Category Archive: Graduate Program in International Affairs

International Affairs Alumna Mala Kumar Publishes Op-ed in The Advocate: “Why I Quit My Job at the United Nations”


Mala Kumar is a 2010 M.A. International Affairs graduate. She recently finished a UNICEF project manager job in Burundi. Click here to read the full op-ed.        

GPIA Graduate Beatrice Mauger Co-authors Piece Featured on the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities Blog

Beatrice is currently a Cities, Climate Change and Sustainable Development Research Fellow at the Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO).

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From Divisive Walls To Blurred Boundaries: How Much Has Really Changed Between US and Russia?

International Affairs Professor, Nina Khrushcheva, claims in an article entitled Building Berlin’s Wall helped avoid a nuclear confrontation that “[t]hough the physical Berlin Wall was torn down 25 years ago, the psychological wall remains intact. Stronger than ever.”

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Sean Jacobs on Morocco’s refusal to host the Cup of Nations

International Affairs Professor, Sean Jacobs, recently published an article in The Guardian which commented on the reasons behind Morocco’s refusal to host the Cup of Nations.

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Prof. Nina Khrushcheva on Russians in Hollywood and US-Russia Politics

Professor Nina Khrushcheva follows how Russians are portrayed in American pop culture and especially in film.  She was recently cited in a BBC article, Hollywood stereotypes: Why are Russians the bad guys? which highlights the use of stereotypes that have made Russians out to be the “bad guys” since the Cold War era.  Her own articles on the …

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