Marymount Manhattan

Department of International Studies

New York is a global city, home to international organizations and people from all over the world. We don’t just study international relations at MMC, we experience them.

LEARNING ACROSS BORDERS

The last twenty years has witnessed the dramatic expansion of information technology, intensified global economic integration, and the construction of new global political and economic institutions.

There has also been a concurrent rise in sectarian fundamentalism, ecological devastation, and the gulf between rich and poor. In our interlinked world, the ability to see patterns in disparate events and places has never been more important. 

At MMC you’ll focus on these global dynamics as a way to understand political, cultural, and social events.

Real World Studies

Your professors will encourage you to explore learning opportunities beyond the classroom. Study economic development abroad in Bangalore or intern at the World Policy Institute. Organizations across New York host credit-bearing internships—we’ll help you find the one that’s right for you.

Upon graduation, you’ll be ready to pursue an advanced degree in policy, economics, or International Affairs or start a career in journalism, education, or human services. Whether you’re interested in working for an NGO or getting a PhD, we’ll prepare you to understand the world, wherever you are, and to thrive.

 


  • Michelle Ronda
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    Assistant Professor of Sociology

  • Jessica Blatt
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    Assistant Professor of Political Science

  • Rebecca Sperling
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    Associate Professor of Social Work/Sociology
    Coordinator of the Social Work Program

  • Andreas Hernandez
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    Assistant Professor of International Studies

    Chair, International Studies Department

  • Kent Worcester
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    Professor of Political Science 

    Professor of Political Science
  • Erin O’Connor
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    Assistant Professor of Sociology

  • Rosemary Nossiff
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    Associate Professor of Political Science

  • Manolo Guzmán-Estavillo
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    Associate Professor of Sociology

  • Lauren Brown
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    Assistant Professor of History

  • Ghassan Shabaneh
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    Associate Professor of International Studies

  • Yu-Yin Cheng
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    Associate Professor of History and International Studies

    Chair, History Department