Global Studies and Languages


Global Studies and Languages
 

 


In our era of global challenges, we know that it’s never been more critical to apply our collective knowledge for the public good. From ecological sustainability and food security to public health and conflict resolution — many of the greatest challenges confronting our world recognize no borders. The solutions will require cross-cultural communication and a rich appreciation of the complexities of the emerging world.

Bringing together nearly 100 faculty members with wide-ranging expertise, the School of Global Studies and Languages is a new home for interdisciplinary scholarship, multilingual perspectives, and cross-cultural dialogues at the UO. Offering exceptional academic and professional development that prepares students to thrive in a globalized workforce, it’s also a place where world-class researchers address timely issues.

Boasting a long tradition of international research and outreach, the University of Oregon is a leader in global education. Our alumni can be found working in diplomatic service, intergovernmental organizations, and multinational businesses worldwide. We also excel at language education, ranking in the top ten among North American universities for producing graduates with degrees in five different languages.


Stories of Impact
 

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Global studies for a world of opportunity
Recent PathwayOregon graduates share how Global Education Oregon advising and scholarship program changed their lives

students sitting near ancient ruins

Summer study abroad program breaks enrollment record at UO
After two years of travel limits, Global Education Oregon sees highest enrollment ever
 

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UO launches new school of Global Studies and Languages
The school will debut a cutting-edge global studies major and introduce new, interdisciplinary courses

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Indigenous students are trained to teach language in Indigenous communities
The program is a collaboration between the nine federally recognized Tribal Nations in Oregon and the College of Education UOTeach master’s program

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Featured Faculty
 

Jo Weaver

Jo Weaver

Associate Professor, International Studies

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Yvonne Braun

Yvonne Braun

Professor, International Studies

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Jesús Sepúlveda

Jesús Sepúlveda

Senior Instructor II, Spanish

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Kaori Idemaru

Kaori Idemaru

Professor, East Asian Linguistics

Faculty Profile

Diana Garvin

Diana Garvin

Assistant Professor, Romance Languages

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Miriam Schulz

Miriam Schulz

Mokin Professor of Holocaust Studies

zhuo jong schmidt

Zhuo Jing-Schmidt

Professor, East Asian Languages

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melissa graboyes

Melissa Graboyes

Associate Professor, African and Medical History

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