Student Bios

Katie Nelson
2006
Majors: Global Studies, Honors
Minors: African Studies, French

After taking a Global Studies course with John Collins my freshman year, I knew that the Global Studies Department would offer me the round education that few other departments could.  A...

Sean Watkins
2007
Majors: Global Studies and Government

Many of my accomplishments can be credited to my time in the Global Studies department. It gave me the tools to think critically about the world around me and to act for the betterment of my...

Alison Paludi
2014
Majors: Global Studies
Minors: Education and African Studies

Coming from a small rural town, I was never really exposed to other peoples and cultures. Arriving at St. Lawrence in the fall of 2010, I had a strong desire to travel and get out of my comfort...

Jordan Pescrillo
2012
Majors: Global Studies
Minors: Education

As an undergraduate, I knew early on that I wanted to become a Global Studies major. My two concentration areas were Asia and Africa. Making this decision early allowed me to find many...

Frances Carreon
2013
Majors: Global Studies & Sociology (Double Major)
Minors: Caribbean and Latin American studies

In high school I learned a basic overview of the social conflicts that evoked wars within countries. Rarely did we discuss the economic development and international relations that tie to today’s...

2011
Majors: Global Studies
Minors: Economics and French

I am a Global Studies major concentrating in Western Africa and Europe with a minor in Economics and French. In the spring of 2008, I studied in Rouen, France with travel components to Quebec City...