The Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) comprises 60+ schools in the Americas, Asia, and Europe dedicated to the improvement of professional education in international affairs and the advancement thereby of international understanding, prosperity, peace, and security.

APSIA members work to promote excellence in professional, international affairs education worldwide by sharing information and ideas among member schools and with other higher education institutions, the international affairs community, and the general public.

APSIA.org serves as a clearinghouse of information for prospective students and employers.

Executive Office


APSIA’s Executive Office is housed at the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, College Park. 



Executive Director

Carmen Iezzi Mezzera







Program Associate

 Margaret B. Brown



Executive Committee


Susan M. Collins
Dean, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
University of Michigan

Vice President

Robert Hutchings
Dean, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
The University of Texas at Austin


James Goldgeier
Dean, School of International Service
American University



Resat Kasaba
Director, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
University of Washington

Kishore Mahbubani
Dean, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
National University of Singapore

Ghassan Salame
Dean, Paris School of International Affairs
Sciences Po



Gerard Sheehan
Executive Associate Dean, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Tufts University