Going Global

Going Global

Going Global SESP students and faculty making a difference globally

We will engage internationally with others to inform our work and extend the best of our resources and expertise to address critical human development, learning and education issues worldwide.
- SESP Strategic Plan

The School of Education and Social Policy is moving boldly into the international arena by prioritizing the development of a global perspective. Global ties can spark innovation, increase understanding of critical issues, and magnify the School's effectiveness through extended collaboration.

An Office of Global Initiatives opened in 2013 to facilitate global connections for faculty and students. All are encouraged to pursue international efforts in education and social policy and even to conduct research across countries. The Office is increasing opportunities for students to engage in worldwide experiences and to study global topics. In addition, the office functions to share international news and research as well as to promote cross-cultural projects.


Senior to Present Research at Big Ideas Forum

Senior to Present Research at Big Ideas Forum

Subin Hwang will present her research examining the public health response to the refuge crisis in Germany during the next Big Ideas forum on Feb. 8.

Cilento Wins Prestigious Luce Scholarship

Cilento Wins Prestigious Luce Scholarship

Associated Student Government President Christina Cilento will spend the year after she graduates learning about impacts of climate change in Asia as a Luce Scholar.

Senior Chris Harlow Researches in Uganda as Community-Based Fellow

Senior Chris Harlow Researches in Uganda as Community-Based Fellow

As a Community-Based Research Fellow through the Buffett Institute, senior Chris Harlow traveled to Uganda to get feedback from community partners and assess Global Engagement Studies Institute projects.

SESP Researchers Undertake Adolescent Stress Study in Dominica

SESP Researchers Undertake Adolescent Stress Study in Dominica

Dominica News reports that postdoctoral researcher Royette Tavernier, who works with professor Emma Adam, is conducting a study to assess stress, coping, health and resilience among youth in Dominica after tropical storm Erika.

How Early Is Infants' Attention Affected by Culture?

How Early Is Infants' Attention Affected by Culture?

By age two, infants’ attention to objects and events may be shaped by their culture, according to new cross-cultural research by professor Sandra Waxman, comparing infants in the U.S and China.

Senior Weronika Wasilewski Wins Fulbright Fellowship

Senior Weronika Wasilewski Wins Fulbright Fellowship

Weronika Wasilewski, a SESP senior, won a Fulbright fellowship to teach at a university in Poland.