Apr 23 Event: Ecuador and Drug Politics Panel Discussion

On Tuesday, April 23rd at 4:00 PM over Zoom, we will host a panel discussion about "Ecuador and Drug Politics." The panel includes Professor Omar García-Ponce (George Washington University), Professor Benjamin Garcia-Holgado (University of Delaware), and Professor Melissa Martinez (University of Mary Washington). Please join us on Tuesday, Apr 23, at 4:00 PM using this Zoom link to learn more about Ecuador and Drug Politics! For any questions about the event, contact Professor Melissa Martinez.   … [Read more...]

Apr 2 Event: Shirley Martey Hargis ’14 Speaks on China’s Foreign Affairs and Taiwan

On Tuesday, April 2nd at 5:00 PM in Lee 411, we will have an alumna giving a talk on "China's Bromances and What They Mean for Taiwan." … [Read more...]

Feb 27 Event: A Conversation on the Ukraine War Two Years On

Please join us for an event next Tuesday, Feb 27th at 4:00 PM on Zoom about "The Ukraine War Two Years On: The View From NATO's Eastern Flank." It will be a conversation with Professor Davidson and Marine Corps Major Colin Jones ('06), US Military Attache to Romania and UMW PSIA Alum, on the past two years of the Russia-Ukraine War, the current situation, and the future of European security. … [Read more...]

Professor Martinez Joins National Archives Panel on Monroe Doctrine

Our PSIA Professor Melissa Martinez will be joining a panel hosted by the US National Archives! The event is today, Tuesday 11/28 at 6 PM, and will be streamed live on the US National Archives Youtube. (it will also be recorded for viewing at the same link). The topic is: "Spheres of Influence: Two Hundred Years of the Monroe Doctrine." Please join her and other experts to learn more about the Monroe Doctrine, its history, and application today. For more information, check out the National Archives Panel Info page.   … [Read more...]

Professor Davidson Presentation: NATO after Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Please join the PSIA department for an event tomorrow (Wed) at 4:00 PM hosted by Professor Davidson. Professor Davidson recently conducted research on NATO after Russia's Invasion of Ukraine. On Zoom, he will present his initial findings from Paris, Rome, Warsaw, and London. The Zoom link is below: Topic: NATO After Russia's Invasion of Ukraine: Preliminary Research FindingsTime: Nov 1, 2023 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting[Zoom link removed after event] … [Read more...]

Fulbright Scholar Leticia Gonzalez Discusses Women in Region-Building

Join us for a talk, sponsored by Fulbright and the PSIA department, from Fulbright Scholar Leticia Gonzalez. She is from Buenos Aires, Argentina and examines feminist theory in international relations and South American regional cooperation. At this talk, she discuss the place of women and gender issues in region building processes (focusing on the Common Market of the South – MERCOSUR) and the outcome of a more comprehensive integration when women are part of the process. Time: Monday, April 3rd, 2023 at 4:00 PM in Monroe 116. For questions, contact Professor Melissa Martinez at: mmartin9@umw.edu … [Read more...]

The War in Ukraine: One Year On – Panel Discussion and Q&A

Join the department for a discussion on the War in Ukraine featuring various speakers: Kelly A. Greico, The Stimson Center Arthur L. Speyer, III, Marine Corps Intelligence Agency and UMW Adjunct Professor PSIA John M. Kramer, Professor Emeritus, PSIA Jason Davidson, Professor PSIA Time: Monday, February 20, 2023 at 4:00 PM in Monroe 116. For questions, contact Professor Davidson at: jdavidso@umw.edu … [Read more...]

Guest Lecture with Dr. Amitav Acharya

Amitav Acharya is Distinguished Professor of International Relations at American University, Washington, D.C., where he holds the UNESCO Chair in Transnational Challenges and Governance at the School of International Service, and serves as the chair of the ASEAN Studies Initiative. Acharya, a prolific scholar, has made contributions to a wide range of topics in International Relations, including constructivism, ASEAN and Asian regionalism, and Global International Relations. Friday, November 11th, 4:00-5:00 PM: Monroe 346 … [Read more...]

Global Gag Rule & Reproductive Rights Guest Lecture

Join guest speaker Rebecca Dennis, Associate Director of U.S. Policy and Advocacy at PAI for a talk about the Global Gag Rule and the advocacy work of the PAI, an advocacy group focused on accessible, quality health care and the sexual and reproductive rights of women and girls. October 31st, 11:00 AM: Monroe 110 … [Read more...]

Talk with Dr. Erin Accampo Hern

Dr. Hern is an Assistant Professor in the Political Science Department at Syracuse University. Her research examines political behavior in Africa. She will share her insights from her book ‘Developing States, Shaping Citizenship.’ Please come join us! Friday, April 8th, 4pm- 5pm, on Zoom. This guest speaker is sponsored by the Department of Political Science and International Affairs at the University of Mary Washington. If you have any questions about this guest lecture, please contact Professor Martinez at mmartin9@umw.edu. … [Read more...]