CISLA Seniors: Class of 2021

Iyad Ait Hou

Majors: Economics and Mathematics

CISLA Language: French
Interest for SIP: Leveraging Technology to Expand the Transfer of Practical Skills and International Opportunities
Remote Internship: Supervised research
Faculty Advisor: William Tarimo

Amy Armata

Major: International Relations

CISLA Language: French
Interest for SIP: Conflict in the Casamance Region and How it is Being Handled by the Senegalese Government
Remote Internships: Plateforme des Femmes pour la Paix en Casamance (PFPC) and Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS)
Faculty Advisor: Tristan Borer

Piper Baine

Majors: English and French

CISLA Language: French
Interest for SIP: Exploring the Narratives of Identity Within Global Advertising
Remote Internship: drinkcaffeine
Faculty Advisor: Ronan Chalmin

Elizabeth Berry

Majors: English and Italian Studies

CISLA Language: Italian
Interest for SIP: Italian Femminist Publications through the Lense of Carla Lonzi’s Theoretical Work
Remote Internships: Magenta Publishing and Vista Magazine
Faculty Advisor: Paola Sica

Carly Breslin

Major: Psychology

CISLA Language: Italian
Interest for SIP: Formation of Gender Schemas in Children
Remote Internship: Supervised research
Faculty Advisor: Nakia Hamlett

Hannah Capucilli-Shatan

Major: Government

CISLA Language: Italian 
Interest for SIP: Contemporary Art Movements and How They Reflect Present-Day Partisan Politics in Italy
Remote Internship: Glocal Cities
Faculty Advisor: Paola Sica

Emily Cowan

Major: Music and Technology

CISLA Language: Korean
Interest for SIP: The Global Effect of the Korean Language on Music Creation
Remote Internship: MusicDish China
Faculty Advisor: Midge Thomas

Anayis Doolittle

Majors: International Relations and French

CISLA Language: French 
Interest for SIP: The Effect of France's Criminalization of Genocide Denial on Its Relations with Turkey and Armenia
Remote Internship: Research assistant
Faculty Advisor: Catherine Benoit (summer research); Didem Alkan (SIP)

Ashley Drummey

Majors: Hispanic Studies and Biology

CISLA Language: Spanish
Interest for SIP: Effect of Organic Viticulture on Local Communities
Remote Internship: Bodegas Tradición
Faculty Advisor: Rachel Black

Kelley Spy Frumer

Majors: East Asian Studies and Economics

CISLA Language: Chinese
Interest for SIP: Northern Chinese Cuisine
Remote Internship: Supervised research
Faculty Advisor: Tek-wah King

Kayla Glemaud

Major: International Relations

CISLA Language: French
Interest for SIP: Migration in France: How the French Government and Societal Norms Impact Migrants
Remote Internship: The Baobab Experience
Faculty Advisor: Didem Alkan

Zoe Honigberg

Majors: Architectural Studies and German Studies

CISLA Language: German
Interest for SIP: How Libraries Function as Community Spaces in Germany
Remote Internship: Stadtkümmerei GmbH Gesellschaft für integrierte Stadtentwicklung
Faculty Advisor: Suzuko Knott

Fiona Hull

Majors: Global Islamic Studies and History

CISLA Language: Arabic
Interest for SIP: The Infrastructure Needed for Refugee Repatriation in the Midst of Proxy and Civil War
Remote Internship: United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), Amman
Faculty Advisor: Caroleen Sayej

Emir Küllük

Majors: Film and Philosophy

CISLA Language: French
Interest for SIP: The Reasons for and the Effects of the Disappearance of the French New Wave Cinema
Remote Internship: Good Game Ventures
Faculty Advisor: James Austin

Maria MacNeill

Major: English

CISLA Language: Italian
Interest for SIP: Narratives of the Italian-American Diaspora
Remote Internship: Centro Internazionale Studi Emigrazione Italiana (CISEI)

Sam Marsh

Majors: International Relations and Slavic Studies

CISLA Language: Russian
Interest for SIP: Challenges of Third-Party Mediation in the Donbass Conflict
Remote Internship: Center for the Study of Democracy
Faculty Advisor: Andrew Levin

Allison Mikah McNamara

Major: International Relations

CISLA Language: Spanish
Interest for SIP: The Effectiveness of Grassroot Organizations and Their Ability to Promote Female Entrepreneurship
Remote Internship: Awamaki
Faculty Advisor: Maria Cruz-Saco

