Meet the Scholars

  • 2020 Cohort

    Ata Algan

    Hometown: Ankara Turkey
    Major: Economics, Psychology


     

    Tess Bond

    Hometown: Ada, MI
    Major: Social Work


     

    Britton Gustafson

    Hometown: Portage, MI
    Major: Anthropology, History


     

    Katherine Denzin

    Hometown: Saugus, CA
    Major: History, Actuarial Science


     

    Jane Elder

    Hometown: Wayne, MI
    Major: IDS

     


     

    Harley James

    Hometown: Detroit, MI
    Major: Public Policy


     

    Joseph Allen

    Hometown: Plano, TX
    Major: Urban & Regional Planning


     

    Justin Crouch

    Hometown: Canton, MI
    Major: Psychology, International Relations


     

    David Koster

    Hometown: Witchita, KS
    Major: Political Science Pre-Law


     

    Emma LaBarre

    Hometown: West Bloomfield, MI
    Major: Psychology, Social Relations and Policy


     

    Mikayla Ward

    Hometown: Atlanta, GA
    Major: Public Policy


     

    Ryan Weinburg

    Hometown: Farmington, CT
    Major: Criminal Justice, Political Science


     

    Shweta Adsul

    Hometown: Mumbai, Indiana
    Major: Psychology


     

    Roxy Sprowl

    Hometown: Marquette, MI
    Major: Social Relations and Policy, Social Work 


     

    Mikayla Stokes

    Hometown: Sunrise, FL
    Major: Political Science Pre-Law

     


     

    Teddy Trakas

    Hometown: San Antonio, TX
    Major: History


     

    Sydney Wojczynski

    Hometown: Willowbrook, IL
    Major: Psychology, International Relations

     


     

    Rebecca Yeomans-Stephenson

    Hometown: Okemos, MI
    Major: History

  • 2019 Cohort

    Sophie Alegi

    Hometown: East Lansing, MI
    Research: 
    Major: History


     

    Evan Coberly

    Hometown: Rockford, MI
    Research: 
    Major: History Education


     

    Chris Eyke

    Hometown: Williamston, IL
    Research: 
    Major: Economics


     

    Faith Foster

    Hometown: Chantilly, VA 
    Research:
    Major: Psychology

     


     

    Kate Freiden

    Hometown: Northbrook, IL
    Research: 
    Major: Psychology


     

    Sabrina Hall

    Hometown: Fenton, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Political Science


     

    Bella Henneman

    Hometown: Bloomfield Hills, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Psychology


     

    Macken Keefe

    Hometown: Arrowhead, CA
    Research: 
    Major: Political Science


     

    Carrie Nielsen

    Hometown: Saginaw, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Sociology


     

    Caitlin Patton

    Hometown: Cleveland, OH
    Research: 
    Major: Psychology


     

    Grace Rathburn

    Hometown: Charlotte, NC
    Research: 
    Major: Political Science/Pre-law


     

    Caitlin Sivak

    Hometown: Waterford, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Urban & Regional Planning


     

    Ahmed Tawakol

    Hometown: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    Research: 
    Major: Economics


     

    Nya Todd

    Hometown: Southfield, MI
    Research: 
    Major: James Madison

     


     

    Renee Torres

    Hometown: Northville, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Pscyhology


     

    Kendal Vassar

    Hometown: Atlanta, GA 
    Research:
    Major: Political Science/Pre-law

     


     

    Juan Vazquez

    Hometown: Cleveland, OH
    Research:
    Major: Psychology

     


     

    Ovya Venkat

    Hometown: Canton, MI
    Research:
    Major: Psychology/Environmental Studies & Sustainability


     

    Stella Weinberg

    Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI 
    Research:
    Major: Psychology

  • 2018 Cohort
    Eryka Benson

    Erykah Benson

    Hometown: Grosse Pointe Park, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Global and International Studies


     

    Alex Dean

    Hometown: Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Pscyhology/Pre-Med

     


     

    Gracie Gonzalez

    Hometown: Chicago, IL
    Research: 
    Major: Political Science, History


     

    Wisdom Henry

    Wisdom Henry

    Hometown: Chicago, IL
    Research: 
    Major: History, Pre-nursing


     

    Tyler Hoguet

    Tyler Hoguet

    Hometown: Chicago, IL
    Research: 
    Major: History, Political Science


     

    Janet Ibarra

    Janet Ibarra

    Hometown: Bangor, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Political Science, Social Relations & Policy


     

    Isabel John

    Isabel John

    Hometown: Rochester, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Psychology


     

    Joseph Kieta

    Hometown: 
    Research: 
    Major: Economics


     

    Mary Laituri

    Mary Laituri

    Hometown: 
    Research: 
    Major: 


     

