Rachel Ferrari is a second year student at American University pursuing a B.A. in Political Science and International Studies. She currently serves as a Teaching Assistant and member of the SPA Leadership Program. In addition, she is a Co-Founder of the Program for the Assistance of Local Schools (PALS), an on-campus network devoted to connecting resources and student volunteers with local public schools that need them.
Her academic interests include history, economic inequality, current affairs, foreign policy, national security, and intelligence. Upon graduation, she hopes to pursue a career where she can apply her interests to shape policy for the nation.
She has previously served in a number of roles including President of the National Honor Society, Co-president of Literary Guild, and Copy Chief forThe Purbalite student newspaper at Baldwin High School.
Outside of academia, she enjoys reading British literature, researching family histories, and riding horses.