I graduated from New Albany High School (New Albany, OH) in 2014, and am currently a student at the American University, double majoring in International Studies (SIS ’18) and Political Science (SPA ’18). In addition to my academic studies, I am a violinist in the AU Symphony Orchestra, as well as a member of the AU Mock Trial Team.
My current research interests include: gender and sexuality history, genocide, and conflict studies.
- Speak Spanish fluently and be able to converse in German.
- Study abroad in Madrid so that I not only have a formal Spanish immersion experience, but also have to opportunity to explore Western European political culture.
- Create and maintain connections with various professionals in fields that I am interested in
- Build a resume with a wide range of skills
- Obtain an internship at the State Department or an Embassy
- Develop my time management skills
- Maintain connections with close friends from home
- Successfully pass my first honors course at American University
- Stay on top of my schoolwork at all times
- Maintain good relationships with my professors
- Attend at least one international event off-campus
- Avoid the freshman plague
Nadeen Makhlouf, AU Honors Counselor
- AU Symphony Orchestra
- AU Mock Trial
Major: International Studies (SIS ’18) and Political Science (SPA ’18)