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Announcing the winners of the 2019 International Studies Undergraduate Research Forum Awards–Congratulations!

Gabby Farland and Rachel McGill with their INTL faculty advisor Kristin Yarris

Outstanding Papers

Laurelei Singsank, “From Massacre to Genocide: Redefining the Sook Ching” Fac. Adviser: Tuang Vu Gabriella Farland, “Morningside Hospital: A Historical Case Study for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression in Mid-Century American Psychology” Fac. Advisers: Kristin Yarris, Mary Wood Rachel McGill, “Analyzing Treatment of Schizophrenic Patients ...

Lina Lechlech – African Studies Research Award

African Studies awarded International Studies graduate student, Lina Lechlech, the African Studies Research Award, providing $500 towards Lina’s research project on sexual assault services in Western Cape Province, South Africa.

Lina was elated to receive this award, saying, “This award will support my research in the Western Cape (South Africa) where I will be looking at post-rape care and justice by taking a survivor-centered approach. I will analyze specialized courts and clinics and identify ways to improve service delivery holistically to best meet survivors’ needs.”


Join the International Studies Community for the last INTL Lunch Talk of the academic year on Friday, June 7 @ 12 p.m. in PLC 348.

Perspective on Non Profit Humanitarian Aid and US Policy Presented by Jess Sumner, Undergraduate in International Studies and Political Science.

Sumner will lead a discussion of refugee resettlement work and the nuances of working in the nonprofit sector, and how a career in the governmental sector differs from that of non-governmental humanitarian assistance.