• Enzo Pinga '11

    Enzo Pinga '11 co-founds urban agriculture company in home country.

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    From left to right: Katie Miller '14, Alyssa MacNeill '14, Mary Buchanan (Rice University), and Melanie Meisenheimer '14 at Chateau de Villandry in France.

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    Maura Magistrali '14 and Melanie Meisenheimer '14 visiting the traditional chief of Batoufam in Cameroon

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    Globalization Studies students in the classroom

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    Globalization Studies students at Athgo Conference 2013 in Washington, D.C.

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    Globalization Studies Class of 2014 with faculty

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    Globalization Studies department faculty & staff

Globalization Studies Programs

Globalization is a multifaceted phenomenon that is making the world more complex and more interconnected culturally, politically, linguistically, and economically. The multidisciplinary major in globalization studies integrates perspectives from the humanities, social sciences, arts, and natural sciences.

Find out more about our programs, explore the courses offered, and meet our faculty.

Student Profile

Christina Jones '15 discusses her upcoming study abroad experience in New Delhi, India.


Follow Christina's semester in India


Alumni Profile: Janelle Papay '10 works abroad

Janelle Papay '10Academic Focus: Globalization studies with a concentration in Eco-tourism and German double major; environmental studies minor

Study Abroad: Heidelberg, Germany through the American Junior Year (AJY) in Spring 2008

Current Job: International Programs Advisor at Elon University

After graduation, Papay earned a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Germany. Papay returned to the United States and in her current position, she advises students regarding semester and summer study abroad opportunities for all over the world.  One of the programs Papay currently manages is the AJY program in Heidelberg, Germany. 

“Having the opportunity to not only challenge my perceptions of the world, but also recreate the lens through which I understand the world is truly invaluable.  Study abroad is a means though which students can live this opportunity,” Papay said.