International Studies Steering Committee
Many Allegheny faculty teach courses in the multidisciplinary international studies program. Members of the committee represent the principal disciplines involved in the program, and they help students select a program of study. The members of the committee include:
Laura Reeck, Program Chair, Dept. of Modern & Classical Languages – French. Ph.D., New York University. Specializations in postcolonial literary categories; the banlieue cultural field; the harkis in literature; guerrilla film, the extreme contemporary.
Shanna Kirschner, Chair, Dept. of Political Science. B.A., Carleton College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan. Middle East Politics; ethnic conflict; Civil War; International Institutions.
Brian JK Miller, B.A., John Carroll University; M.A., Georgia State University; Ph. D., University of Iowa. Modern Turkey; Modern Germany; Middle East and North African Studies; Migration & Diaspora Studies; Transnational & Globalization Studies.
Stephen Onyeiwu, Chair, Dept. of Economics. B.S., University of Port Harcourt; M.S., University of Ife; M.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut. Specializations in management of innovation and technology; managerial economics.
Barbara Riess, Chair, Dept. of Modern & Classical Languages. B.A., M.A., University of Connecticut; Ph.D., Arizona State University. Specializations in 20th-century Latin American culture; literature of the Cuban Revolution; Latin American women’s literature; translation studies; feminist and postmodern debates.