Dr. Hamid Serri, who has a specialty in security studies, will be teaching a variety of courses on the Dahlonega campus including “Global Issues” and “Comparative Security Issues.” Dr. Serri received his Ph.D. degree in international relations at Florida International University in Miami in 2015. Dr. Luisa Diaz-Kope is the new M.P.A. coordinator. Dr. Diaz-Kope completed her Ph.D. degree in public policy and public administration at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va., in May. Sadie Foote is a 2016 graduate of the M.A.I.A. program and will teach several sections of “Global Issues” on the Dahlonega campus.