Ann Monk

Majors: Global Islamic Studies and International Relations

CISLA Language: Arabic
Interest for SIP: Education Policy and Opportunities for Resettled Refugees and Migrants
Remote Internship: Paper Airplanes
Faculty Advisor: Waed Athamneh

Fiona Noonan

Majors: International Relations and French

CISLA Language: French
Interest for SIP: The Contemporary History of Strikes and Protests in France
Remote Internships: Rian Immigrant Center and the BOLD Network
Faculty Advisor: David Patton

Charley Nyzio

Major: Psychology

CISLA Language: Italian
Interest for SIP: Attitudes Towards Mental Health Care in Italy as It Relates to Cultural and Family Dynamics

Nouhaila Oudija

Majors: Economics and International Relations

CISLA Language: Spanish 

Medha Parnas

Majors: Economics and Mathematics

CISLA Language: Spanish
Interest for SIP: Female Leadership in Transnational Corporations
Remote Internship: Supervised research
Faculty Advisor: Maria Cruz-Saco

Priyanka Ramchurn

Majors: International Relations and Economics

CISLA Languages: Spanish and French
Interest for SIP: Financing the Blue Economy
Remote Internship: World Bank Group
Faculty Advisor: Purba Mukerji

Jack Rider-McGovern

Major: Slavic Studies

CISLA Language: Arabic
Interest for SIP: The Study of Language Contact in Morocco
Remote Internship: Center for Cross-Cultural Learning
Faculty Advisor: Laura Little

Jordan Rottger

Major: Film Studies

CISLA Language: Russian
Interest for SIP: Politics of Film Production: Censorship, Shelved Films, and Russian Film Today
Remote Internship: Supervised research
Faculty Advisor: Laura Little

Christian Salguero

Major: Chemistry

CISLA Language: Spanish
Interest for SIP: Scientific Instruments and Their Effects on Research and Communities
Remote Internship: QuantAQ Inc
Faculty Advisor: Marc Zimmer

Emily Sandall

Major: Slavic Studies

CISLA Language: Russian
Interest for SIP: The Dynamics of International, Inter-language Cooperation, Scholarship, and Educational Exchange
Remote Internship: Fluentsoon
Faculty Advisor: Petko Ivanov

Abigail Schmitt

Majors: Anthropology and International Relations

CISLA Language: Spanish
Interest for SIP: Analyzing Food Insecurity and Malnutrition between Urban and Rural Areas of Lima, Peru
Remote Internships: Acción Contra el Hambre and Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS)
Faculty Advisor: Rachel Black

Lucas Siegel

Majors: History and Global Islamic Studies

CISLA Language: Russian
Interest for SIP: The Structural Failure of Neoliberal Capitalism in the USA, India, and Russia, Through the Theoretical Lens of Marxist Political Economy
Remote Internship: Supervised research
Faculty Advisor: Sheetal Chhabria

Emily Suher

Majors: Art History and French

CISLA Language: French
Interest for SIP: The Portrayal of Women and Female Sexuality in Nineteenth Century French Art
Remote Internship: SPACE on Ryder Farm
Faculty Advisor: Karen Gonzalez Rice

Christina Tougias

Majors: International Relations and French

CISLA Language: French
Interest for SIP: Contemporary Discourse on Right-Wing Political Parties
Remote Internship: Benenova
Faculty Advisor: David Patton

Hillary Tun

Major: History

CISLA Language: Mandarin
Interest for SIP: Confucian Revival in Contemporary Political Discourse
Remote Internship: Upbeing, Shanghai
Faculty Advisor: Sarah Queen

Roy Walton

Majors: Anthropology and Slavic Studies

CISLA Language: Russian
Interest for SIP: ¡No pasarán!: The Role of the Soviet Union in the Spanish Civil War
Remote Internship: Supervised research
Faculty Advisor: Anthony Graesch 

Charlotte Williams

Major: Psychology

CISLA Language: Chinese
Interest for SIP: Navigating Special Education Within the Chinese Education System
Remote Internship: The Learning Frontier, Beijing
Faculty Advisor: Nakia Hamlett

Esteban Melendez

Major: Botany

Language: Spanish
SIP: Unearthing the Sustainable Applications of Fungi in Food, Medicine, and Ecology
Internship: Atitlan Organics
Location: Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
Faculty Advisor: Eric Vukicevich