Josef Korbel School of International Studies


Josef Korbel School of International Studies

The University of Denver (DU)'s Josef Korbel School of International Studies is graduate school located in Ben Cherrington Hall (BCH) on the DU campus. It was formerly the Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS) before being renamed on May 28th, 2008.

=About the school=

History

DU and Dr. Ben Mark Cherrington created the Department of International Relations, one of the first in the country, in 1929. [ [http://www.du.edu/gsis/advantage/index.html About the GSIS] (accessed April 14, 2008)] This department became the Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS) in 1964, under the leadership of Josef Korbel, father of former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. [ [http://www.du.edu/gsis/advantage/index.html About the GSIS] (accessed April 14, 2008)] Since its inception, the school has been committed to helping professionals respond intelligently, ethically and effectively to the challenges facing the global village. [ [http://www.du.edu/gsis/advantage/index.html About the GSIS] (accessed April 14, 2008)]

In a 2006/2007 survey performed by the College of William and Mary and published by Foreign Policy magazine, the Korbel School of International Studies ranked 9th in the nation for graduate programs, ahead of such schools as Syracuse, University of Chicago, Yale, Stanford, University of California-Berkeley, and MIT. [ [http://www.du.edu/gsis/news/articles/fp.html] ]

Areas of study

The GSIS focuses on training graduate students in a number of different areas [ [http://www.du.edu/gsis/areas/index.html GSIS Areas of Study] (accessed April 14, 2008)] :
*Global Finance, Trade & Economic Integration (GFTEI)
*Global Health
*International Development
*Homeland Security
*International Human Rights
*International Administration
*International Security
*International Studies

Degree programs

The GSIS offers post-graduate certificate programs, along with awarding Masters degrees and PhD degrees.

=Notable Alumni=
*Condoleezza Rice - U.S. Secretary of State
*George W. Casey, Jr. - U.S. Chief of Staff of the Army
*Cindy Courville - U.S. Ambassador to the African Union
*M. Javad Zarif - Former Permanent Representative of Iran to the United Nations
*Heraldo Muñoz - Permanent Representative of Chile to the United Nations=Notable Faculty=
*Josef Korbel - the founding Dean of GSIS, father of Madeleine Albright, and mentor of Condoleezza Rice
*Jendayi Frazer - U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

=References=

=See also=
*University of Denver

=External links=
* [http://www.du.edu/gsis Graduate School of International Studies Website]


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