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.



Tené Morgan

Tené Morgan

Global Affairs + Specialization (offered through 2022), 2023

United States

Tené Morgan served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ethiopia, teaching English to secondary school students. Prior to her Peace Corps service, she volunteered with City of Lakes AmeriCorps in St. Paul, Minnesota, and also with Mercy Volunteer Corps in Savannah, Georgia. She holds a BA in psychology with a minor in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) from the University of New Mexico. 

Tené has professional experience as a youth worker in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she developed curriculum, coordinated and managed youth-led virtual community organizing, facilitated youth advisory boards, and led program design. Before coming to Notre Dame, she was a program coordinator for Midwest Schools for Transformations’ Youth-Led Initiatives for Justice. As a master of global affairs student, Tené will continue her commitment to managing safe and empowering spaces for youth through the lens of dignity and international community-building. As a master of global affairs student, Tené is the recipient of a Choi Family Fellowship and a Coca-Cola Global Affairs Fellowship.