Alumni News

Recent Ph.D. Sharon Quinsaat has won the International Studies Association's Ethnicity, Nationalism and Migration Section (ENMISA) Martin O. Heisler Award for Best Graduate Student Pape for her "Homeland-Hostland Relations and Mobilization Dynamics: Comparing Filipino Diaspora Activism in the U.S. and the Netherlands."  The same paper received an Honorable Mention from the ASA Human Rights Section.

Grad alumni (and professional storyteller) , Alan Irving, has reclaimed his title as "Biggest Liar in Pittsburgh" at the Three Rivers Storytelling Festival's Liar Contest.  You can follow Alan's work at