Rome 2015

Revelle Global Seminars & UC San Diego Education Abroad


Global Seminar: Revelle in Rome - Humanities 3

Revelle students in Rome
William Tronzo, Senior Teaching Professor in the Visual Arts Department at UCSD, is an art historian whose teaching and research, from the very beginning of his career, has brought him continuously to Rome, where he has logged many years in residence. He has had a long association with the American Academy in Rome, the center for artists and scholars on the Janiculum Hill right beside the American University of Rome (AUR), where the Global Seminar will hold its classes. At UCSD, he teaches a wide range of courses in the History of Art and Architecture and is Director of the Program in European Studies.
The goal of the Revelle in Rome Global Seminar is to explore an American experience in Rome through the lenses of art and literature.  Learn more about Revelle in Rome.

Global Seminar: Revelle in London

Revelle in LondonPatrick Patterson has been teaching at UC San Diego since 2001, first for the Making of the Modern World program at Eleanor Roosevelt College, and more recently as a member of the History Department. His research focuses on the history of 20th-century Eastern Europe and the Balkans, with major emphases on everyday life and consumer culture and on the interplay of Islam, Christianity, and secular society. He teaches courses on everyday life under authoritarian rule, Islam and immigration in contemporary Europe, Americanization and anti-Americanism, law and religion, and the international law of war crimes and genocide. He received his Ph.D. in History from the University of Michigan, a J.D. from the University of Virginia, and an A.B. in Religion from Princeton University.

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Global Seminar: Enlightenment, Revolution, and Romanticism in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Scotland

Michael Parrish, Distinguished Professor of History, has taught at UCSD since 1968 and served for five years as department chairman. He regularly offers courses in the history of American law, religion and law, famous American trials, and American films that focus on law, justice, and lawyers. 

He was educated at the University of California (Riverside), Yale University, and the Harvard Law School. Seniors at UCSD’s Thurgood Marshall College have recognized him as one of their Outstanding Professors. In 2007-08 he directed the UC Education Abroad Program in Edinburgh and supervised 150 UC students at that university as well as Glasgow, St. Andrews, Durham, York, Leeds, Dublin, Cork and Galway. In 2006-07 he served as the Bicentennial Professor of American Studies at the University of Helsinki, Finland.

He has traveled extensively in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Europe.

Often referred to as “the Athens of the North” because of its rich intellectual tradition in the arts, humanities, and sciences, Edinburgh is the second most visited city in the United Kingdom after London.  Learn more about Enlightenment, Revolution, and Romanticism in Edinburgh.

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Global Seminars & Education Abroad Application

The Revelle Global Seminars and Study Abroad Scholarship is a merit- and need-based scholarship and is open to Revelle College students who will participate in a Global Seminar or Study Abroad Program between Summer 2018 and Spring 2019.

Students must be in good standing, must attend UC San Diego full time, and must have completed HUM 1 and HUM 2 at UC San Diego by the end of Spring 2018. Applicants must demonstrate financial need for the scholarship, which is determined by the student's total resources (including parental and spousal support), cost of education, and receipt of other scholarships and grants. Individual awards typically range from $500 to $1,000.

The application deadline for this scholarship is March 1; early application date is February 1; please submit your application to the Revelle College Provost’s Office. A committee will review all scholarship applications and notify selected recipients by Tuesday, May 1, 2018.

Apply here for Revelle College Global Seminars and UC San Diego Education Abroad programs.


Roseanne Galegher or Tonia Pizer
Study Abroad UC San Diego
International Center
9500 Gilman Drive #0018
La Jolla, California 92093-0018

Phone: (858) 534-1123