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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 >>

Makayla Quinn '17, study abroad University of Stirling, Scotland
Why I Chose to Attend University of the Pacific

Makayla Quinn '17, International Relations major, studied abroad at the University of Stirling, Scotland. "I chose the University of the Pacific solely for the School of International Studies."


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Learn more about the School of International Studies

Here's a glimpse at the education you will receive at Pacific's School of International Studies, and how it prepares you for personal and professional success in an increasingly integrated world.

Shani Boyd, '17 studying abroad in Cuba
Study Abroad in Cuba During a Historic Time

Shani Boyd '17, International Affairs & Commerce major, "President Obama's visit is historically important and exciting to experience! There are American flags flying everywhere in Cuba!"


Dr. Daniel O'Neill, Assistant Professor of Political Science in the School of International Studies was invited to write the annual year-end review of Cambodia by Asian Survey. The article, "Cambodia in 2015: From Cooperation to Conflict," is currently in the final stages of publication. Asian Survey, based at UC-Berkeley, is one of the most highly respected Asian studies journals. The invitation is recognition that Dr. O'Neill is a notable scholar of Cambodian politics and international relations. The other authors are a Who's Who of scholars of the Asian region.

Professor of Anthropology in the School of International Studies, Dr. Analiese Richard is the author of a new book, "The Unsettled Sector: NGOs and the Cultivation of Democratic Citizenship in Rural Mexico." which analyzes the growth of NGOs in Tulancingo, Hidalgo, from the 1970's to the present. The book is published by Stanford University Press and is available on Amazon.com 

Nine Pacific students have been chosen to represent University of the Pacific at the Asian International Model United Nations (AIMUN) conference at Peking University in Beijing, China. The conference attracts nearly 500 delegates from more than 300 colleges annually. Representing the country of Spain, the Pacific team will be conducting research and formulating positions they will debate on the conference theme, "70 Years after WWII: War and Peace around the World."

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Why I chose SIS

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