Erin Adamson currently teaches graduate academic writing in GIST 898: Master’s Thesis and in Graduate Writing Experience 1 and 2 for the Interagency Studies Program of GIST.

Razi Ahmad
Wescoe Hall, Room #2096

Dr. Ahmad’s research and teaching focus is on Persian language and literature, Indo-Persian culture, and history and politics of Islam in the Middle East and South Asia.

Lecturer, Global & International Studies Master's Program

Dr. Robert F. Baumann is currently the Director of Graduate Degree Programs for the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) at Ft. Leavenworth. He has been teaching for the Global & International Studies Master's Program since 2003.

Lecturer, Global & International Studies Master's Program

In addition to her lecturer position at KU, Dr. Budd is an associate professor of Political Science, and the Director of the International Studies program in the Department of Government, International Studies and Languages at the University of Central Missouri.


Dr. Brian Lagotte is an anthropologist of education focusing on policy issues both domestically and internationally. He currently teaches three GIST courses: the introduction to the Global and International Studies (GIST 301), research methods for undergraduate students (GIST 610), and the capstone course for undergraduate honors students (GIST 699).

Geetanjali Tiwari

Dr. Tiwari is a lecturer in the Department of Religious Studies. She teaches GIST 325 Peoples & Cultures of South Asia, the Core required course for the Undergraduate Certificate in South Asian Culture. She also teaches GIST 301 Introduction to Global & International Studies.


Hal Wert is a lecturer for the Global & International Studies MA Program at the Edwards Campus, teaching for the program since spring of 2004. Dr. Wert is also a Professor of History at the Kansas City Art Institute.

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