Entries by Global Luskin

Congratulations to GPA Certificate Class of 2019!

On Tuesday, May 28th, GPA honored it’s latest group of certificate awardees with a delicious Indian dinner at the Luskin Commons in the Luskin School of Public Affairs. Professors Michael Storper and Steve Commons presented students with their certificates and sashes to wear at graduation. Below is a list of this year’s class and all […]

Global Public Affairs in D.C.

by Landy Joseph, MURP ’20 and Madeleine Sims, MURP ’20 The trip to DC was full of lessons and inspiration that will continue to serve as fuel for us to push forward in the pursuit of our passions for entering the field of global work. At the end of a four-day jam-packed itinerary, a once […]

Discovering the Culture of International Development Organizations

by Candice Richardson, MPP ’20 Over Spring Break, I had the opportunity to go to DC over the spring break and meet with individuals at many different international organizations, including NGO’s, think tanks, non-profits, and government agencies. Most of the organizations we met with were primarily focused on international development; although some were also domestically […]

Meeting Global Public Policy Practitioners

by Jesslyn Mitchell, MPP ’20, and Robert Gibbons, MPP ’20 When we spoke with research analysts and development workers in Washington DC, it surprised us to hear them speak about their jobs and daily activities with such passion and resonance. We did not expect to receive such thoughtful and personal insight into the individuals behind […]

Exploring Careers in International Development

by Charlotte Fagan and Tetsuro Hirose This past week, through an opportunity with Global Public Affairs at Luskin, we visited Washington DC to visit with over 10 organizations working in International Development. As two students who have never worked in DC, this trip was an eye-opening experience to learn about the landscape of Washington DC, […]

U.S. Diplomat Shares Firsthand Tales of International Conflict Resolution

November 14, 2018 Diplomat, lecturer and author Rick Barton discussed his experience serving as an American ambassador and his recently published book, “Peace Works: America’s Unifying Role in a Turbulent World,” at a Global Public Affairs gathering on Nov. 1, 2018. The ambassador immersed his audience in vivid recollections of his time abroad by weaving in stories of […]

Food Security and Climate Resilience Require Land Rights Reform

  By Andy Currier, MPP ’19 – Landesa and Karina Kloos – Landesa Note: This blog was originally published here For communities across the Global South, the impacts of climate change are not abstract projections but concrete realities that threaten their land and food security. In the wake of the dramatic findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, […]

Washington D.C. with GPA Part IV

By Yesenia Garcia, MSW ’19 During the first year of my time as an MSW graduate student, I had the opportunity to travel to Washington DC along the side of seven other students from the Luskin Department. We had the unique opportunity to meet various organizations (NGOs, think tanks & etc.) devoted to international development […]