International Information & Communication

The International Information and Communication field of study requires the completion of a minimum of three course credits from the list below.

As a reminder, please note:

  • A course may be counted for credit in only one Field of Study.
  • In those cases where a course is listed in more than one Field of Study, the student may choose the Field of Study in which it is to be credited.
  • Courses, however, may be used to meet both Divisional Breadth requirements and Field of Study requirements simultaneously.
Faculty Supervising this Field of Study: Professor Carolyn Gideon


DHP D204 U.S. Public Diplomacy
DHP D216m Social Networks in Organizations - Part One
DHP D217m Social Networks in Organizations - Part Two
*DHP P231 International Communication
[DHP P232] Communications Policy Analysis and Modeling
DHP P233 Information and Communications Technologies for Development
DHP P234
The Arts of Communication
DHP P234m
The Arts of Communication 
[DHP P248] Technology and International Security
DHP P249
Foundations of International Cybersecurity
EIB E280
Economics and Management of Technology 

Students taking DHP P232 may also offer one credit of the following courses to fulfill field requirements:

EIB E210m Quantitative Methods Module
EIB E211 Microeconomics
EIB E213 Econometrics

* This course is required for constitution of the field.
++ Any one of these courses may be used as the required course in the field.
+ Any one of these courses may be used as the second required course in the field.
[ ] Bracketed courses are those not offered 2013-2014.
Unless otherwise indicated, students need three course credits to complete a field of study. Modular courses count as one-half credit and if listed in a field, two must be taken to complete one course.

Professors with expertise in the field

Research Centers

Student Theses

Campi ya Kanzi Case Study: ECOTOURISM MARKETING IN KENYA (MALD 2010)

Nation Branding: Greece, a Country in Crisis (MIB 2010)

State Branding in the 21st Century (MALD 2009)

Collaborative Value Sharing Between Profit and NonProfit Partners in Emerging Markets: The Case of GrameenPhone in Bangladesh (MALD 2009)

Achieving Complex National Security Missions: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Design and Management of Collaborative Institutions (MALD 2009)

Conceptualizing Climate Change Migration: A Literature Review and Analysis of the State of the Field and its Implications (MALD 2009)

Towards a National Information Infrastructure Initiative for the United States: An Analysis of Global Broadband Deployment, Adoption and Policies for Enhancement (MALD 2008)

If We Could Hear & Read Their Stories: A Comparative Analysis of Perpetrator Patterns & Community Responses to Sexual Violence in Liberia & Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (MALD 2008)

Never Again? The Failure of the International Community and the Media During the Rwanda Genocide (MALD 2008)

A Story of Communication, Power and Vision: Bringing Guatemalan Civil Society into the National Decision-Making Process (MALD 2008)

NGO Mission and Staff Perception: A Case Study of the Finca del Niño (MALD 2008)

Farm Animal Welfare and WTO Law: Assessing the Legality of Policy Measures (MALD 2008)

Adopem Bank: Microfinance in the Dominican Republic, A Case Study (MALD 2008)