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GSEF Fellows - Cohort 1

The following students were selected in 2016 as the first cohort of Graduate School Exploration Fellowship (GSEF) recipients.

The listing includes each GSEF fellow's major(s) and information collected during their research placement from summer of 2017.


Meet the GSEF Fellows Class of 2018!

Check out the students' bios to learn more about their summer research experiences.

Beloit College
 

Bresasha Duquaine
Psychology
Research placement: Rutgers University-New Brunswick 
 

Charlotte Mayeda
International relations, with a focus on China and human rights
Research placement: Michigan State University
 

Ashley Sorensen
Political science
Research placement: University of Maryland
 

Kendra Weinrich
Anthropology; biology
Research placement: Ohio State University
 


Carleton College
 

Damali Britton
Political science; international studies
Research placement: University of Chicago
 

Amirah Ellison
Cinema and media studies
Research placement: Purdue University
 

Simón Gutkin
History; anthropology
Research placement: Northwestern University
 

Walter Paul
History; anthropology
Research placement: University of Chicago
 


Coe College
 

Steven Sharkey-Dye
African American Studies
 


Colorado College
 

Brittany Camacho
Classics; history; politics
Research placement: Rutgers University-New Brunswick 
 

Atiya Harvey
Feminist and gender studies
Research placement: The Ohio State University
 

Maja Anna Orlowska
Comparative literature and Romance Languages
Research placement: University of Iowa
 


Cornell College
 

Sandra Gomez
Psychology
Research placement: Michigan State University
 

Randy Santiago
English
Research placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 


Grinnell College
 

Evelyn Nkooyooyo
French and political science
Research placement: University of Wisconsin-Madison
 


Knox College
 

Kadet Alaks
Creative writing; education
Research placement: University of Michigan
 

Willa Coufal
Theatre
Research placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Callie Ellis
Economics
Research placement: Rutgers University-New Brunswick 
 

Jayel Gant
Theatre; creative writing
Research placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Ari Jindracek
Creative writing
Research placement: University of Wisconsin-Madison
 


Lake Forest College
 

Ashley Lamarre
Philosophy; African-American studies
Research placement: University of Maryland
 

Qiaira Riley
Studio art; African-American studies 
Research placement: Northwestern University
 


Lawrence University
 

Sam Bader
Anthropology
Research placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Kori Looker
Studio art
Research placement: University of Wisconsin-Madison
 

Bané Touré
Film studies or government
Research placement: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
 

Yee Leng Yang
Psychology or government
Research placement: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
 


Luther College
 

Jordan Boge
Communication studies; French
Research placement: University of Wisconsin-Madison
 

Nicole Weber
Psychology; anthropology
Research placement: University of Michigan
 


Macalester College
 

Ashanté Alford
Psychology/neurocience
Research placement: The Ohio State University
 

Cecilia Caro
Anthropology and educational studies
Research placement: University of Wisconsin-Madison
 

Giselle Lora
Anthropology and Latin American studies
Research placement: Michigan State University
 

Allegra Wyatt
Psychology and anthropology
Research placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 


Monmouth College
 

Anthony Adams
Communication studies; political science
Research placement: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
 

Melissa Hernández
French and international studies
Research placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Paulo Pliego
Economics
Research placement: Michigan State University
 

Diana Rubi
Political science; international studies; Spanish
Research placement: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
 


Ripon College
 

Holly Erickson
History; anthropology
Research placement: University of Michigan
 

Stephanie Lopez
Psychology
Research placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Maddison Vega
English
Research placement: University of Wisconsin-Madison
 

Carmen Zapata
Psychology
Research placement: University of Michigan
 


St. Olaf College
 

Jasmin Aramburu
Social work
Research placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Emily Hynes
Vocal performance
Research placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Zoua Lor
Psychology
Research placement: Michigan State University