School of Diplomacy and International Relations News Archive
- National Security Fellowship Recognized by Pentagon
June 16, 2021
The NSF team was tasked by Department of Defense Directorate for Intelligence, J-2, with a requirement regarding the role of counterterrorism operations within a Great Power competition framework.
- Board Member Named Tanzanian Foreign Minister
June 03, 2021
School of Diplomacy Board Member, Former Ambassador Liberata Mulamula, was named Foreign Minister of Tanzania on March 31, 2021 and became the second woman to hold the position in the country.
- New Diplomacy Alumni Association Board Elected
June 03, 2021
Board members, selected by Diplomacy alumni every two years, serve the School and strengthen the community by offering their time, talents and experience to serve their fellow alumni.
- Students Contribute to Conflict Transformation Research
May 12, 2021
This opportunity for research assistants is very valuable because they can see theories learned in the classroom being applied by practitioners, representing the impact in the real world.
- Diplomacy Research Lab Fosters Collaboration
May 03, 2021
Working alongside faculty, Diplomacy students are contributing to international affairs research, and writing for top media outlets, including the Washington Post and Foreign Policy magazine.
- Student researchers brief National Security Council
May 03, 2021
The Diplomacy National Security Fellowship graduate student research team, with professor of practice Mohamad Mirghahari, briefed the National Security Council.
- Dr. Sara Moller Wins Diplomacy Teacher of the Year
May 03, 2021
A faculty committee has named Sara Moller, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of International Security, awardee for 2021 Teacher of the Year.
- Foreign Policy in Focus
April 29, 2021
School of Diplomacy professor Ann Marie Murphy, Ph.D., brings foreign policy to life for her students, whether they are in class or participating in international forums on current issues.
- Diplomacy Students Add Their Voices to Public Policy
April 28, 2021
Four top Diplomacy graduate students join the inaugural class of the Public Policy New Voices Fellowship, an academic/corporate collaboration aimed at inspiring diverse talent in public policy.
- Ben Rhodes Speaks to National Security Fellows
April 22, 2021
Ben Rhodes, Obama's Deputy National Security Advisor and host of popular "Pod Save the World" podcast advised the School of Diplomacy's National Security Fellows.
- Internship Readies Diplomacy Student for Law School
April 20, 2021
Lawson Barkley's internship with a district court judge in North Carolina gave him the legal research, writing and networking experiences that will help launch him on his path to law school.
- The Power of Humanitarian Action, Diplomacy and Policy
March 29, 2021
At a recent School of Diplomacy event, Gilles Carbonnier, VP of the International Committee on the Red Cross, talked about the peaceful and impactful responses his agency employs to combat warfare.
- Former World Bank President is Featured Speaker
March 25, 2021
The School of Diplomacy welcomed former World Bank President, Robert Zoellick, who shared his insights on U.S. diplomacy, as part of an event sponsored by the Center for Foreign Policy Studies.
- Diplomacy Student Intern Spotlights Dr. Shawna Cooper-Gibson
March 24, 2021
Daniela A. Maquera-Sardon was inspired by Dr. Shawna Cooper-Gibson and nominated her to be highlighted in celebration of Women’s History Month.
- Foreign Service Officer Meets with Diplomacy Leaders
March 22, 2021
Seton Hall alum and Foreign Service Officer, Russell Brooks, recently met with Diplomacy students from the Buccino Leadership Institute to impart some of his knowledge and share his own experiences.
- Interning at the UN Opens the Door to New Experiences
March 18, 2021
Senior Sade Nixon writes about her dream internship at the United States Mission to the U.N., where she's gotten to work on UN mandates and geopolitical affairs.
- Students Participate in Army War College Simulation
March 17, 2021
The simulation exercise addressed problems between Sudan, South Sudan, Sudan People's Liberation Movement – North (SPLMN) and neighboring countries: Ethiopia, Egypt and Kenya.
