Q: Where did you spend your undergraduate career? What was your major?
The University of Michigan. My major was medieval and early modern studies
with a minor in mathematics.
Q: What are you doing for your M.A. program? Why did you choose CSEEES?
A political science and history blend. I chose it because I like the way both
fields communicate, but how few people allow them to.
Q: Why did you choose to study this region of the globe? Is there something in particular that attracts you to it?
The complexity and continuing evolution of the former Yugoslavia.
Q: Do you have work and/or study experience in the region?
Q: What is your thesis topic?
The international administration of Kosovo.
Q: What types of language experience do you have?
Throughout my education I have studied Serbo-Croatian, Hungarian and French.
Q: What are some awards and honors you have received?
I received a FLAS for academic year 2010-2011 to study Hungarian at UNC.
Q: What do you like about Carolina?
The UNC campus and Chapel Hill are amazing, they both have a great community feel and I see someone I know almost everyday on the street. Oh, and the academics are great too.
Q: When will you graduate? What do you plan to do after graduation?
May 2011. After graduation, I plan on pursuing a career in international law
Q: Are you attending any conferences or symposiums this semester? What are your summer plans?
Nope. I plan to move wherever I have school or a job. Nothing firm yet.
Q: What is your dream job?
I hope to work as legal counsel to the State Department or the Foreign Service.
Q: What are your hobbies? What do you like doing in your free time? Fun facts?
I like to brew beer at my house. Not a whole lot of free time at the moment. If you like ocean sports, the warmest water I've ever been in is only 3 hours away.