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Global Studies Leaders

Global Studies Leaders are outstanding Global Studies majors who serve the program in both advisory and ambassadorial capacities. As ambassadors, GS Leaders help host alumni and other guests on campus. They are peer mentors for other students in the major. As advisors to the GS program faculty and staff, the Leaders provide critical student representation on issues of program development and policy. Moreover, Global Studies Leaders work as a team to develop initiatives based on student priorities.

Global Studies Leaders develop their presentation, public speaking and networking skills through their organizational leadership activities. They also strengthen relationships with program faculty and staff by participating in discussions and program initiatives. Being a Global Studies Leader is a valuable experience in professional development that allows students to channel their interests in international and global issues in support of the University and its educational mission.

Applications for the 2015-2016 academic year are now being accepted.

Students who will be juniors or seniors during the 2015-2016 academic year are invited to apply. Students currently abroad are eligible and, if invited to interview, will interview over Skype. Students planning on being abroad either fall 2015 or spring 2016 may also apply and, if selected, serve as a leader for the semester you are on campus. 

The deadline is Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 5:00 PM. Click here to apply.

GSL Constitution and Bylaws

2013-2014 Global Studies Leaders (GSL)

Julie Chaps--President
Ken Kliesner--Vice President
Rachel Bowlus--Secretary
Ganchimeg Ganzorig (Fall 2014) andChristine Kausal (Spring 2015)--Intra-University Outreach Chairs
Ashley Luer (Fall 2014)--Alumni/External Outreach Chair
Hilary Allen & Sam Knight (Fall 2014)/Morgan Hollie & Leah Matchett (Spring 2015) --Event Planning Co-Chairs
Jason Choi
Yi-Ching Huang
Christine John
Loren Jones
Jane McMahon
Randi Pawelski
Benjy Radinsky

Contact the Global Studies Leaders.

Questions about Global Studies Leaders can be directed to Melissa Schoeplein