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Pittsburgh’s universities are advancing the study of international development and training young professionals making a difference in the world.

People to Know

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Lois Larson Johnson

Builder of programs, innovative and passionate about global events, fascinated with cultures and peoples of the earth

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Kelly Mack

Dancer extraordinaire, amateur computer genius, lover of Broadway

Jeff Whitehead
Jeff Whitehead

Screenwriter, horror enthusiast, champion fan of Pittsburgh sports teams

University Programs

Heinz College
CMU Heinz College

Leading graduate education in Information Systems, Public Policy, and Management

Duquesne University Center for International Relations
Duquesne Center for International Relations

Educating students in historical, political, and cultural forces shaping the world

Ford Institute
Ford Institute for Human Security

Promoting effective responses to severe threats caused by conflict and deprivation

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Pitt Global Studies Center
Pitt Global Studies Center

Exploring critical world issues

Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA)

Inspiring graduates to make public institutions better and promote social responsibility throughout the world

Pitt University Center for International Studies (UCIS)

Connecting Pitt to the world and the world to Pitt

Program & Resource Providers

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Working to inspire empathy, catalyze social action, and link diverse communities through Fair Trade Learning.

World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

Bringing the world to Pittsburgh for over 80 years