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Karin Long — BA 2011

Karin Long, in her own words: “After I graduated, I spent a few years teaching English to elementary and middle school aged kids in Thailand. I taught in Phatthalung, a province near the Thai-Malaysian border. It was a very rural area and it was difficult, but inspiring work! I got married ...

Betsy Katz – BA 2014

Betsy Katz, in her own words: “I graduated with my BA in International Studies with focuses on International Relations and Diplomacy, Global Health and Development and Latin America in Spring 2014. After UO I worked in a community health clinic (FQHC) in Portland, OR working to engage ...

Lindsey Foltz – MA, 2011

After graduating from the International Studies MA program in 2011, Lindsey Foltz worked for four years at the City of Eugene as an Equity and Human Rights Analyst and a Community Programs Analyst which included Fair Housing work.  She is now a first year PhD student at the UO exploring ...

INTL MA Student Featured in CLLAS Notes

An article by International Studies MA student, Brenda Garcia Millan, is featured in the latest edition of CLLAS Notes (Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies). “Contemporary Displacement Patterns and Responses: Haitians at the U.S.-Mexico Border” is a reflection on Garcia ...

INTL Alumna Hannah Steinkopf-Frank featured in CAScade

Hannah Steinkopf-Frank graduated from the Clark Honors College in June with degrees in international studies and journalism and a minor in African studies. Her honors thesis, “La Sape: Tracing the History and Future of the Congos’ Well-Dressed Men,” documented and analyzed the ...

Prevention Bridges

Thanks to the George and Conni Slape Fellowship, Joze Moreno Pelayo was able to take part in a bilingual project in the areas of Stavropol and Arkhys in the Caucasus region of Russia. He writes, “The purpose of the program was to exchange, promote and replicate effective prevention models of ...

US-Russia Peer-To-Peer Project

Several days after the 2017 spring graduation, a coalition of students and professors from the International Studies department travelled to Russia to participate in the US-Russia Peer-to-Peer Project. This was the second part of the government funded program, which began in the winter of 2017 with ...

Joze Moreno Pelayo, MA 2017

This summer, I served as a development and public relations Intern at the Hebron Rehabilitation Committee (HRC), a semi-governmental organization in the city of Hebron, Palestine. Serving for this organization was truly an experience; The HRC was founded by the Palestinian Authority to preserve ...

Yelena Ablaeva, MA 2012

After graduating in June 2012, I moved to California and worked for the University of California, Riverside, for their International Education Programs. However, after six months of working there, my husband was offered an opportunity to work in the United Kingdom, and we made a decision to move ...

Kathryn E. Holder, M.A., 2017

Katie Holder specialized her International Studies degree in Cross-Cultural Communication and International Education with the geographic focus of Africa. Katie strategically shaped her Master’s to build her professional skillset targeting student support and engagement. She was an Undergraduate ...
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