Ross N. Berkes Scholarship Fund

Berkes was director of SIR from 1949 to 1976. He continued teaching until 1981, when he was named professor emeritus; later, he became a distinguished professor emeritus.

“Dr. Berkes laid the foundation for what has become one of the leading international relations programs in the United States,” said Paul E. Hadley, director of USC’s Emeriti Center and a professor emeritus of international relations.  Read more...


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