Graduating SGS students
Students from across SGS' 14 centers and programs reflect on their Stanford experiences in this series.


Congratulations to the Class of 2020! Read reflections from graduating students from across global studies programs, who share their favorite classes, experiences, and future plans. 
Last year, 10 instructors participating in Stanford's community college faculty fellowship program explored innovative ways to infuse global themes into their courses. Meet the 2020-21 fellows.
Educators develop tools to teach students about the history of slavery
In June, a professional learning course led by SGS and the Center to Support Excellence in Teaching (CSET) in the Graduate School of Education helped educators develop tools to teach students about the history and legacy of slavery in both the U.S. and in the world.
Global studies alumni Akhil Iyer '11 and Zoë Gioja '19 discuss their Stanford experiences and offer advice to current students.
Every year, the Center for African Studies celebrates its favorite African musicians, writers, and artists with an African Languages and Cultures Night. With coronavirus making it difficult to gather, the center curated a playlist and literary digest that can be accessed online.
The France-Stanford Center funds a wide variety of research collaborations between scholars and students at French institutions and at Stanford. View the 2020-21 grant recipients.
Veronica Anghel, a Fulbright postdoctoral fellow at The Europe Center, writes about her time at Stanford in this post on the Global Perspectives blog.
The Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies has released its annual newsletter.
The Taube Center for Jewish Studies announced the winners of its 2020 Short Story Contest.
SGS Summer Film Festival. Presented virtually most Wednesdays from July 8 to September 2.


Two global studies students have received the Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research.
International relations major Kaylana Mueller-Hsia won a Fulbright grant to conduct research in Jakarta, Indonesia. 
Global Studies Internship Program 
In this story, graduating seniors, including Eve La Puma (left), reflect on their Global Studies Internship Program experiences.
This summer, more than 30 students are completing virtual internships at companies around the globe. Computer science major Stepan Sharkov shares his experience at CentraleSupélec, a French research institute. 
Human rights minor Lily Foulkes won the Robert M. Golden Medal for Excellence in the Humanities and the Creative Arts.
View undergraduate research projects, as well as graduate capstone research, from students across SGS.


SGS Director Jeremy Weinstein discusses how Stanford Impact Labs, a new initiative he is leading, will maximize the impact of the university’s research and engagement on social problems.
Anna Bigelow joined Stanford this academic year as an associate professor of religious studies specializing in Islamic Studies and the religions of South Asia and the Middle East. Read our Q&A with her.
Share your point of view. The Global Perspectives Blog is now accepting submissions.

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