In this track, you take an interdisciplinary approach to examine why some societies develop politically, socially, and economically while others languish. Explore disparities in wealth, political freedoms, gender rights, urbanization, access to basic resources like food and healthcare, environmental conditions, and social justice.
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This concentration focuses on the social, cultural, and economic interconnections among the peoples of Eurasia. You pull from a variety of disciplines to study not only specific geographical regions but also vital intersections and interrelationships among regions and peoples.Learn more about the Eurasian Studies track
Your interdisciplinary study focuses on the role of Europe in world politics and cultural exchange. You study both traditional and new European culture (literature, film, visual art, and electronic media), and also European institutions and contexts.Learn more about the European Studies track
Global Cultural Studies
You study the issues arising from cross-cultural encounters around the world. You use several academic disciplines to examine conventional cultural products (literature, film, visual art, new media) in their political and social contexts.Learn more about the Global Cultural Studies track
Today’s global arena presents great opportunities and challenges. You take an interdisciplinary approach to examine complex issues and to help understand the processes of cooperation, compromise, and conflict among states and across societies.Learn more about the International Affairs track