MA in Global Affairs

Robin Brazier

Robin Brazier

Passionate about Women's Empowerment around the World

Robin is interested in learning more about health, geography, population, and international relations.

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Erica Brouillette

Erica Brouillette

Service in the Peace Corps (Armenia) changed her perspective on the world

Erica is an advocate of women’s and refugee rights.

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Emmanuel Donkoh-Moore

Emmanuel Donkoh-Moore

Advocate of human relations, communication, and diplomacy

Working for the Ghana Embassy in DC inspired Emmanuel to learn about women and children’s rights.

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Anas Elsabbar

Anas Elsabbar

Experience as a journalist in the Middle East amplified awareness of the importance of understanding Global Affairs

Anas believes that diversity can strengthen cultural understanding and ability to communicate across lines of identity and difference.

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Monica Kamal

Monica Kamal

Internship at the Virginia State Bar prepared her for conducting research

Monica is looking forward to being close to DC for its career opportunities.

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Cynthia Kangeyo

Cynthia Kangeyo

Chose to study at Mason for its location and the faculty

Cynthia aspires to help refugees to rebuild their lives.

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Cody Mattern

Cody Mattern

Working for the International Rescue Committee has helped him to focus on refugees and asylees.

Cody’s interest in Global Affairs was sparked by teaching English to soldiers of the Romanian Special Forces, the 528th Reconnaissance Battalion.

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Sulaiman Popal

Sulaiman Popal

Advocate of cultural expression

Sulaiman believes pursuing graduate studies and acquiring a deeper understanding of the developing world is absolutely essential when working in foreign countries with other international experts.

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Erika Schaefer

Erika Schaefer

Job at Mason has taught her about intercultural communication, diplomacy, and public relations.

Erika believes diversity creates a fascinating and enriching learning environment.

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Christian Vickland

Christian Vickland

Believes counter-terrorism is the defining struggle of our era

Christian thinks his work experience at Creative Learning, a small peace-building nonprofit, will prepare him for the various readings and papers in the Global Affairs program.

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