- Rebuilding America's Alliances
March 12, 2021
On March 19 at 9:30 a.m., Sara Bjerg Moller, assistant professor at the School of Diplomacy, joins a distinguished panel examining how America might revitalize its strategic alliances.
- Race and Diplomacy: Foreign Policy Experts Discuss the Implications of Racial Injustice
March 11, 2021
A panel of young foreign policy experts, moderated by alumnus Troy Dorch, M.A. '19, met recently to examine the implications of racial injustice on American foreign policy.
- Students Help Free Detained Immigrants
March 09, 2021
With the help of their report, two detainees have been released and another case is pending decision.
- New Black Diplomacy Student Organization
February 19, 2021
The Black Diplomacy Student Organization is a campus student organization created by students and alumni to support and inspire students.
- Assessing Nuclear Stability in a Post-Modern World
February 12, 2021
Two Diplomacy students write about their experience representing Seton Hall in a course on the future of U.S. nuclear strategy organized by the John Quincy Adams Society.
- An Eye on Policy Making
February 09, 2021
Along with his interest in policy analysis, Bradley Ryktarsyk has been actively pursuing research on public diplomacy, international education, and post-conflict reconstruction as a graduate student at the School of Diplomacy.
- Global Health Expert Featured in Foreign Affairs, TIME, NBC News, NPR and The New York Times
February 04, 2021
Yanzhong Huang discusses the latest impacts of COVID-19 and vaccine diplomacy as well as current policy implications with Foreign Affairs, TIME, NBC News, NPR and The New York Times.
- Covering the World, While Interning at the UN
February 03, 2021
Vanessa Vuji, a senior majoring in Diplomacy and Modern Languages, landed the internship of her dreams -- reporting on global events for La Voce di New York, an Italian-English UN based journal.
- SHUNA Takes Home Four Awards at Collegiate Conference
January 27, 2021
A delegation of 15 Seton Hall students attended the National Collegiate Security conference held by Georgetown University in January, bringing home a total of four awards.
- Book Club Exemplifies Leadership in International Affairs Both Good and Bad
January 25, 2021
Reading about practical examples of leadership and different leadership styles enhances the development of skills and helps students succeed in their leadership roles.
- Students Help Get Out the Vote
January 25, 2021
Diplomacy Leadership students created a brochure to provide information to college students about the November presidential election.
- Diplomacy Students Publish Three Op-eds in International Policy Digest
January 21, 2021
Two current students and a recent alum of the School of Diplomacy and International Relations have each published op-eds in International Policy Digest.
- Law Professor Featured by World Media on Taiwan
January 14, 2021
In the wake of significant policy changes from the outgoing Trump administration, Professor Margaret Lewis was featured in media around the world for her expertise on U.S.-China and Taiwan relations.
- Diplomacy Professor and Students in Foreign Policy
January 14, 2021
Diplomacy Professor R. Joseph Huddleston worked with undergraduate diplomacy students Harshana Ghoorhoo and Daniela Maquera Sardon to author an article on Western Sahara featured in Foreign Policy.
- Becoming Better Global Leaders Amidst a Pandemic
January 13, 2021
Diplomacy student leaders had the unique opportunity to connect with young adults from around the globe through Soliya’s Connect Express Program, and discuss pressing sociopolitical issues.
- School of Diplomacy Partners with Newark High School
December 17, 2020
Starting this spring, students attending the newly opened Newark School of Global Studies will have an opportunity to take college level courses in international relations.
- Students Convene Virtually for Model UN Conference
December 09, 2020
Stephen Hoffman, Secretary-General for HallMUN 2020 welcomed more than 130 student delegates to Seton Hall's inaugural college-level conference, hosted by the University's Model UN team.
- Diplomacy Alumna and CEO Talks about Leadership
December 07, 2020
As a guest at a recent Diplomacy leadership cohort event, Rehana Nathoo, M.A. '11, shared her insights on leadership and launching a career in international relations.
- Palestinian Ambassador to the UN Speaks on Middle East Peace Plan
December 02, 2020
The School of Diplomacy held an open discussion on the Middle East Peace Plan with Dr. Riyad Mansour, Ambassador and Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine to the UN.
