Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change

Organization profile

Organization profile

The Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change (ICGC) has the following objectives:

  • To foster an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural community of faculty and students committed to studying global change.

  • To provide intellectual and financial support for graduate/professional students focusing on the global south.

  • To provide graduate/professional student grants for internships and predissertation fieldwork in the global south.

  • To organize interdisciplinary seminars and workshops on theoretical, comparative and methodological issues related to global change and offer ICGC scholars a graduate minor in Development Studies and Social Change.

  • To present formal public lectures and informal discussion series by scholars and practitioners.

  • To collaborate with Dillard University, Tougaloo College and University of Minnesota, Morris, in a multi-year Honors Program in International Studies for U.S. undergraduate students of color headed for graduate school.

  • To develop transnational scholarly partnerships with universities and other institutions in the global south.


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