International Studies

Staff, units recognized for excellence


Staff are recognized for excellence in areas such as leadership, human relations, service, collaboration and innovation. Continue reading

Travel agent

Angie Loyd takes up-close approach to international affairs
Angie Loyd

Wright State student and Model UN team leader Angie Loyd is passionate about human rights and international affairs. Continue reading

Whole New World

Student Zachary Raynor discovers himself in ROTC
Through ROTC, Zachary Raynor went to Costa Rica as part of an Army program on cultural understanding and language proficiency.

It was a bit of an unlikely marriage—Army ROTC and Zachary Raynor. Continue reading

STEM School teacher elected to Xenia School Board

Wright State University alum Arch Grieve is a world history and economics teacher at the Dayton Regional STEM School.

Arch Grieve wanted to impact public education in his hometown by becoming a teacher there. When that didn’t work out, however, Grieve found another way to accomplish his goal. Continue reading

Brilliance lost

An essay by David A. Petreman, professor of Spanish language and Latin American literature
Stefan Pugh

On Stefan Pugh’s office door is a plaque that reads “Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research,” a declaration not only of this professor’s remarkable accomplishments… Continue reading

December Green honored with 2013 International Education Award

December Green, with award, is flanked by Donna Schlagheck, chair of the Political Science Department, and Laura Luehrmann, associate professor of political science

December Green, director of international studies at Wright State, was named recipient of the university’s 2013 International Education Award. Continue reading

Angie Loyd: Already an Ambassador

Angie Loyd displays the certificate and medal she was given after being named a Wright State junior Best American Ambassador.

Angie Loyd will tell you that being an effective ambassador is not all that complicated. Sometimes all you need is a gentle word and a smile. Continue reading

Outstanding Instructor

Haili Du
Haili Du

As an instructor of Chinese, Haili Du contributes greatly to Wright State’s commitment to foster global citizens. A skilled and passionate teacher, Du goes above and beyond for her students and is committed to their success. A creative classroom instructor, … Continue reading

Political science experts team up for book on corruption

Photo of political science professor Charles Funderburk with the book Political Corruption in Comparative Perspective, which he and six other faculty members partnered to produce.

When political science professor Charles Funderburk came up with the idea to write a book on political corruption, several other Wright State faculty members expressed… Continue reading

Student sees herself in Latino youths

Photo of Kathryn Brown

Mentoring Latino teens sends volts of motivation through Wright State University student Kathryn Brown… Continue reading