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GSEF Fellows - Cohort 3


2017 Annual Summit

Discussion during research presentations by GSEF fellows at the 2017 Annual Summit.

The following students were selected by their colleges as the third cohort to receive Graduate School Exploration Fellowships (GSEF). They began their participation in the program at the Annual Summit in Chicago on August 13-16, 2018.

The listing includes each GSEF fellow's major(s) and placement for research in summer 2018.


Beloit College


Hana Hassanpourgol
International Relations; religious studies

Research Placement: Rutgers University-New Brunswick


Hayden Lamphere
History



Research Placement: University of Iowa


Carleton College


Grisel Vidal-Munoz
Psychology

Research Placement: Pennsylvania State University


Coe College


Mia Resa
Psychology

Research Placement: Purdue University


Kaylee Skweres
African American Studies

Research Placement: University of Michigan


Colorado College


Martina Alvarez
English; creative writing

Research Placement: Rutgers University-New Brunswick


Valeria Peralta
Russian studies

Research Placement: Rutgers University-New Brunswick


Cornell College


John Bogucki
Psychology

Research Placement: Michigan State University


Kourtney Ellis
History; secondary education

Research Placement: Northwestern University


Grinnell College


Langston Thomas
Political science

Research Placement: Michigan State University


Tin Tran
Anthropology; biological chemistry

Research Placement: Michigan State University


Knox College


Soko Cheng
Sociolology

Research Placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Brenda Hernandez
Economics; psychology

Research Placement: Purdue University


Lake Forest College


Yessenia Abigail Alvarado Vasquez
Education; Spanish

Research Placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Zaria Sydnor
Economics; African American studies

Research Placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Lesley Tenorio
Politics; environmental studies

Research Placement: Michigan State University


Lawrence University


Angelica Hurtado
Art history; film

Research Placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Pa Soua Vue
Studio art

Research Placement: Pennsylvania State University


Luther College


Merrsadiz Smith
Psychology; English

Research Placement: University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Macalester College


Cristina Martin
Psychology; educational studies

Research Placement: University of Wisconsin-Madison


Monmouth College


Maria Cocone
Psychology; Spanish

Research Placement: Pennsylvania State University


Taylar Tramil
Political science; communication

Research Placement: Michigan State University


Ripon College


Rachel Joas
English

Research Placement: University of Chicago


St. Olaf College


Iain Carlos 
Religion

Research Placement: University of Chicago