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Global Studies & International Development Studies

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Monday-Friday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM in 10357 Bunche.

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Sandy Valdivieso
Global Studies & International Development Studies
10357 Bunche Hall, Mail Code: 148703
Box 951487
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1487
Tel: 310.825.5187
Fax: 310.206.3555

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