Active Learning in International Affairs Section (ALIAS)

A map of ALIAS's Panel Titles from ISA 2013

Welcome to ALIAS

ALIAS is a section of the International Studies Association dedicated to exploring active learning approaches and techniques (ex. case studies, simulations, study abroad, film) to teaching international affairs. We also encourage exploration of interdisciplinary active learning approaches and rethinking overarching curricular issues in international studies.


Esther Skelley Jordan| Section Chair
March 2019 - March 2020
Kennesaw State University

J. Simon Rofe| Section Program Co-Chair / Vice President
March 2019 - March 2020
SOAS University of London

Megan Becker| Section Program Co-Chair
March 2019 - March 2020
University of Southern California

See Governance & Leadership

Become a Member

When you become an ISA member, you can add on an ALIAS membership for a low fee. Membership dues help to support section activities and awards.

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The International Studies Association

Representing over 100 countries, ISA has more than 6,500 members worldwide and is the most respected and widely known scholarly association in this field. Endeavoring to create communities of scholars dedicated to international studies, ISA is divided into 7 geographic subdivisions of ISA (Regions), 29 thematic groups (Sections) and 4 Caucuses which provide opportunities to exchange ideas and research with local colleagues and within specific subject areas.
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