- Semester in Washington, D.C., Program Held Virtually
November 30, 2020
Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, undergraduate and graduate students of various majors can take part in the School of Diplomacy’s Semester in Washington, D.C., program.
- Examining Decolonizing Theory Through a Dystopian Lens
November 23, 2020
Visiting lecturer, Robbie Shalliam, Ph.D., of Johns Hopkins University, offered Diplomacy students a chilling look into the future where COVID-19 becomes an excuse for "racial risk management."
- From Peace Corps to Graduate Student
November 16, 2020
The Paul D. Coverdell Fellowship is a partnership between The School of Diplomacy and the US Peace Corps that pairs public service with graduate studies for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.
- Diplomacy Professor Yanzhong Huang Publishes New Book Toxic Politics with Cambridge University Press
November 16, 2020
Diplomacy Professor Yanzhong Huang presents new evidence of China’s deepening health crisis and challenges the widespread view that China is winning the war on pollution.
- Former NATO Deputy Secretary General is Guest Lecturer
November 11, 2020
Arms control, nuclear weapons in U.S. foreign policy, and the impact of the gender gap on national security were among the topics diplomat Rose Gottemoeller and Diplomacy students discussed recently.
- All Conflict is Local Conference Returns
November 09, 2020
The School of Diplomacy hosted it's 5th annual “All Conflict is Local" conference, bringing together a virtual roundtable of students, faculty and alumni to share their perspectives and experiences.
- Global Citizen Finds His Way to Moldova
October 28, 2020
In 2019, Diplomacy's Santiago Losada landed a coveted Fulbright Scholarship that led him to teach and conduct research in Moldova, the country he first discovered as a member of the Slavic Club.
- Gbowee Foundation Teams Up with Seton Hall for Internships
October 23, 2020
Students grow professionally and contribute globally through their work with the foundation started by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Leymah Gbowee.
- Students Host Panel on UN's 75th Anniversary
October 19, 2020
UNA event looks back at the accomplishments of the United Nations, the many challenges it faces, and finds hope in a new generation of change makers.
- Diplomacy Faculty Research Continues Through Pandemic
October 16, 2020
Even though our lives seemed to slow down for a little while, the School of Diplomacy's community of experts has continued tirelessly conducting research that is being sought internationally.
- School of Diplomacy Virtual Events Series
October 15, 2020
The School of Diplomacy and International Relations has organized a very exciting line up of special events for the Fall semester. Don't miss these opportunities to engage with renowned guest speakers.
- Diplomacy Alumni Recognized for Hispanic Heritage Month
October 15, 2020
During Hispanic Heritage Month, several of our accomplished alumni have been recognized in the field for their achievements.
- School of Diplomacy Partners to Provide Prestigious Fellowship Opportunities in Geneva
October 14, 2020
This Summer, the School launched a Fellowship Program with the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP).
- Diplomacy Alumnus Pursues Goal of Public Service
October 04, 2020
2020 Rangel Graduate Fellow, Felipe Bueno, B.S./B.A.,'19 is living his American Dream. Now a student at Harvard, he's planning a career that will allow him to help others.
- Diplomacy Supports Foreign Service Fellowships
September 24, 2020
The School of Diplomacy encourages diversity through prestigious Foreign Service fellowships for graduate candidates dedicated to public service and promotion of US interests abroad.
- International Peace Day September 21
September 22, 2020
In 2020, the International Peace Day theme is “Shaping Peace Together”, which strives to remind people that our common enemy is the Coronavirus, and we must unite against the impact of this pandemic.
- Alumnae and Global Social Entrepreneurs Speak at Virtual Women Entrepreneurship Panel
September 17, 2020
The Center for Entrepreneurial Studies will celebrate the seventh annual Women Entrepreneurship Week with a virtual panel featuring global social entrepreneurs, W.E. DaCruz and Earlene Cruz.