    Carleigh Lewaniak

    Carleigh Lewaniak

    Hometown: Wheaton, IL
    Research: 
    Major: Psychology


     

    Seth Marvin-Vanderryn

    Seth Marvin-Vanderryn

    Hometown: Durango, CO
    Research: 
    Major: Interdisciplinary Studies


     

    Michael Schiestel

    Hometown: Davison, MI
    Research: 
    Major: History


     

    Ren Mueller

    Ren Mueller

    Hometown: Cleveland, OH
    Research: 
    Major: History, Political Science, Economics

     


     

    Benjamin Raab

    Hometown: Farmington Hills, MI
    Research: 
    Major: History


     

    Chloe Redeye

    Hometown: Gross Pointe, MI
    Research:
    Major: Psychology

     


     

    Alex Surkov

    Hometown: Snohomish, WA 
    Research:
    Major: Psychology/Neuroscience


     

    Tanner Thering

    Tanner Thering

    Hometown: Dimondale, MI 
    Research:
    Major: Economics


     

    Leobardo Vallejo

    Hometown: Weslaco, TX
    Research:
    Major: Political Science


     

    Deandra White

    Hometown: Detroit, MI
    Research:
    Major: Political Science

  • 2017 Cohort
    Abigail Carney

    Abigail Carney

    Hometown: Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Interdisciplinary Studies


     

    Lauren Crymes

    Lauren Crymes

    Hometown: Detroit, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Psychology 

     


     

    Sarah Dec

    Sarah Dec

    Hometown: Lowell, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Psychology 


     

    Madeline Elliott

    Madeline Elliott

    Hometown: Holly, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Psychology 


     

    Haley Hinzmann

    Haley Hinzmann

    Hometown: Southgate, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Psychology


     

    Samyuktha Iyer

    Samyuktha Iyer

    Hometown: Naperville, IL
    Research: 
    Major: Economics

     


     

    Jasmine Jordan

    Jasmine Jordan

    Hometown: Detroit, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Political Science 


     

    Gabby Kindig

    Gabby Kindig

    Hometown: Lansing, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Pscyhology, Political Science 


     

    Jackie Kosmos

    Jackie Kosmos

    Hometown: Grosse Pointe Park, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Psychology


     

    Haley Nash

    Haley Nash

    Hometown: Rockford, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Psychology


     

    Nathaniel Penning

    Nathaniel Penning

    Hometown: Vicksburg, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Psychology 


     

    Emily Saxon

    Emily Saxon

    Hometown: Chesterfield, MO
    Research: 
    Major: Psychology 

     


     

    Maysa Sitar

    Maysa Sitar

    Hometown: Newberry, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Political Science


     

    Chris Wentworth

    Chris Wentworth

    Hometown: Buchanan, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Economics


     

    Billy Wetzel

    Billy Wetzel

    Hometown: Hudson, IL
    Research: 
    Major: History


     

    Lockie Woods

    Lockie Woods

    Hometown: Kalamazoo, MI
    Research: 
    Major: History, Criminal Justice

  • 2016 Cohort
    Brett Binkowski

    Brett Binkowski

    Hometown: Romeo, MI
    Research: "An Assessment of Theories of Nationalism: The Case of Eritrea"
    Major: History


     

    Charlie Booher

    Charlie Booher

    Hometown: Middleton, WI
    Research: "Imposing Nature in Nothern Tanzania: How Colonial Settlements Shaped the Socioeconomic Landscape of the Maasailand"
    Major: Public Policy, Fisheries & Wildlife


     

    Nicole Jedding

    Nicole Jedding

    Hometown: St. Louis, MO
    Research: "Computer-Assisted Self-Interviews in Healthcare"
    Major: Psychology 


     

    Kyle Jones

    Kyle Jones

    Hometown: Swartz Creek, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Psychology 

     


     

    Alex Lafler

    Alex Lafler

    Hometown: Centreville, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Geography, Global & International Studies


     

    Alex Lindamood

    Alex Lindamood

    Hometown: Buchanan, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Political Science

     


     

    Najma Muhammad

    Najma Muhammad

    Hometown: Detroit, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Economics, Horticulture


     

    Allie Pail

    Allie Pail

    Hometown: Williamston, MI
    Research: "Voodoo" Macbeth and Hamilton: Reclaiming Live THeatre from White Dominance"
    Major: Political Science


     

    Hannah Roll

    Hannah Roll

    Hometown: Troy, MI
    Research: 
    Major: Psychology 

     


     

    Astley Siwela

    Astley Siwela

    Hometown: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
    Research: 
    Major: Political Science, Economics


     

    Mary West

    Mary West

    Hometown: Homer Glen, IL
    Research: "The Immigrant Health Advantage: Real of Artefactual"
    Major: Economics