Clark Center for Global Engagement

James M. Clark Center for Global Engagement

The purpose of the Clark Center for Global Engagement is to advance international education, service and scholarship on the SUNY Cortland campus; to provide an integrated framework to organize and promote all aspects of international education, service and scholarship; and to promote a full appreciation of and involvement with the global community. The center shall be concerned with both on-campus and off-campus, academic and non-academic programs.


Clark Center Director, Prof. Balas, PhD (Coordinator, International Studies) gave a one hour interview to Radio Romania Cultural about the COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter protests in the U.S.
June 18, 2020

Previous Clark Center Director, Prof. Sharon Steadman, PhD (Sociology/Anthropology and International Studies) has served as the guest editor of the Journal of Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology & Heritage Studies
April 26, 2020

Eight SUNY Cortland students represented the university in the 33rd SUNY Model European Union Conference in Brussels, Belgium
March 15, 2020

Clark Center Director, Prof. Balas, PhD (Coordinator, International Studies) gave 15 public lectures in India in January 2020
February 15, 2020

Seven International Studies students participate in International Strategic Crisis Exercise "Jammu and Kasmir" at Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs 
November 5, 2019

Clark Center Council Member, Julie Ficarra, PhD, won the 2019 NAFSA Innovative Research in International Education Award

Upcoming Events

Leading Change in United Nations Organizations, Wednesday, March 5 at 12:30pm, Jacobus Lounge, Brockway Hall. Lecture by Catherine Bertini, Distinguished Fellow, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, former World Food Programme Director, 1992-2002

Judging Deliberation: An Assessment of the Crowdsourced Icelandic Constitutional Project, Wednesday, February 26 at 6pm, Jacobus Lounge, Brockway Hall. Lecture by Delia Popescu, PhD, Political Science, Le Moyne College

Small Powers at the League of Nations, Tuesday, February 25 at 4:30pm, Sperry 104. Lecture by Alexandru Balas, PhD, Coordinator, International Studies Program