Research by Year

2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2010-1986

 

2018

Summer Travel
2018

Research:

ALLIES Joint Research Project with US Military Academy and US Naval Academy

Benjamin Cooper (A'20) (reflection 1/reflection 2)

Lionel Oh (A'21) (reflection)

 

Kevin Dupont (F'19), "Race to the Gulf", UAE and Qatar (reflection)

 

Conferences:

Jiaxun (Leila) Li (A'19), UN STI Forum, New York (reflection)

 

Projects:

PNDP Photojournalism Project: Hurricane Maria Awareness, Puerto Rico

Cody Eaton (A'19) (reflection)

Jeremy Gumener (A'19) (reflection)

Hailey Gavin (A'19)

Katlyn Kreie (A'19)

Sofie Hecht(A'18) (reflection)

 

Internships:

 

Elmira Aserkova (F'19), Empower, Global Citizens Education, Kazakhastan

Divya Prabhakar (F'19), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Switzerland

Alice Ursini (F'19), Empower, Oltre Venture, Italy (reflection)

Bruce Ahirwe (E'21), Genesis and Gilgal Group, Rwanda

Grishma Rimal (F'19), Empower, Ashoka, Washington, DC (reflection)

Alison Bogy (A'20), Truman National Security Program, Washington, DC

Brianna Gates (A'20), Massachusetts Office for Refugees and Immigrants, Boston (reflection)

Matthew Jourlait (A'21), U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Singapore (reflection)

Kevin Doherty (A'20), Beyond Conflict, Boston, MA (reflection)

Caroline Armstrong-Hall (F'19), Center for Agro-Ecology and Development, Nepal (reflection)

Benjamin Cooper (F'20), Rondeli Foundation, Georgia (reflection)

Daniel Ndirangu (F'21), Vunja Kimya, Kenya

Robert Davis (F'19), Refuge for the Refugees, Malaysia

Gauri Khanduja (F19), Empower, Search for Common Ground, Rwanda

Samuel Joseph (A20), Project Harmony, Israel

Olivia Ng (A20), Empower, Medic Mobile, Kenya

Benard Ngaruiya (F20), African Leadership University, Mauritius

 

Oslo Scholars:

Trilling, Claire (A19): Oslo Freedom Forum (Norway)/Albert Einstein Institute, Cambridge, MA (reflection)

Carlos Irisarri (A21): Oslo Freedom Forum (Norway)/El chiguire bipolar (Miami, FL)

Atrey Bhargava (A21): CANVAS (Serbia)

 

 

Winter Travel
2017/2018

 

Project:

Guatemala: Tufts Timmy Global Health

Magnifique Mukundwa
"It is never about me but others": Service Trip to Xela, Guatemala

Gabriela Funez-Depagnier
Medical Spanish: Lost in Translation

 

Ecuador: Tufts International Development

Joaquin Bustamante
The Reality in Coaque, Ecuador

Clemencia Pinascola
The Importance of Engaging Community Members in Sustainability Projects

 

2017

Summer Travel
2017

Research:

Japan: ALLIES Joint Research Project

Daniel Lewis (A20)
Potential causes of Japanese Nuclearization

Nicole Bardasz (A20)
The evolution of Article IX and the changing role of the SDF

Conor Friedmann (A20)
Public Opinion in Japan: How Sentiment Towards Threats, Politics, and the SDF Influence Japanese Security

Michael Olesberg (A19)
JRP Japan Competition with the LDP over the militarization

 

Russia: Russian Ethos and the 2014 Annexation of Crimea (Part1/Part2)

Daniel Pechi (A19)

 

Tokyo/Seoul/Sydney: Security Cooperation Arrangements with Pacific Allies (Part1/Part2)

Susannah Klopf (F17)

John McSorley (F17)

Ian Kapuza (F17)

 

India: India First (Part1/Part2)

Doug Berger (A19, EPIIC'17)

Jackson McGlinchey (A19, EPIIC'17)

 

Project:

 

Borneo: ASRI Kids Conservation Education Program (Part1/Part2)

Ana Sofia Amieva-Wang (A19)

 

China: ComeOnGirls

Menghan Li (F18)
Building Scholarships for Girls in China

 

Marshall Islands: Pacific ALLIES JRP

Noah Rose (A18)
Exploring a Potential Pacific ALLIES Project

 

India: BUILD India

Paulina Jedrzejowski (E19)

Megha Nayar (E19)

Marie-Louise Schnetz (E19)

Visnavy Vickneswaran (E20)
Working with Payir to raise health awareness in Thottiyapatti village (Part1/Part2)

 

EWB Nicaragua

Jennifer Sohn (E20)
EWB traveled to Nicaragua for a community assessment (Part1/Part2)

 

EWB Malawi

Dylan Jones (E19)
Working to improve sustainability and water distribution in Malawi

 

Ecuador: BUILD: LA

Cristina da Gama (A19)

Cody Eaton (A19)

Camila Rovalino (A19)

