Engaging Minds, Transforming Lives

International Studies


The International Studies Program is interdisciplinary, drawing on faculty from across a wide range of academic departments including: Anthropology, Art History, Chinese, Communications Studies, Economics, English, French, German, History, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, Spanish, Sociology and Theater.

  • Professor of Art History
    (512) 863-1349
    Fine Arts 232
    Specialty: Kim Smith's research focuses on the art of central Europe from the first decades of the 20th century, the intellectual history of art history, and feminism and art history.

You can also view the web pages of the other members of the International Studies committee to learn more about their educational backgrounds and research interests.

  • Associate Professor of History
    (512) 863-1501
    Mood-Bridwell 215
    Specialty: Modern European History,  France and the French Empire, Migration, Muslims and the Islamic World,Human Rights,Humanitarianism 
  • Professor of History
    (512) 863-1498
    Mood-Bridwell 217
    Specialty: Chinese and Japanese History; Historiography; World History
  • Professor of Political Science
    (512) 863-1604
    Mood-Bridwell 242
    Specialty: Comparative Politics (Comparative Revolutions; Contentious Politics; Latin American and Caribbean Politics; Ideologies); International Politics (Peace and Conflict; IR Theory); Political Sociology.
  • Professor of Spanish
    (512) 863-1885
    Olin 308
    Specialty: 20th and 21st Century Hispano American Narrative and Drama. Chilean Narrative, Drama and Film. Hispanic Film.
  • Tisha Temple

    Director of Intercultural Learning
    (512) 863-1538
    PRC 232