School of Public and International Affairs

Life support

Wright State alumnus William Lutz at the helm of the nonprofit New Path, helping people during life’s tough times

William Lutz earned degrees in urban affairs and public administration from Wright State, works in local government and leads a nonprofit organization. Continue reading

Wright State international politics, public administration alumni to share career success

“Alumni Changing the World: International Politics and Public Administration” will be held on Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. on Webex. Continue reading

Model UN wins awards at Dayton Model United Nations Conference

Wright State University’s Model UN team won 11 awards at the 28th annual Dayton Model United Nations Conference. Continue reading

Top research stories in 2020

From a new MRI scanner to access to a unique 3D laser printer to imaging and treating ovarian cancer, Wright State faculty and students pursued important research endeavors in 2020. Continue reading

Human interest

Wright State political science alumnus Neal Duiker balances Air Force mega-contracting with serving the homeless

Neal Duiker, a 2003 political science graduate of Wright State, works with the homeless, manages Air Force contracts, is an Iraq war veteran and former AmeriCorps VISTA employee. Continue reading

At your service

Wright State alumnus Tom Thompson founds a nonprofit to help the immigrant community with critical needs

Wright State M.P.A. grad Tom Thompson has served in the Air Force, in municipal government, in law enforcement and operates a nonprofit that serves the region’s immigrant community. Continue reading

Web browsers

Wright State study sheds light on political parties’ use of websites and social media

Researchers hope their findings will encourage local political parties to evaluate their online presence and make positive changes. Continue reading

Wright State faculty member Daniel Warshawsky says Nobel Prize validates work of World Food Programme

Warshawsky said the pandemic has resulted in the rise in global poverty and food insecurity. Continue reading

Debate trait

Wright State student Austin Lucous featured on a national presidential debate panel of voters on PBS

Austin Lucous, who majors in political science at Wright State, was selected to participate in a series of presidential debate panels of voters in swing states. Continue reading

Migration sensation

Wright State alumna and immigration politics expert Caress Schenk teaches at a university in Kazakhstan

A new book by Caress Schenk, who earned a master’s degree in international and comparative politics from Wright State, examines the strategic uses of migration management in Russia. Continue reading