Monday, February 25, 2013

Student Spotlight: Shanah Lee

This post is the tenth in an on-going series highlighting SAIS concentrations.
As a region, Africa is extremely diverse, and it faces a number of challenges that are unique to this continent.  The African Studies concentration at SAIS is organized organized along three broad themes: governance, development, and security.  Dr. Peter Lewis, SAIS professor and director of African Studies, discusses what makes African Studies at SAIS different from other programs:
You can also hear Dr. Lewis discuss some of the challenges faced by Africa here.
In addition to academic offerings, students in the African Studies concentration have the benefit of a regular seminar series featuring dozens of speakers and covering a wide range of topics, and many students pursue research projects and/or internships in various countries across the continent.
You can learn more about African Studies at SAIS here.
Thanks for reading!
— Erin Skelly Cameron, Associate Director of Admissions
To read previous entries in this series, please click here.