Meet MGA Students


Current students and alumni from the master of global affairs program in the Keough School of Global Affairs represent more than 50 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; Haiti; Honduras; Hungary; India; Indonesia; Iran; Japan; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Kyrgyzstan; Lebanon; Mali; Mexico; Moldova; Mongolia; Morocco; Nepal; Nicaragua; Nigeria; Pakistan; Palestine; Peru; the Philippines; Russia; Sierra Leone; South Africa; South Korea; Taiwan; Tajikistan; Trinidad and Tobago; Turkey; Ukraine; Uganda; the United Kingdom; the United States; Uzbekistan; Vietnam; 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.



Elischia Fludd

Elischia Fludd

Sustainable Development, 2023

United States

Elischia Fludd has worked in education assessment and tutored business English to students studying English as a Second Language (ESL). She is the founder and former executive director of EOTO World, a capacity-building nongovernmental organization focused on poverty eradication, peacebuilding, and sustainable development. As a community organizer, Elischia worked for Brooklyn Community Board 6 in youth services and also worked for Safe Horizon in a domestic violence shelter. As a student, she helped establish a university-wide sexual assault policy at the City University of New York.

Elischia led the NYC Alliance South Bronx project ENVISION, focusing on sexual violence prevention. She has served in government operations for the Red Cross and worked for the National Sexual Assault Hotline. As a freelance journalist, her work was syndicated nationally and internationally, and she has conducted market research for a private global research and analysis firm. Elischia is an award-winning social entrepreneur and advocate with a bachelor’s degree in forensic psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and an MBA from New England College. Her academic interests focus on climate change and social inequity. As a master of global affairs student, Elischia is the recipient of a Lu Sun and Arthur Zhang Fellowship.