Promoting excellence in global liberal arts through teaching, research, outreach, and international exchange.
Global Citizenship & the McKinnon Center for Global Affairs
Located in the global city of Los Angeles, Occidental College seeks to be the premier liberal arts and sciences college for global affairs teaching, research and engagement in the world. The College has unique and exceptional assets in global affairs, including the International Programs Office, the United Nations Semester Program, the Young Initiative on the Global Economy, a major in Diplomacy and World Affairs, and the Global Crossroads Multi-Media Platform. More than two-thirds of the Occidental Faculty is engaged in some form of international teaching, research, or partnership.
McKinnon Center Mission Statement
The McKinnon Center for Global Affairs promotes the study and practice of global, transnational and international issues at Occidental College. Housed in the newly renovated Johnson Hall, the Center sponsors and coordinates teaching, curriculum design, research, and public outreach on a range of global and regional topics. The McKinnon Center links the entire campus community and supports a wide range of conferences and workshops, lectures and invited speakers, student fellowships and research, and a variety of cross-disciplinary and academic-practitioner collaborations.
A conversation with David Pilling, author of Bending Adversity: Japan and the Art of Survival, presented by the McKinnon Center for Global Affairs and Diplomacy & World Affairs Lunch Series
A talk by Nayan Chanda of The Yale Center for the Study of Globalization presented by The John Parke Young Initiative on the Global Economy and The McKinnon Center for Global Affairs
A talk by Simon Kuper of the Financial Times and author of Soccernomics presented by the McKinnon Center for Global Affairs (Sponsored by Remsen Bird)
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Kimberly Uribe 323-259-2523 email@example.com