Matthew Johnson (A19)
BUILD Latin America's Ecuador trip to implement KoomBook program (Part 1/Part 2)

 

California: PNDP

Dexter Eichhorst (A18)
The Secret Lives of California's Border Families

 

Internships:

Washington DC: Priscilla McCelvey (F18)
US State Department Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons

Washington DC: Eva Kahan (A19)
National Defense University's Center for Complex Operations (Part1/Part2)

Oslo: Anne Hall (A19)
Oslo Freedom Forum and an internship with Bahrain Rehabilitation and Anti-Violence Organization

Boston: Sara Arman (A19)
Investigating the Role of NGOs in the fight for Human Rights

Serbia: Zara Rancheva (A18)
Understanding the Keys to Buliding Democracy

Jordan: Ian James (A2018)
Researching the city structure of Amman

Singapore: Ningyi Sun (F2018)
Working with the Center for Humanitarian Dialogue to improve modern diplomacy in China

South Africa: Anthony Schultz (F2018, PNDP'17)
Investigating politics and social issues through documentary photography in Johannesburg

South Africa: Alyssa Rivas (A2017, PNDP'17)
Using photojournalism to document the dichotomy between the poor and the wealthy

Rwanda: Utsav Mulay (F'18)
Impact of East African Railways on Local Social Entrepreneurs

Rwanda: Alexandra LaRosa (F'18)
Peacebuilding through Education and Advocacy in Rwanda

Guatemala: Hannah Levin (A'18)
The Challenges of Providing Care in a Resource-Limited Setting (Part1/Part2)

Lebanon: Eliza Davis (A'18)
Navigating the streets of Shatila in Lebanon

Jordan: Natasha Khwaja (A'18)
Jordan's Independent Election Commission

San Francisco: Alison Bogy (A'20)
The World Affairs Council and the San Francisco Democratic Party (Part1/Part2)

 

Winter Travel
2016/2017

8 Experiential Learning Opportunities in 3 Countries

Research:

Tunisia:NIMEP

Nesi Altaras (A19)
Comparison of secularized Islam in Turkey and Tunisia

Mia Ellis (A18)
The impact of business density in the MENA region on youth employment in Tunisia

Zhixin Fang (A17)
The diversification of Tunisia’s energy portfolio

Ghana: Research

Jhanel Chew (EG17)
Continued usage of river water in Ghana despite health hazards

Australia, Japan, South Korea: Research

Susannah Klopf
John McSorley
Ian Kapuza
Navigating Asian Pacific Alliances

Project:

India: BUILD India

Janani Baskaran (E19)
Srinitha Dasari (A18)
Siddharth Divakaruni (A19)
Vivian Hong (A19)
Continued monitoring of sanitation and education projects in Thottiyapatti

 


 

2016

 

IGL Spring/Summer Travel
2016

45 Experiential Learning Opportunities in 16 Countries

Research:

 

NIMEP

Sookrit Malik (NIMEP): Morocco
Study various aspects of Morocco's socio-economic landscape

Andrew Nassar (NIMEP): Morocco
Synthesize demographic data and structural composition of the economy to present an overview of the circumstances allowing this emergence of high youth unemployment.

Ria Mazumdar (NIMEP): Morocco
Role of economic variables in fueling radicalism in Morocco.

ALLIES JRP

Ana Karen Manriquez Prado (ALLIES): South Africa
HIV/AIDS and Civ-Mil Relations in South Africa

Other

Ariela Rosenberg: Israel
The Power of Knowing Your Neighbor

Isaac Nsubuga
Democratization in the Post Arab Spring Era

 

Internships:

OSLO SCHOLARS

Hnin Darle Lin (Oslo Scholar): Oslo Freedom Forum and Internship
Suleiman Bakhit- Hero Factor Project (Jordan)

Benya Kraus (Oslo Scholar/EPIIC): Oslo Freedom Forum and Internship
Voice of Libyan Women - Alaa Murabit

Shawn Patterson (Oslo Scholar/EPIIC): Serbia
CANVAS - Srdja Popovic

Katie Cho (Oslo Scholar/EPIIC): South Korea
New Action for the Unity of Human Rights - CANVAS - Srdja Popovic

Ogul Girgin (Oslo Scholar):  India
Healing Kashmir-Justine Hardy

Liam Flaherty (Oslo Scholar/EPIIC): India
Healing Kashmir-Justine Hardy

 

EMPOWER

Maggie Kellogg (MALD 2017/EMPOWER): Rwanda

African Entrepreneur Collective; social entrepreneurship

Ananda Paez (Synaptic Scholar/EMPOWER): Sierra Leone
BRAC Sierra Leone

 

OTHER:

Joshua Golding (EPIIC): Spain

Internship with U.S. Consulate General in Barcelona’s Political/Economic Section.

