Melissa Remmey is the recipient of the C.H. Richards Award for Excellence in Politics and International Affairs. Upon graduation she is excited to work for Oracle in Boston as a Sales and Business Development Representative and has tentative plans to attend law school in the future.
The 2015 winner of the Jack D. Fleer Award for Excellence in Honors in Politics and International Affairs is Anthony Myers. His thesis was entitled “Uneven Benefits, Uneven Burdens: A Mixed-Methods Analysis of the 1995 School Choice Plan in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools.” Next year, he will be serving as a corps member with Teach for America in the North Carolina Piedmont Triad. After this two-year commitment, Anthony hopes to pursue a career in education policy, administration, or consulting.
Emma Northcott won the Carl Moses Excellence in Research Award for her senior paper “Afro-American Ethnic Development in Latin America: A Transnational Evaluation of Citizenship.” She will next be pursuing a Master of Science in Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University. Rachel Brown has been selected as the “Honorable Mention” for the Carl Moses Excellence in Research Award for her senior paper “Basel III and Financial Inclusion.” Rachel will present her paper at the European Conference on Microfinance in Geneva, Switzerland in June 2015. She will join Ernst & Young LLP Financial Services Office Business Advisor Program in Charlotte, NC in September 2015.
Savannah Hansen is the 2015 recipient of the Jack and Martha Fleer Scholarship award. Her thesis was “Linkage Over Ideology: Tracing the Rise and Decline of Turkish Democracy”.
Savannah will be moving to Durham, North Carolina this summer to pursue a J.D. at Duke Law School in the fall. She is specifically interested in using her background in political science to study international law and human rights issues, but is also interested in domestic litigation and criminal and intellectual property law.
- Dung Nguyen (’15) will teach in Thailand.
- Nia Lesesne (’15) to teach in Thailand