MA Certificate of Merit Global Affairs

This award is in acknowledgement of students who have made a notable contribution to the Global Affairs community throughout their tenure in the Master of Arts in Global Affairs.

2024 Awardees

 Sophia Nguyen

Sophia Nguyen

Janeth  Rodriguez

Janeth Rodriguez

Janeth Rodriguez is graduating from the Global Affairs MA program specializing in Global Conflict and Security. Janeth currently works at USAID as a desk officer in the Middle East Bureau and has also served with the Army National Guard. Janeth’s primary focus was on gender and Latin America, and she was able to deepen her understanding throughout her GLOA classes. She also had the opportunity to participate in the seminar abroad Between Europe and the World program with Professor Repinecz, where she expanded her understanding of the decolonization of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Janeth is grateful to all her professors, especially Dr. Cortney Rinker and Dr. Yasmine Ipek, for their assistance and guidance throughout her learning experience. Janeth would also like to thank her husband for his constant support throughout the program.