Meet MGA Students


Current students and alumni from the master of global affairs program in the Keough School of Global Affairs represent more than 60 countries including:

Afghanistan; Argentina; Bangladesh; Belarus; Belize; Botswana; Burkina Faso; Canada; Chile; China; Colombia; Costa Rica; Democratic Republic of Congo; Ecuador; Egypt; El Salvador; Ethiopia; Finland; The Gambia; Ghana; Guatemala; Haiti; Honduras; Hungary; India; Indonesia; Iran; Japan; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Kyrgyzstan; Lebanon; Mali; Mexico; Moldova; Mongolia; Morocco; Myanmar; Nepal; Nicaragua; Nigeria; Pakistan; Palestine; Peru; the Philippines; Russia; Sierra Leone; Singapore; South Africa; South Korea; Syria; Taiwan; Tajikistan; Trinidad and Tobago; Tunisia; Turkey; Ukraine; Uganda; the United Kingdom; the United States; Uzbekistan; Venezuela; Vietnam; Yemen; and Zimbabwe.

Our students bring a wealth of professional experience in international development, education, peacebuilding, environmental conservation, human rights, humanitarian assistance, journalism, and other fields. All students in the class have received fellowships thanks to a number of generous families, as well as foundation support and funding from institutes and the university more widely.



Anna Lande

Anna Lande

Global Affairs + Specialization (offered through 2022), 2022

United States

Anna Lande is invested in identifying international conflicts and sustainable methods of conflict stabilization. Her interest grew from her time interviewing diplomats and community leaders as a National Public Radio affiliate reporter at the station KUNM. Anna was honored in the Randolph Hearst National Radio Broadcast News Competition and named Best Student Reporter by New Mexico’s Broadcaster’s Association. Anna served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ethiopia, where she partnered with agriculture ministry workers to advance home gardening and nutrition practices in rural communities. Additionally, Anna directed gender equity and sexual health education programs to high school students and young adults in conjunction with Raya University. 

Anna graduated summa cum laude from the University of New Mexico with a BA in political science and minors in Spanish and journalism. She is the recipient of a Coverdell Peace Corps Fellowship.