International Relations

At Lake Forest College, our students and faculty approach global issues like war and peace, development and underdevelopment, and imperialism and national self-determination with an interdisciplinary approach.

Through study in politics, history, economics, sociology, psychology, and foreign languages, our students prepare for positions in U.S. national government and the national governments of other countries, and with inter-governmental institutions, non-governmental institutions, and business enterprises.

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    Several Lake Forest College students were guests at a fundraising gala for Bright Hope International. In attendance were Akua Agyei ’15, Ariane Uwamba ’15, and Mbakisi Gopolang ’14, each of whom conducted research for Bright Hope on savings groups and private school funding models in poverty-stricken areas. Their efforts offered guidance to the organization for improved poverty alleviation programs. Also attending were Marcel Tatum ’17 and Sihle Tsabedze ’15.  

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    President of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and former U.S. Permanent Representative to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Ivo Daalder, will speak on campus on March 5.
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