Awardee: Miloni Gandhi
Institution: De Anza College
Department/Discipline: Global Studies
Course Title: Contemporary Global Studies
This is an interdisciplinary introduction to contemporary global problems and issues, with emphasis on cultural events that impact all our lives. Students will learn to explore, analyze, and identify local solutions to global issues and problems, through the lens of intrapersonal, interpersonal, institutional, and cultural perspectives. The impact of race, ethnicity and inequality in world affairs, the processes of economic development and globalization, the environmental impacts of human activities, and people’s experiences of war and peace will be analyzed.