Dealing with Transnational and Global Threats  

Transnational Threats

Select alumni that work in this field:

Obi Anyadike, M.A. ’97

Obi Anyadike is editor-at-large and Africa editor of IRIN, the world’s leading humanitarian news service.

Obi Anyadike

Mary Boyer, B.A. ’07

Mary Boyer is a policy officer for African Risk Capacity, an insurance program led by the African Union that provides financial relief to African countries following drought.

Mary Boyer

Kelsey Davenport, M.A. ’11

Kelsey Davenport is director for nonproliferation policy at the Arms Control Association, a Washington, D.C.-based group that promotes effective arms control policies.

Kelsey Davenport

Vienna Colucci, M.A. ’90

Vienna Colucci is Senior Director, Policy, for Amnesty International USA, where she oversees human rights policy development.

Vienna Colucci

Martin Ewi, M.A. ’01

Martin Ewi is Technical Coordinator of the ENACT (Enhancing Africa's Response to Transnational Organized Crime) Project at the Institute for Security Studies (ISS).

Martin Ewi

Leon Malazogu, M.A. ’00

Leon Malazogu is the Ambassador of the Republic of Kosovo to Japan, based out of Tokyo. He is also the non-resident Ambassador to the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Republic of Palau and the Federated States of Micronesia.

Leon Malazogu

Matt Walsh, B.A. ’06

Matthew Walsh is chief of staff for the Broadcasting Board of Governors, an organization that encompasses all U.S. civilian international broadcasting, including the Voice of America (VOA), Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), Radio Free Asia (RFA), Radio and TV Martí, and the Middle East Broadcasting Networks (MBN)—Radio Sawa and Alhurra Television.

Matt Walsh

Tilla Sewe Antony, M.A. ’98

Tilla Sewe Antony is Senior Staff member at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C., where he focuses on macroeconomic policies and poverty reduction in middle and low-income countries. 

Tilla Sewe Antony

Alejandro Ferreiro, M.A. ’90

Alejandro Ferreiro is Director of Espacio Público (Public Space), an independent research center in Santiago, Chile, an organization working on public policy issues in Chile and beyond.

Alejandro Ferreiro

Irene Perureña , M.A. ’91

Irene Perureña is the Executive Vice President of Ciudad del Saber (City of Knowledge) Foundation in Panama City. 

Irene Perureña

Ellis Jones, M.A. ’92

Ellis Jones is the author of The Better World Handbook, a guide for people who want to make a positive difference in the world and assistant professor of sociology at College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts. 

Ellis Jones

Peter Quaranto, B.A. ’06

Peter Quaranto traveled to northern Uganda when he was a Notre Dame junior majoring in political science and peace studies.

Peter Quaranto