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February 2022Faculty Spotlight2022School of Diplomacy News

Rajaa Altalli Joins School of Diplomacy as Spring Sergio Vieira de Mello Chair

Rajaa Altalli, a Syrian civil society leader, joined Seton Hall’s School of Diplomacy as the Sergio Vieira de Mello Endowed Visiting Chair and as a Fellow in the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies. Ms. Altalli brings her unique perspective and extensive experiences to the School of Diplomacy this spring.

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February 2022Alumni Spotlight2022School of Diplomacy News

Alumni Spotlight: Daniela Maquera Sardón

Daniela Maquera Sardon recently sat down with the Diplomatic Envoy to recall her experiences at Seton Hall University. Daniela migrated to New Jersey at age fifteen from Peru and graduated from Seton Hall University in 2021 as the university valedictorian with a Diplomacy and Economics major and an Asian Studies minor. She proceeded to do a remote exchange student at Stockholm University in Development Economics; she is now working with Mercy Corps as an intern while studying at Fudan University for her Master of Science in World and Chinese Economy on a Chinese Government Scholarship.

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Campus Spotlight2021April 2021AmericasAfricaSchool of Diplomacy News

National Security Fellows from the School of Diplomacy Brief the National Security Council

A group of 11 graduate students recently presented their research findings to the National Security Council under the guidance and advisement of Professor Mohamad Mirghahari, a Tom and Ruth Sharkey Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the School of Diplomacy. Professor Mirghahari is a former Presidential Appointee under the Obama Administration who served as a senior advisor to the chief of staff for the Transportation Security Administration. Prior to that, he spent 14 years working at the Department of Defense and is a recipient of the Secretary of Homeland Security’s Award for Excellence.

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September 2019Faculty SpotlightSchool of Diplomacy News

Dr. Courtney Smith: A Statement from the Dean of the School of Diplomacy’s New Dean

Dean Courtney Smith joined the School of Diplomacy 20 years ago. Due to his strong research understanding and professional relationship with the United Nations, Dean Smith became a Pirate directly following the Diplomacy School’s founding.

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Campus SpotlightApril 2019AfricaSchool of Diplomacy NewsConflict and Security

Interview with Marcel Yameogo: Diplo Grad and Presidential Candidate in Burkina Faso

Mr. Yameogo is not your ordinary graduate student; he is the national General Secretary for the Congress for Democracy and Progress Party (CDP) in his home country of Burkina Faso. In addition, he is a candidate for the 2020 Burkina Faso presidential elections.

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