Dealing with Transnational and Global Threats  

  • Corruption and organized crime 
  • Cultural and structural violence
  • Economic and social injustice 
  • Environmental degradation and climate change 
  • Gender exclusion and gender-based violence 
  • Genocide and mass violence 
  • Human rights violations 
  • Human trafficking  
  • Imperial domination 
  • Nuclear and small arms proliferation
  • Poverty, hunger and homelessness
  • Terrorism 
  • War  

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

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

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