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International Studies

Why should you major in international studies at Concordia College?

International Studies is a multidisciplinary major that combines expertise in the humanities and social sciences. Through the study of fields such as history, geography, economics, sociology, and political science, you will be prepared to think critically and constructively about issues that affect human society on a global scale. An International Studies major provides valuable knowledge, skills, and experience if you plan to live and work overseas at some point in your career, or if you simply desire a better understanding of our increasingly close-knit world.

  • With its location near a world-class center of culture, commerce, and diplomacy, International Studies at Concordia College—New York offers unparalleled opportunities to study humanity’s global past, present, and future.
  • Students in International Studies are encouraged to spend time in a study abroad program.  Whether you go for a week or a year, immersing yourself in another culture can be a life-changing experience.
  • As a student in the International Studies program, you will be equipped to consider current events and social problems in a global context, preparing you to pursue a successful career in fields such as public service, business, law, journalism, the arts, and tourism.
  • At Concordia, our capstone seminar in international studies will allow you to pursue in-depth research on topics of particular interest to you.

Recent and Upcoming International Studies Courses

  • Geopolitics of the Middle East
  • Latin America
  • Modern Germany
  • Sociology of Globalization
  • Political and Economic Systems of Developing Countries
  • World Religions

International Studies Faculty

Gerald Carrino, Instructor in Business

M.B.A., St. John’s University
International Business

Robin R. Das, Asst. Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Fordham University
Sociology of Globalization

Kathryn Galchutt, Professor of History

Ph.D., Marquette University
History of Russia and Latin America
World geography

Adam C. Hill, Asst. Professor of History and International Studies

Ph.D. candidate, University of Connecticut
History of Europe, Africa, and the Middle East; International Politics; Postcolonial Studies
Joshua Hollmann, Asst. Professor of Religion

Ph.D., McGill University
World religions

E. Yong Lee, Prof. of Business and Economics

Ph.D., Rutgers University