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What to do with an International Institute education?

A workshop exploring some of the career options available to those with a degree from the International Institute

Thursday, April 19, 2012
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Bunche Hall, Room 10367

What can you do with your International Institute degree? What options can you explore? What do majors usually do after they graduate? Join panelists Stephen Commins and Claudia Hoffmann to learn more.

Commins, a lecturer in UCLA’s Department of Urban Planning, works in areas of regional and international development, with an emphasis on service delivery and governance in fragile states. Commins has served as director of the Development Institute at the UCLA African Studies Center, director of policy and planning at World Vision International and a senior human development specialist at the World Bank. He currently teaches courses in regional and international development and the role of non-governmental organizations.

Hoffmann, a Mellon postdoctoral fellow and visiting assistant professor with a split appointment in cinema and media studies, and African studies, is currently working on projects related to the Nigerian film industry, also known as Nollywood, and Nigerian émigré filmmakers who use film and other media to address issues of local and global inequalities. She is conducting research on Nollywood-style filmmaking in Los Angeles.

Sponsor(s): Interdepartmental Degree Programs

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