Blank profile photoAmina Acosta

Program: GHDP - Global Human Development
Home Country: Philippines
Academic Interests: Quantitative specialization (project and impact evaluation) and agriculture and rural livelihood development. 
Personal Interests: I'm originally from the Philippines and hence, a lover of beaches! I love to cook, read fiction, and hit the drums to de-stress from academic work.
 

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Blank profile photoChristine Andersen

Program: SEST - Security Studies
Home Country: Denmark
Academic Interests: Russian conflicts in the Post-Soviet space, as well as NATO and transatlantic alliances.
Personal Interests: I absolutely love traveling and going someplace new whenever I have time.
 
 

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Pedro ArellanoPedro Arellano

Program: HIST - History
Home Country: Mexico
Academic Interests: Mexican History in the 1920s and Diplomatic History between the US and Mexico during the 20th century.
Personal Interests: Traveling, film, television, and hanging out with my friends.
 

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Tipaporn AttasivanonTipaporn Attasivanon

Program: LASP - Latin American Studies
Home Country: Thailand
Academic Interests: Diplomatic relations between Latin America and Southeast Asia.
Personal Interests: Traveling and learning about new cultures!
 
 

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Jie ChengJie Cheng

Program: MICB - Microbiology & Immunology
Home Country: China
Academic Interests: Virology and Immunotherapy.
Personal Interests: Camping, playing badminton and singing.
 
 

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Anniete Cohn-LoisAnniete Cohn-Lois

Program: PPOL - Public Policy Institute
Home Country: Dominican Republic
Academic Interests: Civil service reform, social policies.
Personal Interests: Cooking and working out. Some of my recipes can be found at @iamhealthie on Instagram.
 

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Mohamed ElmagbriMohamed Elmagbri

Program: MSFS - MS in Foreign Service
Home Country: Libya
Academic Interests: Governance in fragile states; monitoring and evaluation.
Personal Interests: Meditation.
 
 

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Blank profile photoLauren Hess

Program: MSFS - MS in Foreign Service
Academic Interests: Intersection between gender and violent extremism, specifically in sub-Saharan Africa. That being said, I have a soft spot for Philosophy and regularly nerd out over Existential Comics.
Personal Interests: Having completed my undergrad in the wine region of South Africa, I have developed a keen interest in wine-tasting and viticulture. Cheers!
 

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Blank profile photoYajing Hu

Program: CCTP - Communication, Culture, and Technology
Home Country: China
Academic Interests: Journalism and communication.
Personal Interests: Computer games and cooking.
 

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Blank profile photoKevin Jang

Program: COSC - Computer Science
Home Country: South Korea
 
 
 

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Blank profile photoJoshua Kirton

Program: GHDP - Global Human Development
Home Country: United Kingdom
 
 
 

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Jiachen LuJiachen Lu

Program: BIST - Biostatistics & Epidemiology
Home Country: China
Academic Interests: Statistical methods of clinical trial, meta-analysis of diagnostic accuracy tests.
Personal Interests: Music (pop/country/jazz), movies and traveling.
 

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Blank profile photoYutong Luo

Program: BIST - Biostatistics & Epidemiology
Home Country: China
 
 
 

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Strahinja MatejicStrahinja Matejic

Program: GEST - Center for German & European Studies
Home Country: Serbia
Academic Interests: Diplomacy; foreign policy of states in transition.
Personal Interests: Transatlantic Public Symposium and community service/Eastern Orthodox Fellowship.
 

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Anh NguyenAnh Nguyen

Program: ENGL - English
Home Country: Vietnam
Academic Interests: Postcolonial studies and contemporary world literature, specifically in East Asian and Southeast Asian literature and diaspora.
Personal Interests: Cooking, baking, and singing with the Georgetown Concert Choir.
 

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Sooeun OhSooeun Oh

Program: ANLY - Analytics
Home Country: South Korea
Academic Interests: Big data analytics and machine learning.
Personal Interests: Big foody, Pilates, and golf
 
 

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Blank profile photoAbigail Roberts

Program: SEST - Security Studies
Home Country: United Kingdom
Academic Interests: Terrorism and counterterrorism.
Personal Interests: Playing and watching sports, socializing with people, grabbing drinks or dinner.
 

