Global Studies MA Fall 2019 Core Courses 


GLBL 700: Introduction to Research and Theory in Global Studies

(required for all first year Global Studies MA students)
Instructor: Dr. Michal Osterweil

Thursdays, 3:30-6:30pm
Graham Memorial 213

Global studies examines world systems, transnational processes, and global-local interactions from a multi-disciplinary perspective. This course will introduce students to current interdisciplinary theoretical approaches to global studies and examine the primary topics of contemporary research relating to the rise of a complex but increasingly integrated world society.


GLBL 702: Global Politics, Institutions, and Societies 

(required for all first year thematic Global Studies MA students)
Instructor: Dr. Jonathan Weiler

Wednesdays, 2:00-5:00pm
GEC 3033

This course will address global governance and global public policy; interactions among states, international organizations, businesses, social movements, and NGOs. It addresses the diffusion and promotion of democracy and other norms and the interactions between political institutions and social cleavages.


HIST 783: Introduction to Russian, Eurasian, and East European History

(required of first year REEES Global Studies MA students only)
Instructor: Dr. Don Raleigh


This interdisciplinary seminar provides an in-depth look at some of the major topics in modern Russian, East European, and Eurasian history.