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.



Kevin Mann

Kevin Mann

Sustainable Development, 2023

United States

Kevin Mann has worked in the education sector on multiple continents. He served in the Peace Corps in South Africa from 2015 to 2017 as part of the Schools and Community Resource Program and taught English in Shizuoka, Japan through the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme. He also has worked in Myanmar and the United Kingdom. 

In the United States, Kevin worked with the Petey Greene Program, which supplements correctional education systems by providing individualized tutoring for incarcerated people. He also served a teacher in Camden, New Jersey with Uncommon Schools, a top-performing charter school network. Before coming to Notre Dame, he collaborated with the Peace Corps Virtual Service Program to bring robust remote teaching practices to South African schools. Kevin holds a BA in English from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. As a master of global affairs student, he is the recipient of a Donald & Marilyn Keough Fellowship and a Monaghan Family Global Fellowship.