• Global Studies

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    Global Studies
    Hamline University
    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55104


    Van Dusenbery
    Department Chair


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    Global Studies Awards & Honors

    Global Studies majors have won recognition for both scholarship and service. Several graduates have received Fulbright or other study/travel awards to carry on research projects after they have graduated. Global Studies major Julie Blaskowski ’06 was named Americorps Member of the Year and even had a day named in her honor. A number of Global Studies majors have also received honors in the major, as well as other awards for leadership and service to the university community.

    Departmental Honors Student Research


    Georgia Patrascu, Social Cohesion in a Panicked World: A Critical Analysis of State Responses to Terrorism in the United States and Spain

    Jozie Nummi, The Influence of Turkish Immigration on German Nationalism and Multiculturalism

    Bryce Rosenbower, "This is a Backward Village:" The Construction of Knowledge Categories in Bhutanese Community Forestry


    Dana Hoffman, Women's Access to Basic Health Care in St. Louis, Senegal 

    Hannah Rael, Global Homogenization of Beauty Standards: A Case Study of Chilean Public Advertising Images 


    Kayla Kaiser, Sustainability in Thailand: Growing Alternatives to Corporate Agribusiness 

    Stephanie Tofte, Educational Pluralism and Social Reproduction in Senegal 


    Megan Louise Keller, Chinese Guitarists’ Translation of Western Music 

    Andrea A. Richter, Generation Europe: A Comparison of European Union and Council of Europe Youth Sector Print Media and its Role in Identity-Shaping 


    Rachel Buhr, Worldly Weddings: The Influence of International Media on Fashion and Music in Swahili Weddings 

    Kestrel Lee Jenkins, Marriage, Divorce, and the Reorganization of Young Chileans’ Social Imaginaire 


    Sarah Ditty, From Bean to Bar: The Disconnect Between Cocoa Producer and Chocolate Consumer 


    Melissa Erdmann, Civilian National Service Programs in Germany and the United States: Civil Society and Civic Engagements 

    Graham Lampa, Oriental Anxiety: Mixed Feelings in Germany on Turkey's EU Candidacy  

    Amy Miller, "Fare una Bella Figura": Fashioning an Italian Look and an Italian Female Persona 


    Jewell Gausmann, Language as a Means of Socioeconomic Development: The Case of Senegal 

    2001 International Studies Departmental Honors Research Projects 

    Eric Bartz, Third Party Involvement in Northern Ireland and the Baegue Country 

    Linnea Dockter, Bosnia and The Road That Lies Ahead: The Role of International Organizations and Development 

    2000 International Studies Departmental Honors Research Projects 

    Jennifer Laakso, The Catholic Church in East Timor: The Emergence of a National Identity 

    Krista Stilson, Putting the Costs Into Perspective: An Analysis of the Conflicts in Chiapas 

    Lindsay Trottier, Bonded and Forced Child Labor: A Hidden Form of Slavery 

  • News
    • Senior Jenna Potter, an English major and German and communications double minor at Hamline, was awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to teach in Hamburg, Germany. Senior Libby Otto named as alternate to Norway.
    • A group of 43 undergraduate students and faculty attended the 2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in Lexington, KY from April 2 through April 5. Students presented 35 different projects that resulted from their collaborative research at Hamline.
    • Hear about the eye-opening experiences of Hamline students who participated in this year’s Catalyst spring break service trips.