Global Studies

Program Overview

The field of Global Studies blends methodological techniques from the humanities, arts, and social sciences and other academic fields to promote both qualitative and quantitative research on problems facing the world today (e.g., environmental pollution, human and drug trafficking, terrorism, immigration, international debt, cyber-security, religious and cultural conflicts) that cannot be solved through a national or provincial approach. The program draws from the expertise of faculty within and outside UMass Lowell, enriches students’ understanding of the world, builds global citizenship, enhances research skills, and increases their opportunities for career success.