2008 Graduate Director of Meetings for the American Political Science Association
Welcome to all alumni!
International relations majors are accomplishing incredible things in Michigan and all around the world. We love to hear from you! If you'd be interested in being featured in one of our spotlights, send an email to [email protected] with a picture and some or all of the following:
- Name, major(s), minor(s) (optional), and year of graduation from GVSU:
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We look forward to hearing from you!
Member of U.S. Air Force, Graduate of the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, California
Periodically, the Political Science Department is asked by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to invite a Political Science or International Relations alumnus to campus for the Distinguished Alumni-in-Residence program. The program provides a venue for departments to invite outstanding alumni back to campus to share their post-graduation experiences with the GVSU community. Through the program, our distinguished alumni have the opportunity to share their insights about what constitutes strong academic preparation for students.
Political Science and International Relations Distinguished Alumni-in-Residence:
James Spaanstra 2005
Edward Cardenas 2006
Bob Monaghan 2007
James Meernik 2010
Nerina Cevra 2012
Richard Damstra 2015
Tim Zeeb 2017
Alan Dunklow 2019
Tristan Reuben wins scholarship to attend the National Conference of the World Affairs Conference in Washington, DC.
Oct 13, 2022
11 GVSU students spent one week in Washington studying US national security issues.
Sep 12, 2022
Professor C. Tyler Godines Camarillo joins the Political Science Department as a new assistant professor this semester. Professor Camarillo attended the University of Texas at San Antonio for his undergraduate degree in Political Science.
Aug 26, 2022
The Political Science Department is pleased to announce that Samantha Craig is our GV in DC Scholarship winner for 2022.
Jun 21, 2022
February 6, 2023 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Deborah Amos, awarding-winning international correspondent for National Public Radio, will discuss war crimes in on-going conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East.
February 10, 2023 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Vietnamese Cultural Association in collaboration with other GVSU Asian Organizations are back again this year with our 2nd Annual Asian Night Market! Our event will be on Friday, February...
Oil, Monarchs, & Muftis: The Persistent Role of Religion in Oil-Wealthy Gulf States INT 100/201 APPROVED!
February 16, 2023 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
The Middle East Studies program is pleased to host Dr. Courtney Jean Freer for a public talk as part of the Michigan Model Arab League. On Thursday, February 16, 2023, from 11:30 - 1:00, Dr....
February 18, 2023 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
ASU's annual Asian New Year Festival (ANYF) is an event to celebrate Lunar New Year with traditional food, live performances, and a cultural fashion show! All students, faculty, and friends are...
April 5, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program seeks to attract outstanding individuals who are interested in pursuing careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency...