Student Spotlights

"My degree program has given me the requisite skills and knowledge to feel confident in my next steps after graduation, and has given me a well rounded understanding of the world that makes me feel as if I can make a difference in whatever field…

"I chose to major in international relations because I enjoyed the flexibility of the major requirements and its interdisciplinary focus - it allowed me to explore whatever took my fancy across history, political science, religious studies,…

Congratulations to IR senior Emma Smith on being awarded Stanford's prestigious Lloyd W. Dinkelspiel Award for Outstanding Service to Undergraduate Education! Read the Stanford Report article.

IR senior Maya Guzdar '22 is senior class president and a scholar of Mandarin and will soon begin a one-year master’s program as a Schwarzman Scholar at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Read the Stanford Report feature article on Maya!

Arabella (she/her) is a sophomore from New York City. She just declared her major as International Relations with specializations in Social Development & Human Well-Being and International Security. She spoke with us about how she became…