Professor Sophia McClennen

Dr. McClennen publishes op-ed: The news media is blowing Trump coverage again

Mitchell Smith

Mitchell Smith named director of School of International Affairs


The Diplomatic Pouch published recent SIA graduate Lilybeth Chavez's article on U.S.-Chinese competition in Morocco

Group photo of the Class of 2023 along with SIA faculty and staff

School of International Affairs celebrates Class of 2023

Amb. Jett

Ambassador Jett quoted in Christian Science Monitor article about the Sudan Evacuation

Professor Sophia McClennen

Dr. McClennen interviewed about her book on Political Satire during the Trump Era for the David Knight Show

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Al Jazeera quoted Ambassador Gray's views on U.S. diplomatic efforts to resolve the crisis in Sudan

Protest in front of UNHCR Headquarter in the capital Tunis

The New Arab published SIA student Cierra Powell's op-ed on the Tunisian president's racist rhetoric

Professor Sophia McClennen

Dr. McClennen discusses her new book and how satire can be used as a foil for Trump and Trumpism in new piece for Salon


Ambassador Gray interviewed by Al-Monitor about U.S. policy toward Tunisian President Saied

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Arabi21 News interviewed Ambassador Gray about U.S. diplomatic efforts following the outbreak of violence in Sudan

Professor Sophia McClennen

KCBS Radio's Holly Quan spoke with Dr. McClennen about satire and comedy as a political strategy

Gordon Gray

Amb. Gray interviewed by Responsible Statecraft about the likely Israeli response to the Saudi-Iranian rapprochement

Lara Fowler

Affiliate faculty Lara Fowler comments on CA lake flooding for the first time in 110 years

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Penn State community celebrates Campus Pride Month in April

Professor Sophia McClennen

Dr. Sophia McClennen quoted in Wall Street Journal essay by Peter Flunk

Professor Sophia McClennen

Dr. McClennen interviewed with Texas Public Radio on her new book, Trump Was a Joke: How Satire Made Sense of a President Who Didn't

Dennis Jett

New American Diplomat podcast episode: 'In Case of Democracy Break Glass' featuring Amb. Jett

Tunisian demonstrators carry placards during protest

Newsweek publishes Ambassador Gray's op-ed advocating international support for Tunisian civil society

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Times Radio (UK) interviewed Ambassador Gray about declining living standards in Tunisia

Cover image of Sophia McClennen's new book showing a cartoon of former President Trump

SIA Professor McClennen publishes new book on how satire made sense of the Trump era

Penn state faculty

Interim Director Elizabeth Ransom & other Penn State faculty visit Belize to forge collaborations

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SIA alum Timothy Truong to recieve Alumni Achievement Award March 17


Professor DeThomas quoted in article about fact-checking Donald Trump’s 2023 CPAC speech

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Ambassador Gray interviewed by The New Arab about China’s brokering of the rapprochement between Saudi Arabia and Iran

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Al Jazeera quoted Ambassador Gray in article analyzing Saudi-Iranian rapprochement

Jennifer Leedy

SIA student takes nontraditional path to grad school

Professor Sophia McClennen

Professor McClennen publishes article in Salon: Neoliberalism made us broke. Now it's killing us

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Ambassador Gray cited in The New Arab article on Algerian support for Tunisia's president

Dennis Jett

Amb. Jett's new piece: Should America be the world's cop? What the experts say

map of drought conditions improving in CA

Affiliate faculty Lara Fowler comments on drought conditions in CA improving

Emilio Lugo

Georgetown’s Institute for the Study of Diplomacy published SIA student Emilio Lugo’s article on SWIFT

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Amwaj Media quoted Ambassador Gray in article on Saudi-Israeli relations


Arabi21 News interviewed Ambassador Gray about the situation in Tunisia and the state of the bilateral relationship

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Intelligence expert Cardillo to speak at University Park on March 27

Ambassador Gray speaking on news

Al Jazeera interviewed Ambassador Gray about the recent arrests of prominent opposition leaders in Tunisia

SIA students outside in New York City

SIA takes Career Exposure Trip to New York City

A message of support for the Michigan State University community

Professor Sophia McClennen

Prof. McClennen shares her thoughts on Trumps reference to April Fools’ Day in his New Hampshire campaign speech

Gordon Gray

Ambassador Gray discussed Secretary Blinken's January 29-31 visit to the Middle East with Al Hurra television

Resources, support available for those impacted by Tyre Nichols killing JANUARY 27, 2023

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The New Arab quoted Ambassador Gray in its analysis of the U.S.-Saudi relationship

Professor Sophia McClennen

Prof. McClennen's new research on 'How to Sharpen a Nonviolent Movement' in Journal of Democracy

Ambassador Dennis Jett

Schedule F: Let’s Deprofessionalize Government and Make America Irrelevant Again by Amb. Jett

Floyd and the coordinators at the American Corner in Kant, Kyrgyz Republic.

SIA student completes internship in Kyrgyzstan

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Ambassador Gray spoke with Al Arabi 21 about the U.S.-Tunisian bilateral relationship

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Security center now accepting proposals for 2023 research grants

Tunisia's President Saied votes during recent elections

Al Hurra television interviewed Ambassador Gray about his recent op-ed in The National Interest about the Tunisian president