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Friday, May 3, 2024
Doors open at 2:30 PM; Ceremony starts promptly at 3 PM
1010 Weiser Hall, 500 Church St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Includes all Fall 2023, Winter 2024, and Summer 2024 graduates from the Masters in International and Regional Studies (MIRS) and II Area Studies majors, minors, and graduate certificate programs including the following centers: African Studies Center; Center for European Studies; Center for Japanese Studies; Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies; Center for South Asian Studies, Center for Southeast Asian Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Global Islamic Studies Center; and Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies.

Keynote Speaker
Lynette Clemetson

Charles R. Eisendrath Director of Wallace House

Student Speaker
Lindsey Quint

Master of Arts in International and Regional Studies, Chinese Studies Specialization

Remarks by
Pär Cassel

Graduate Studies (Masters in International and Regional Studies) Director; and Associate Professor, History

Remarks by 
Mary Gallagher

International Institue Director; and Amy and Alan Lowenstein Professor in Democracy, Democratization, and Human Rights, Political Science

Recognition of Graduates by Center Directors and Associate Directors

Omolade Adunbi, Director, African Studies Center & Massy Mutumba, Associate Director, African Studies Center, and Center Mentor, African Studies Specialization

Geneviève Zubrzycki, Director, Center for European Studies

Elizabeth King, Director, Center for Russian, East European, & Eurasian Studies

Denise Saint Arnault, Interim Director, Center for Japanese Studies; and Kevin Carr, Director of Graduate Studies, Center for Japanese Studies

Gavin Arnall, Director, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies

Ryan Szpiech, Director, Center for Middle Eastern & North African Studies; and Jay Crisostomo, Associate Director, Center for Middle Eastern & North African Studies

Aliyah Khan, Director, Global Islamic Studies Center; and Murad Idris, Associate Director, Global Islamic Studies Center

Matthew Hull, Director, Center for South Asian Studies

Allen Hicken, Director, Center for Southeast Asian Studies

Ann Lin, Director, Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies; and David Rolston, Associate Director, Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies

African Studies Center

Master of Arts in International and Regional Studies, African Studies Specialization

Delany Doggett

Center for Japanese Studies

Master of Arts in International and Regional Studies, Japanese Studies Specialization

Sara Renee Chittenden

Annabella Jankowski

Joel Liesenberg

Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies

Graduate Certificate, Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Kaitlyn Potter

Bachelor of Arts, Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Genesis Gonzales

Jose Ramos

Minor, Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Yakirah Mitchel

Center for Middle Eastern & North African Studies

Master of Arts in International and Regional Studies, Middle Eastern and North African Studies Specialization

Shakeelah Hicks

Rosa Razmi

Ahmad Taylor

Bachelor of Arts, Middle Eastern and North African Studies

Hanna  Lupovitch

Dania Amne Zeidan

Bachelor of Science, Middle Eastern and North African Studies

Salma Hamamy

Nour Yahya

Rawan Antar

Minor, Modern Middle Eastern and North African Studies

Alexandra Dunie

Sarah Gargouri

Rob Lucas

Manar Zoulfikar

Center for Russian, East European, & Eurasian Studies

Master of Arts in International and Regional Studies, Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies Specialization

Elaina Karpenko

Alexandra (Sasha) Luckau

Timothy Olson

Master of Arts in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Kaja Lill

Center for South Asian Studies

Master of Arts in International and Regional Studies, South Asian Studies Specialization

Mohammad Azeem Khan

Center for Southeast Asian Studies

Master of Arts in International and Regional Studies, Southeast Asian Studies Specialization

Chloe Damon

Donna Hoang

Ruizhe Zhang

Global Islamic Studies Center

Minor, Islamic Studies

Zainab Hakim

Bilal Irfan

Anneka Lindsay

Tasneem Madani

Eeman Munir

Nour Yahya

Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies

Master of Arts in International and Regional Studies, Chinese Studies Specialization

Lindsey Quint

Daegan H. Reynolds

Zyaire Shih

Alexis Wu

Yanze Yu

Liangyuan Zeng

Hao Zhang