science graduate of Wright State, is president and CEO of the Hospital Council of Northern and Central California.
911 Panel Poster

Reflecting on the 20th Anniversary of the Attacks of 9/11

Wright State University’s School of Public and International Affairs and the Dayton Council on World Affairs are presenting a panel reflecting on the 20th anniversary of the attacks of 9/11.

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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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