- Speaking Up for Racial Justice
September 14, 2020
The Diplomatic Envoy, the School of Diplomacy's official student newspaper, devoted a special issue to the voices of the Black community at Seton Hall.
- U.S. and Chinese Thought Leaders Search for Common Ground
September 03, 2020
Diplomacy professor Zheng Wang leads an effort to foster an open dialogue on U.S. - China relations.
- Peacebuilding Partnership Established Between Seton Hall and the University of Jordan
August 03, 2020
The spirit of international cooperation and understanding inspires agreement between Seton Hall and the University of Jordan.
- Law Prof. Elected to Council on Foreign Relations
July 17, 2020
The Council on Foreign Relations has elected China expert and Law Professor Margaret K. Lewis to life membership.
- High School Scholars Get a Head Start on College
July 13, 2020
Scholars from the Donald M. Payne Sr. School of Technology partner with the School of Diplomacy on global studies.
- Research Underway in the DiploLab
June 26, 2020
Diplomacy Professor Joseph Huddleston heads up a new initiative where students and faculty collaborate on IR research.
- Dynamic Diplomacy Duo
June 24, 2020
Diplomacy sisters, Emma and Kelly Tobin give us a glimpse into what inspired their similar college paths.
- Analyzing Ongoing COVID-19 Global Pandemic
June 19, 2020
The New York Times, CNBC, Bloomberg News among world press interviewing Global Health Expert Yanzhong Huang.
- Former NATO Deputy Secretary General to Guest Teach in New Diplomacy Course
June 15, 2020
Nuclear Weapons and International Security students to learn from expert practitioners in new course.
- School of Diplomacy Hosts 4th Annual SDG Challenge
May 29, 2020
Students virtually present their proposals towards achieving the UN's Global Goals in this year's SDG Challenge.
- Diplomacy Students Engage with U.S. Army War College
May 27, 2020
Diplomacy students participate in U.S. Army War College simulation of peace talks following the end of the Syrian Civil War.
- Diplomacy Professor Wins Online Teacher of the Year
May 22, 2020
Director of Online Programs and Associate Professor, Dr. Fredline M'Cormack-Hale, was named 2019's Online Teacher of the Year.
- Fearless, Accomplished and Ready to Influence the World
May 22, 2020
Graduating during a pandemic, the Class of 2020 have proven themselves Seton Hall Strong and prepared to make their mark.
- National Security Fellowship Presents to U.S. Officials
May 19, 2020
Student researchers offer findings and recommendations to U.S. officials from the State Department and Department of Defense.
- New Global Partnerships in Geneva
April 28, 2020
Two new partnerships offer exciting opportunities to expand students' global perspectives.
- Diplomacy Faculty Awarded Stanton Grants
April 01, 2020
Assistant Professors, Sara Moller and Father Brian Muzás, earn awards from the prestigious Stanton Foundation.
- From Volunteer to a Career in Promoting Peace
March 19, 2020
M.A. candidate, Sushant Naidu, has served at a UN Mission, earned the Peace Fellowship, and was selected for the Peace Corps.
- Diplomacy's Global Health Expert Testifies on COVID-19
March 16, 2020
Yanzhong Huang, a professor at the School of Diplomacy, provides perspective on world wide pandemic.
- Diplomacy Hosts Dialogue on Peacekeeping Operations’ Effectiveness
March 13, 2020
The School of Diplomacy welcomed UN scholars and practitioners to discuss ways to make peacekeeping more effective.
- $7.1M in Gifts to Enhance Buccino Leadership Program
March 12, 2020
The Buccino Leadership Institute has received more than $7 million in gifts to develop the next generation of leaders.
- New Grant and New Practitioner
March 10, 2020
A faculty grant award creates space to welcome U.S. Army Brigadier General to teach International Security.
- Seton Hall Model UN Ranked One of Nation's Top Teams
March 10, 2020
For the first time in the team’s history, SHUNA has been ranked 12th in the nation out of over 100 groups.
