SIR Academic Advising

The SIR academic advising time is comprised of Katrina Miranda, Luda Spilewsky, and Annie Lam. The advisors work to ensure that IR students meet all the requirements for degree completion. Additionally, they are excellent resources for information on study abroad programs, graduate school, and any other academic needs.

If you have any questions regarding your IR major or majoring/minoring in IR please contact your respective advisor.

Meetings are made by appointment only Monday through Friday. You can either sign up for an appointment in VKC 301 or by calling 213-740-6278. No walk-in appointments accepted.

Academic Advisor: Katrina Miranda (Last Names A-G)

Katrina Miranda is the academic advisor for students with last names A-G. She currently serves as the lead academic advisor, and coordinates various IR summer programs.

Email: kcmirand@usc.edu

Phone:(213) 740-0772

Academic Advisor: Luda Spilewsky (Last Names H-O)

Luda Spilewsky is the academic advisor for students with last names H-O. 2015 marked Luda's 50th year of service at USC.

Email: ludas@usc.edu

Phone:(213) 740-8629

Academic Advisor: Annie Lam (Last Names P-Z)

Annie Lam is the academic advisor for students with last names P-Z. She has been a part of the advising team for three years, and coordinates various IR summer programs.

Email: annielam@usc.edu

Phone:(213) 740-8630

Career Advisor: Ashley Bonanno

The School of International Relations Career Advisor, Ashley Bonanno helps students find and apply to internships.

She meets with students on a one-on-one basis, to discuss internship options and to help students find the internship that is in line with their professional development trajectory.

Ashley also helps students with resume and cover letter writing, and interview skills. If you are interested in meeting with Ashley please make an appointment.

You can either call 213-740-2136 or email her at bonanno@usc.edu. same day appointments will not be accepted.

  • School of International Relations
  • 3518 Trousdale Parkway
  • Von KleinSmid Center 330
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-0043
  • Phone: (213) 740 - 2136