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Become Involved

CIE welcomes and relies on the active participation of UWM faculty and staff. To become involved, please contact Patrice Petro, Vice Provost for International Education.

Advisory Committees

Advisory committees assist CIE in developing and administering academic, overseas, outreach, and international student and scholar programs.

Global Studies Colloquia

CIE hosts regular Global Studies Colloquia by UWM faculty on issues pertaining to globalization.

Global Studies and International Studies Teaching

CIE invites faculty to teach courses for the interdisciplinary Global Studies and International Studies programs.  CIE will also cross-list departmental courses and advertise appropriate courses to students.

Global Studies Affiliates

Global Studies Affiliates receive notice of events and funding opportunities.  Affiliates may be invited (but are not required) to teach for the Global Studies program. To become a Global Studies Affiliate, please contact Tracy Buss, Research Coordinator,

Study Abroad

CIE assists faculty in developing and implementing overseas study, research, and exchange programs.

Scholarly Conferences

CIE holds scholarly conferences which highlight UWM faculty members' research and foster connections with international scholars and practitioners.


CIE sponsors a variety of research publications including the New Directions in International Studies book series; the online global studies journal - global-e; and the Center's biannual magazine - Global Currents. Submissions are welcome.

Funding Opportunities

CIE offers grant opportunities to support the development of international education at UWM.