- Re-imagining Conflict Mediation and the Role of Religion
February 25, 2020
Seton Hall’s Center for Peace and Conflict Studies challenges students to expand their understanding of mediation obstacles.
- Practicing Nonviolent Peacemaking
February 19, 2020
Dr. Eli McCarthy, Director of the DC Peace Team, inspired students and staff to consider new pathways to resolving conflict.
- Great Minds Dialogue with Sr. Norma Pimentel
January 28, 2020
Named one of the “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders,” Sr. Norma will discuss "The American Identity, Crisis at the Border."
- Global Health Expert Interviewed by World Press
January 23, 2020
Professor Yanzhong Huang discusses issues around the outbreak of the Wuhan, China coronavirus.
- Georgetown Professor to Lead Peacemaking Training
January 22, 2020
Seton Hall will host a training workshop on nonviolent communication on Friday, 2/14 from 9am – 1pm in the Faculty Lounge.
- Fourth Annual "All Conflict is Local" Conference
November 26, 2019
On October 9, The Center for Peace and Conflict Studies hosted its fourth annual "All Conflict is Local" Conference.
- Where Technology and Politics Collide in Europe
November 24, 2019
Dr. Margarita Balmaceda explores the technological aspects and political implications of energy transportation across Europe.
- Diplomacy Professor to Present Book Findings for WTO
November 22, 2019
Martin Edwards, Ph.D., will present his recent research findings at a conference hosted by the World Trade Organization in Geneva.
- Women in Diplomacy
November 14, 2019
Tomorrow’s female leaders immerse themselves in the world of diplomacy through campus to career visits across NYC.
- Diplomacy Students Selected for Prestigious Leadership Mission to Israel
November 12, 2019
Three diplomacy students were selected for the Caravan for Democracy Student Leadership Mission to Israel.
- School of Diplomacy Welcomes Algerian Fulbright Scholar
November 07, 2019
International Fulbright Scholar, Houssam Eddine Beggas, joins the Diplomacy community as a new graduate student.
- Swiss Diplomat Returns to Teach Negotiation Course
November 04, 2019
Join the School of Diplomacy in welcoming back Ambassador Adam as the Sergio Vieira de Mello Endowed Visiting Chair.
- A Recent Alumnus Chooses to Stay Onboard as a Professor – Roger B. Alfani, M.S’19, Ph.D.
November 04, 2019
Alfani was offered a faculty position at Seton Hall after completing his Executive M.S., and he didn’t “think twice about it.”
- Ambassador Visits the Diplomacy Cohort
November 01, 2019
Ambassador Liberata Mulamula of Tanzania spoke on her 35 years of experience with Buccino Leadership students.
- $1 Million Gift to Diplomacy Leadership Center
October 31, 2019
Leadership Center is the recipient of a $1 million gift from the Henry F. Roman and Maryann Roman Family Trust.
- Diplomacy Professor Advances Academic Mission of University
October 16, 2019
One of Diplomacy's founding faculty members, Professor Assefaw Bariagaber, was awarded the 2019 Hakim Faculty Service Medal.
- Diplomacy School Launches Partnership with AmeriCorps
October 09, 2019
The School of Diplomacy partners with AmeriCorps to offer a matching scholarship program with current members and alumni.
- Nobel Laureate Addresses Community on Modern Slavery
October 09, 2019
Nobel laureate Nadia Murad delivered the keynote address at the Forum on Modern Slavery in Bethany Hall on Friday, Sept. 27.
- Peace Be with Us
October 09, 2019
Conference explores paths to nonviolence and looks at the Church's role in expanding peace worldwide.
- Core Co-Sponsors Conference on Non-violence and Peace
October 04, 2019
The University Core was one of several sponsors of a two-day conference on "Just Peace-making Through Non-violence," held in Bethany Hall on September 30th and October 1st.
- Nearly 800 Students and 130 Employers Attend Fall Career
October 01, 2019
Close to 800 students and 130 employers networked at The Career Center's Fall Career Fair.