Brittany Parker (FLETCHER): Washington, DC
OUSD-P Middle East Division

Khuyen Bui (Synaptic Scholar): San Francisco
People Centered Internet

Maria Eduarda Rezende Ferraz (EPIIC): Fort Apache, Arizona
Libraries without Borders-White mountain Apache Project

Lillian Hartzell: Washington, DC
State Dept. Bureau of Oceans + Int'l Environmental Scientific Affairs

Emily Ng (BUILD): China
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (Beijing)

Thomas Lucic: Washington, DC
Internship with Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (Senate Committee on Armed Services)

Jackie Faselt (ALLIES): Boston, MA
Consortium for Gender, Security, and Human Rights

Vance Matthews (EPIIC): South Africa
iXperience

Bret McEvoy (Fletcher): Greece
Olympia Summer Academy

Ariela Rosenberg (Fletcher): Israel
Internship, Search for Common Ground, East Jerusalem

 

Projects:

EMPOWER

Eliza Davis (EPIIC/EMPOWER): Greece
Volunteering with Lighthouse Relief refugee camp

Peter Sacco (Fletcher/EMPOWER): Guatemala 
Social Entrepreneurship (Shoes in Guatemala)

Jack Whitacre (Fletcher/EMPOWER): Iceland
Maritime start ups 100% utilization

Nemmani Sreedhar (EMPOWER): India
Rashmi Venture Pilot

Siddharth Divakaruni (BUILD-I/EMPOWER): India 
Payir Trust

Megha Nayar (BUILD-I/EMPOWER): India
Payir Trust

Kristina Chu (BUILD-I/EMPOWER): India
Payir Trust

Palak Khanna (BUILD-I/EMPOWER): India
Payir Trust

Nitya Agrawal (BUILD-LA): Ecuador
Site visits to NGOs in the capital city and surrounding areas for a project in collaboration with Libraries Without Borders.

Cristina da Gama (BUILD-LA): Ecuador
Site visits to NGOs in the capital city and surrounding areas for a project in collaboration with Libraries Without Borders.

 

OSF INDIA

Annie Lye (PNDP)

Chris Hnin Darle Lin (PNDP)

Niya Shahdad (PNDP)

Sophia Grogan (PNDP)

Pooja Sivaraman (PNDP)

Ogul Girgin (PNDP)

 

ENGINEERS WITHOUT BORDERS: Nicaragua

Vincent Hwang

Emma Inhorn

 

OTHERS:

Ariel Barbieri-Aghib (NIMEP): Greece
Int'l Development Hackathon App Development

Owen Martin (NIMEP): Greece
Int'l Development Hackathon App Development

Nathaniel Tran (Synaptics Scholar): Boston
Community Approach to Breast Cancer Prevention

 

2015

Winter Travel
2015/2016

17 Experiential Learning Opportunities in 12 Countries

Research:

EPIIC

Liam Flaherty (EPIIC): Netherlands and Germany
Research on human trafficking in Amsterdam and Hamburg and the impact of prostitution

Maria Karam (EPIIC): Netherlands and Germany
Research on human trafficking in Amsterdam and Hamburg and the impact of prostitution

Raasika Gaugler (EPIIC): Germany
Research on the impact and relevance of right-wing movements in east Germany, as well as the motivations behind those joining them

Shawn Patterson (EPIIC): Germany
Research on the impact and relevance of right-wing movements in east Germany, as well as the motivations behind those joining them

Adriana Guardans-Godo (EPIIC): Spain
Comparative analysis of immigration policy making in different countries, as well as the context in which the policies were produced

Mile Krstev (EPIIC): Macedonia
Comparative analysis of immigration policy making in different countries, as well as the context in which the policies were produced

Shelby Luce (EPIIC): Hungary
Comparative analysis of immigration policy making in different countries, as well as the context in which the policies were produced

Thorunn Sigurardottir (EPIIC): United Kingdom
Comparative analysis of immigration policy making in different countries, as well as the context in which the policies were produced

OTHER

Victoria Barber (Fletcher): Estonia
Research on the risks of Russian hybrid warfare, focusing on the Baltics

Andrew Koch (Fletcher): Estonia
Research on the risks of Russian hybrid warfare, focusing on the Baltics

Kaitlyn Neuberger (Fletcher): Estonia
Research on the risks of Russian hybrid warfare, focusing on the Baltics

Aneliese Bernard (Fletcher): Mali
Investigation of the impact of increased securitization of borders on marginalized popuulations in the Sahel

John Frinjuah (Fletcher): Ghana
Investigation of the successes of the Ghanian peacekeeping contingents

Rebecca Cooley: Nicaragua
Research of the Nicaraguan government's endorsed narrative of the 1979 Sandinista Revolution

Kai-Morritz Keller (EPIIC/Fletcher): Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland, & United Kingdom
Research into the roles played in contributing to the development of the Ebola vaccine

 

Internships:

Joshua Golding (EPIIC): Spain
Internship with U.S. Consulate General in Barcelona's Political/Economic Section

 

Projects:

Paige Tweedy (EWB): Nicaragua

Engineers without Borders trip to further develop regional network with NGOs in the region