Fulbright Visiting Scholar Emre Hatipoglu presents "Turkish Sentiments Towards Syrian Refugees on Twitter"
Mertie W. Buckman International Internship Program
This competitive program was initiated in 1994 by a generous gift from the Buckman family to provide outstanding international studies majors at Rhodes opportunities to live and work overseas during the summer.
International Studies: Expand your mind; change the world!
The International Studies Department is one of the oldest and largest undergraduate programs in the US that trains students in international relations, comparative politics, and related fields in a liberal arts environment. An entire academic department dedicated to international studies is unusual at an institution like Rhodes. For this reason and many others, our Department is a special place!
Dylan Craddock ’19
International Studies major
Rhodes College is featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018's list of small colleges and universities strong in international studies and in business.
A guiding factor in Alagia’s college choice was the opportunity to study in academic departments with highly skilled, yet highly accessible, professors.
As KennyBirch considers her past work in her history major and her plans to earn an advanced degree in history, she considers her work as a Mellon Fellow one of the best parts of her Rhodes experience.
Meaghan Waff, a Rhodes senior pursuing an international studies and Spanish major, has been selected to receive a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Fallou Ngom is Professor of Anthropology and Director of the African Language Program at Boston University. His current research interests include the interactions between African languages and non-African languages, the adaptations of Islam in sub-Saharan Africa, and Ajami literatures—records of African languages written in Arabic script. He seeks to understand the knowledge buried in African Ajami literatures and the historical, cultural, and religious heritage that has found expression in this manner.