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Education

American University – School of Public Affairs (SPA), Washington, D.C. May 2020 Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, International Studies, Advanced Leadership Studies, GPA: 3.77

Honors: Dean’s List, SPA Leadership Program, AU Scholars Research Community

New Trier High School, Winnetka, Illinois May 2016
Honors: Norman L. Frey Award for Excellence in English, President’s Volunteer Service Award, AP Scholar, Illinois State Scholar, Honor Roll, Latin Honor Society

Professional Experience

Fellow, Hillary for America — Washington, D.C. August – November 2016

  • Trained in campaign messaging, media, and outreach strategy
  • Organized volunteers for on and off-campus phone banks and canvassing events in Philadelphia

Field Intern, Nancy Rotering for Congress — Highland Park, Illinois January – March 2016

  • Gained knowledge in the groundwork of Congressional campaigns
  • Made calls and canvassed for local voter outreach, entered data into VAN and Votebuilder

Involvement

Staff Photographer, AU Photo Collective, American University Sept 2018 – Present

• Photographer for on & off-campus events and independent creative projects, for publication in AU student media or Photo Collective zines

Assistant Managing Editor, Clocks & Clouds, American University August 2018 -Present

• Oversees a team of student peer reviewers, synthesizes reviews and recommends articles for edits & publication

Reviewer, Clocks & Clouds, American University January 2018 – August 2018

• Double-blind reviewer of student-submitted academic work for American University’s undergraduate political science and international relations research journal

News Editor, SPA Leadership Steering Committee, American University, April 2017 – April 2018, Co-Communications Coordinator for the Leadership Program

  • Wrote, edited, and published online communications for program-wide distribution
  • Daily collaboration within the Communications team, Steering Committee, and Teaching Assistants to coordinate the mission and everyday operations of the Leadership program

Research

Focus in areas including climate change resiliency and women’s representation in government

• Fall/Spring 2018 — Independently researched climate change policy and the intersection of politics and media, culminating in an ongoing website project

• Spring 2017 — Conducted original research in women’s wings of political parties under the direction of Professor Cowell-Meyers and the AU Scholars Program

Relevant Skills

  • Writing & Editing
  • Research
  • Social Media
  • Web Design
  • Statistical Software (R)
  • Photography