Carnegie Mellon University

Global Studies

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Dr. Andrew Ramey
Email: aramey@andrew.cmu.edu
Office: Baker Hall 240-F
Phone: 412-268-7906

What is Global Studies?

The B.A. in Global Studies is an interdepartmental major designed for students interested in humanistic approaches to understanding past and present processes of globalization. Participating faculty in the departments of History, Modern Languages, English, and Philosophy conduct research in Africa, China, Europe, Japan, Latin America, the Pacific, and South Asia.

The rigorous yet flexible curriculum combines anthropology, history, literary and cultural studies, and advanced language training in order to help students make sense of complex interactions among global processes, regional and local cultures, and societal structures. In other words, Global Studies majors develop a broad understanding of their prospects and responsibilities as "citizens of the world" confronting challenging contemporary problems.


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Capstone Presentation

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Faculty & Advising

John Soluri

John Soluri

Director of Global Studies

Andrew Ramey

Andrew Ramey

Academic Advisor

Paul Eiss

Paul Eiss

Anthropology, Mexico, Latin America

Emanuela Grama

Emanuela Grama

Eastern Europe, Culture, Politics
Noah Theriault

Noah Theriault

Culture, South East Asia, Environment