Congratulations to Emily Anderson, Danny Siso, Jacqueline Sutherland and Kimbery Quick for having been selected as members of Phi Beta Kappa.
Bridger Mahlum won the Carl Moses Excellence in Research Award for his senior paper ”Redistricting and Competitive Elections: A Comparative Case Study.” He will be heading to Alaska in June as an campaign consultant for the U. S. Senate Election in that state. While there, Bridger thought he would check into the rumor about there being “Gold in them thar hills….”
The 2014 winner of the Jack D. Fleer Award for Excellence in Honors was Kelly Flanigan. Her thesis was entitled: “The Odd One Out. Analysis of the Impact of Campaign- and Electorate-Specific Factors on Non-Major Party Performance in U.S. Elections.” She has accepted a position doing consulting work with non-profit organizations after graduation. Kelly hopes to attend graduate school for a master’s degree related to either Public Policy or International Affairs in the future.
Emily Emily Anderson and Kimberly Quick won the C.H. Richards Award for Excellence in Politics and International Affairs. Emily is looking forward to her work as an Admissions Counselor at the Wake Forest Office of Undergraduate Admissions for the next two years!
Kimberly is excited to serve as the Wake Forest Fellow in the Office of the Provost for the 2014-2015 term. After completing the fellowship, she hopes to continue her education in law school.
Meenu Krishnan won the Carl Moses Excellence in Research Award for her senior paper “Democracies at Risk: Divergent Approaches to Press Violence in Colombia and Mexico.” She will be pursuing an MPhil in International Relations and Politics at Cambridge University in the UK.
In 2013 the recipient of the Jack D. and Martha H. Fleer Scholarship was Justin Cradit. His postgraduate plans involve pursuing a career in democracy promotion and human rights. He also plans to take the foreign service exam.