Center for HGHRS

The Department of Global Studies offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies and minors in International Studies and Holocaust, Genocide & Human Rights Studies. [Read more about us here.]


From the moment I stepped on campus, I quickly became engaged with the community. I participated in clubs such as the Hispanic College Awareness Program (HCAP) and College Mentors for Kids. I was part of the first United Nations Millennium Fellowship program at UNC Charlotte. My team and I organized workshops for high school students […]


June 18 – July 15, 2024. This month-long program will allow students to examine in-depth the Spanish empire’s role in the evolution of globalization as we know it, and explore how 16th-century developments relate to and inform 21st-century global issues. Our journey begins in Madrid, where we will visit historic landmarks like the Palacio Real […]


Gracen is a Political Science and International Studies major. She is an amazing student who is very globally engaged at UNC Charlotte and within the Charlotte community. She is currently a member of the Mu chapter since November 2020. She is a student in the Global Engagement Scholars Program (GESP). Gracen was a World Affairs […]


Feminist Translation Studies: Local and Transnational Perspectives (Routledge, 2017) explores feminist approaches to translation across diverse geographical and historical locations as resistant transnational practices that challenge multiple forms of domination. In the piece, they introduce feminist translation studies, discuss the role that translation plays in the transnational, and examine the relationship between feminist praxis, translation, […]

Contact Global Studies

UNC Charlotte
Department of Global Studies
Building Macy 103
9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001

Department Chair
Dale L. Smith, Ph.D.
Macy 103

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Charles Houck, Ph.D.
Macy 104

Department Advisor
Y. Shonta Le Master, M.Ed.
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