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School of International Studies
George Wilson Hall
Kathleen Hastings
School of International Studies
George Wilson Hall
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, California 95211

School of International Studies

The School of International Studies (SIS) is Pacific's window to the world. Through international, interdisciplinary and intercultural immersion, we prepare students to succeed in a variety of professions in industry, government, not-for-profit organizations and educational institutions. View our entire course catalog here >>

Tina Chiang '18, with Paul Oliva, US Embassy, Kuala Lumpur
Summer Internship in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tina Chiang '18, was chosen to work at the US Embassy in Kuala Lumpur - US Commercial Service Malaysia as a volunteer intern with SIS Board member, Alum, and Commercial Officer, Paul Oliva.

Summer Internship for SIS students at Desarrollo Rural de Hidalgo
Summer Internship in Mexico

Ashlee Frandell '15, Amy Wyckoff '15, Laurel Klafehn'16, Will Matthews '16, and Shani Boyd '17 are working for an NGO, Desarrollo Rural de Hidalgo (Rural Development of Hidalgo - DERHGO) as English teachers/tutors for development projects in Mexico.

Joe Butler '16, summer internship University of Central Florida Dept. of Political Science
Summer Internship in Florida

Joe Butler '16, is interning as a research assistant in Security Studies at University of Central Florida's Department of Political Science, the program is part of "Preparing Future Researchers."


Associate professor of anthropology, Analiese Richard recently co-authored a blog, Public Space and Democracy in Mexico City: Introducing Taller Paricipativo Barrial for the 2015 Mexican Cities Initiative, Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Dr. Richard is a visiting researcher in the Center for Research on North America (CISAN) at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).  Her research focuses on issues of environmental citizenship, democracy, and expertise, and is supported by a Fulbright Garcia-Robles fellowship.

SIS students have been instrumental in developing a "Tandem" program for Exchange Students studying at Pacific. Tandem learning is the exchange of language skills and experiences between international exchange students and Pacific students.<<more>>

Interested SIS Juniors and Seniors are invited to apply to be a delegate at the 67th Annual SCUSA conference at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. The conference is designed for undergraduates working in the disciplines of international relations, economics, political science, and related social science fields. This year's conference will be held Wednesday, November 4th-Saturday, November 7th, 2015.  The conference theme is "Confronting Inequality: Wealth, Rights, and Power." <MORE>

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