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The International Studies program offers a multidisciplinary major that focuses on important issues such as the origins and implications of diversity and interdependence among nations, cultures, regions and peoples.

Faculty-Student Research

Alumni Accomplishments

  • Long Editorial

    Dr. Stephen Long penned an editorial for the Roanoke Times about ending America's use of torture.

  • Zach Lager, '09

    Zach Lager, '09, founded his own non-profit, the Local Development Catalyst Network (LDCN). The organization just opened a primary school in Nguineia, Mozambique, and is also working on a community reforestation project in that community.

  • Abbey Warchol, '13

    Abbey Warchol, '13, is working as project coordinator for the E-Collaborative for Civic Education. Her project offers electronic courses on topics including human rights, cyber activism and security, and student advocacy, to support active citizenship and civic leadership in Iran.

  • Sarah Bibler, '09

    Sarah Bibler serves as South Asia program coordinator at the International Foundation for Electoral Systems, an organization that supports citizens’ right to participate in free and fair elections.

International Studies Feature Stories

  • Zach Lager, '09

    Zach Lager, '09, founded his own non-profit, the Local Development Catalyst Network (LDCN). The organization just opened a primary school in Nguineia, Mozambique, and is also working on a community reforestation project in that community.

  • Abbey Warchol, '13

    Abbey Warchol, '13, is working as project coordinator for the E-Collaborative for Civic Education. Her project offers electronic courses on topics including human rights, cyber activism and security, and student advocacy, to support active citizenship and civic leadership in Iran.

Contact Us

Mailing address:
International Studies Program
Carole Weinstein International Center, Room 304
28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Phone: (804) 484-1472
Fax: (804) 484-1577

Program Coordinator: Dr. Sheila Carapico
Administrative Coordinator: Nancy Propst