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Jocelin Rocha HidalgoJoscelin Rocha Hidalgo

Program: PSYC - Psychology
Home Country: Bolivia
Academic Interests: Language acquisition and executive function among bilingual and monolingual infants and toddlers using behavioral, eye tracking, and neuroimaging methods.
Personal Interests: Indoor rock climbing and kayaking.
 

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Blank profile photoNakshidil Sadien

Program: MSFS - MS in Foreign Service
Home Country: Mauritius
 
 
 

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Mihika SparuMihika Sapru

Program: CCTP - Communication, Culture, and Technology
Home Country: United Kingdom
Academic Interests: Strategic use of digital communication to transmit political messages; the role of technology in personal attitudes of extremism and empathy.
Personal Interests: I lived, studied, and worked in New York for 5 years before moving to DC for grad school, and I grew up in London, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, New Delhi, and Amsterdam. So, outside of school, I spend most of my time trying to keep in touch with old friends, exploring DC's incredible restaurants and bars, and planning weekend getaways with friends.
 

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Mohammed SolimanMohammed Soliman

Program: MSFS - MS in Foreign Service
Home Country: Egypt
Academic Interests: Economic and political forces that influence world affairs as well as regional expertise in the Middle East and North of Africa Markets. I co-chair the Georgetown Middle East and North of Africa (MENA) forum; I'm also a Huffington Graduate Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy.
Personal Interests: I love taking my books and read in open spaces, traveling to countries that I do not speak their languages, attending art galleries, and visiting museums.
 

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Daniela VayasDaniela Vayas

Program: MSFS - MS in Foreign Service
Home Country: Ecuador
Academic Interests: Energy, corruption and Latin America issues.
Personal Interests: I love to practice yoga and meditate. Every time I get a chance I will do it, it is very important to find a balance between the body and mind.
 

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Blank profile photoVanessa Vaz

Program: AMTH - Art, Music and Theater
Home Country: India
Academic Interests: Visual Learning through Museum Education, art accessibility.
Personal Interests: Writing and cycling.
 

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Blank profile photoShuqi Wang

Program: BIST - Biostatistics & Epidemiology
Home Country: China
Academic Interests: Clinical trial and survival analysis.
Personal Interests: I like traveling and calligraphy: Travelling broadens my horizons, while calligraphy keeps me calm and gives time to think deeply.
 
 

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Blank profile photoTianmin Wu

Program: BIST - Biostatistics & Epidemiology
Home Country: China
Academic Interests: Data analysis, statistical modeling, clinical trial, and survival analysis.
Personal Interests: Badminton, cooking, and music.
 
 
 

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Hanzi XuHanzi Xu

Program: MATH - Mathematics
Home Country: China
Academic Interests: Financial statistics/mathematics and big data analytics for the gaming industry.
Personal Interests: Pet lover! I have a ragdoll kitten and a Yorkie, both gentle and cute!
 

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Yiran XuYiran Xu

Program: LING - Linguistics
Home Country: China
Academic Interests: Study abroad research and second language writing.
Personal Interests: I am a part-time vegetarian foodie. I love traveling, board gaming, and shopping.
 

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Yu YangYu Yang

Program: ANLY - Analytics
Home Country: China
Academic Interests: Machine and artificial intelligence; big data processing.
Personal Interests: Basketball: I am GU's Chinese Students and Scholars Association Basketball Team Captain; Travel: I traveled to Canada this spring break looking for the Aurora Borealis and will travel to Cuba, Puerto Rico and Mexico this summer.
 

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Blank profile photoSipei Yang

Program: ASST - Asian Studies
Home Country: China
 
 
 

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Charlie ZengCharlie Zeng

Program: ASST - Asian Studies
Home Country: China
Academic Interests: Technology policy in emerging Asian markets and financial reforms in developing countries.
Personal Interests: I’m a big fan of Singaporean food.
 

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Blank profile photoLiwen Zhang

Program: CCTP - Communication, Culture, and Technology
Home Country: China
 
 
 

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