Coronavirus Update

Classes will be held remotely for the remainder of the spring semester, and all official university events and student activities are suspended until further notice. While the Dayton and Lake campuses remain open, access to campus is restricted to personnel who have been identified as essential. Read more.

School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA)

“I chose Wright State’s MPA program because of its emphasis on strengthening our local community through practical, hands-on, experiential learning. Within one year of graduation, I became the leader of a local nonprofit agency.”

--Paula Crosby '12

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

Success Stories

Nathan Bubash, who is pursuing a master of public administration at Wright State, turned an internship with a transportation company into a full-time job.
Crystal Whetstone, who earned degrees in political science and international and comparative politics at Wright State, researches women’s participation in politics.

School News

Weekly online Faculty Senate lecture series launches with a talk on the coronavirus

The weekly SiP (Shelter in Place) Lecture Series will feature talks on timely topics by Wright State faculty experts.

On the map

Wright State faculty member Daniel Warshawsky honored with prestigious national geography award
Daniel Warshawsky, associate professor of geography in the School of Public and International Affairs, received the 2020 Helen Ruth Aspaas SAGE Innovator Award.

Student advocate

Ivan Mallett ran for president of the Student Government Association with high hopes for what he and his team could accomplish.

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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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