Featured Students

MASIA Graduate Alex Rued Appreciates Georgetown Faculty Investment in Students

Alex Rued is a member of the 2016 Class of the Master of Arts in Asian Studies. She reflected on the unique opportunity of graduate school, saying, “Never again will I spend hours each week with some of the world’s most brilliant and enthusiastic academics and practitioners—all for the sole purpose of learning.”

SFS Graduate Students Chosen As 2016 Rosenthal Fellows

Benjamin Linden (MSFS’17), Emily Sandys (MAERES’17) and Taylor Wettach (MASIA’17) were chosen as 2016 Rosenthal Fellows. The Rosenthal Fellowship provides graduate students at APSIA member schools with public sector summer placements, as well as invitations to a series of roundtable discussions with experts from research organizations and universities, career planning sessions, and Congressional briefings.

Senior Matthew Quallen Leaves SFS With Greater Understanding Of History and Change

Matthew Quallen (SFS’16), Connecticut native and International History major, will be one of the two student speakers at senior convocation. His time at Georgetown has been nothing short of extraordinary – from being one of the few John Carroll Fellows, to interning at the Supreme Court of the United States, to highlighting Georgetown’s history with slavery in The Hoya, Quallen has embraced his time on the Hilltop.

Bernadette Hobson (MALAS’16) Pursues Energy Solutions in White House Internship

Bernadette Hobson, MALAS’16, came to Washington, D.C., from California to pursue her passion for sustainable development in Mexico. Ultimately, she hopes to be in a position to “develop informed policy solutions to advance U.S. – Mexico energy relations,” but until then, she is intent on taking full advantage of the opportunities offered by SFS and CLAS.

SFS Students Take on Domestic Politics

It’s no secret that Georgetown students are passionate about politics. Even though SFS is focused on the global stage, SFSers are no exception when it comes to their involvement in domestic politics. Two such students are Amanda Shepherd, SFS’18, and Allie Williams, SFS’19, who lead the student campaign groups for Hillary Clinton (Hoyas for Hillary) and Marco Rubio (GU Students for Rubio).

STIA Students Attend U.N. Climate Change Conference

Georgetown University sent a delegation to the U.N. Climate Conference in Paris, France including SFS Professor Joanna Lewis, Georgetown Law Professor Vicki Arroyo, and two Georgetown undergraduates, Norah Berk (SFS ’16) and Alexandra Donovan (SFS ’17).

SFS Senior Presses Congress to Vote on Gun Legislation at Protest

SFS senior Emma Iannini joined other anti-gun activists outside of the Capitol for a protest encouraging Congress to tighten background check requirements for gun purchasers, according to the Washington Post. Iannini previously appeared on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore on this issue.

“Diplomacy in Action” at Serbian Tennis Camp

Tennis camp is a great way to spend the summer. But using a tennis camp as a form of diplomacy means turning a fun summer pastime into a more enriching and cultural experience, which is exactly what SFS junior Arnosh Keswani did this summer.

Timothy Loh Explores Research on Deaf Education in Middle East

Enrolled in the Accelerated Program at Georgetown University, Timothy Loh graduated magna cum laude in May 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service and is currently a second-year graduate student in the Master of Arts in Arab Studies program.