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Congratulations to Political Science Professor Mark K. Cassell, Ph.D., who recently published an article and was interviewed by Mitteilungen, a publication focused on Germany’s banking system. The article discusses the central role of the publicly-held savings banks during economic and social crises including the refugee crisis in 2015 and the current Covid pandemic among other topics. Cassell teaches public policy and administration courses, European politics, comparative public policy, and urban politics in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State. He also directs our Washington Progr...

Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) is one of the fastest-growing educational fields in the world.

Kent State is one of few institutions in the nation offering a hands-on, comprehensive certificate program in TEFL. As part of the program, students are required to teach abroad in Florence, Italy, where they gain experience as teachers of English while immersing themselves within another culture.

Studying abroad not just for students As part of Kent State University President Lester A. Lefton’s visions for the university, Kent State established an international exchange program with the University of Würzburg, Germany, to broaden students’ educational experiences. The program allows undergraduate students from Kent State and the University of Würzburg to travel abroad and study at the respective universities. But students are not the only ones involved in this program; professors are also joining in the exchange. Kent State’s Associate Professor of History Isolde Thyret is in German...

Fourteen Kent State University students recently traveled to Germany for a three-week education-abroad program. The students gained cultural, democratic and social experiences while learning a little bit more about themselves in the process. Associate Professor of History Richard Steigmann-Gall, Ph.D., and Associate Professor of Political Science Mark Cassell, Ph.D., have both been to Germany before. Both did their graduate work there and Cassell was born in Frankfurt. After becoming colleagues at Kent State in 2000, they realized that they had first met in Berlin back in 1995. ...

POL 40995/HIST 49195 May Intersession 2012 Study Abroad Modern Germany: Politics, History & Culture Is Germany an exemplar of democratic stability or a country on the cusp of another crisis? How could a country that gave the world Enlightenment and Goethe also give us dictatorship and war? Where is Germany today and where will it be in the future? Students will have an opportunity to examine these questions up close and personal by traveling to Germany and visiting the three locations that are the center of Germany's past, present and future. Visit Frankfurt (headquarters of ...

Congratulations to graduate student Tanya Ostapenko, who has been selected to participate in the 2010 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany, which offers a unique opportunity for PhD candidates in the early-to-mid phase of their research to interact with the world's leading scientists.   ...