Research by Year

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2010-1986

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: Daniel Pechi (A19) Russian Ethos and the 2014 Annexation of Crimea (Part1/Part2)

 

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

Susannah Klopf (F17)

John McSorley (F17)

Ian Kapuza (F17)

 

India: India First? (Part1)

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)

 

India: BUILD India

Paulina Jedrzejowski (E19)

Megha Nayar (E19)

Marie-Louise Schnetz (E19)

Visnavy Vickneswaran (E20)
In Trottiyapatti village, Build:India monitors and supported the Learning Center and EcoSan project, organized health evenings

 

EWB Nicaragua

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

 

Ecuador: BUILD: LA

Cristina da Gama (A19)

Cody Eaton (A19)

Camila Rovalino (A19)

Camila Rovalino (A19)

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

 

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 OperationsPart1/Part2

Oslo: Anne Hall (A19)
Oslo Scholars/BRAVO

Boston: Sara Arman (A19)
Einstein Institute

Serbia: Zara Rancheva (A18)
Oslo Scholars/CANVAS

Jordan: Ian James (A2018)
Center for the Study of the Built Environment

Singapore: Ningyi Sun (F2018)
Center for Humanitarian Dialogue

South Africa: Anthony Schultz (F2018, PNDP'17)
Mail & Guardian, Johannesburg

South Africa: Alyssa Rivas (A2017, PNDP'17)
Mail & Guardian, Johannesburg

Rwanda: Utsav Mulay (F2018)
Impact of East African Railways on Local Social Entrepreneurs

Rwanda: Alexandra LaRosa (F2018)
Aegis Trust's Department of Reserach, Policy, and Higher Education

Guatemala: Hannah Levin (A2018)
Pop Wuj Medical Spanish Program

Lebanon: Eliza Davis (A2018)
Adult Institute, Basmeh and Zeitoonah

Jordan: Natasha Khwaja (A2018)
Jordan's Independent Election Commission

 

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