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 … [Read more...]

Global Camps Africa Internship

Global Camps Africa is currently looking for a summer communications intern. Preferably, they would want someone with a demonstrated interest in development or international relations but if you have a passion for social justice, we can put you in touch with the alum who shared this opportunity with us. Please see the link below for the details of the internship and how to apply. If you have questions, reach out to Paige McKinsey, View the Global Camps Africa employment opportunities page for more information. … [Read more...]

Maggie Dwyer ’04 Publishes Washington Post Article

PSIA Alum Maggie Dwyer '04 (political science and psychology major) breaks down the recent coup in Burkina Faso for the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog, “Burkina Faso’s Coup Makers Capitalized on Wider Grievances Within the Ranks." … [Read more...]

Interview with Dr. Maggie Dwyer ’04

Maggie is currently a Lecturer in Africa and International Development at The University of Edinburgh. In this interview she talks about why she chose political science, her current career and research, and how she found her career path. … [Read more...]

Path Opens for Emily Rothstein ’18 with Study Abroad

International Affairs alum Emily Rothstein '18 has been abroad for both studies and employment. Her time at Mary Washington expanded her horizons to the world, fueling her career path. Check out more information about this on the UMW article Study Abroad Carves Career Path for Alumna. … [Read more...]