2016 Boren Scholars

Name

Institution

Major

Country

Language

Iman Akhtar

University of Washington

International Affairs

India

Urdu

Ian Anderson

Johns Hopkins University

International Affairs & Anthropology

India

Urdu

Adam Anderson

University of the Pacific

International Affairs & Languages

China

Mandarin

Adaeze Aninweze

Winthrop University

Chemistry

Brazil

Portuguese

Samantha Archie

University of Southern California

International Affairs

Tanzania

Swahili

Caleb Archuleta

Rollins College

Business

Morocco

Arabic

Elijah Ash

Princeton University

Physics

China

Mandarin

Dallon Asnes

Pomona College

Physics

India

Hindi

Aminata Ba

San Diego State University

Business

Senegal

Wolof

Elizabeth Baer

University of Oregon

Languages & Area Studies

Japan

Japanese

James Barnett

University of Texas

History

Tanzania

Swahili

Lindsey Bays

Boise State University

Political Science

China

Mandarin

Isaiah Beaton

American University

International Affairs & Political Science

Brazil

Portuguese

Gabrielle Beckford

Virginia Commonwealth University

Mathematics

United Arab Emirates

Arabic

Christine Bectel

Grand Valley State University

International Affairs

Jordan

Arabic

Joseph Bencomo

DePaul University

Languages & Political Science

Jordan

Arabic

Kalea Benson

University of South Florida

International Affairs

China

Mandarin

Steven Berube

Lafayette College

Engineering & International Affairs

Kazakhstan

Russian

Aaron Bhatt

University of Maryland

Political Science & Economics

Morocco

Arabic

Erin Bourque

Northeastern University

International Affairs & Political Science

Kazakhstan

Russian

Anastasia Bradatan

University of Texas

International Affairs & Languages

India

Hindi

Breanna Bradley

Georgetown University

International Affairs & Theology and Religious Studies

Indonesia

Bahasa Indonesian

Natasha Buchholz

Simmons College

Economics & Political Science

Mozambique

Portuguese

Lauren Buchholz

University of Rhode Island

Political Science & International Affairs

China

Mandarin

Daniel Buchman

Middlebury College

Economics

Jordan

Arabic

Andrew Budway

Wellesley College

History

Morocco

Arabic

Nathan Bumagny

University of Texas

International Affairs & Area Studies

Morocco

Arabic

Caroline Butler

Virginia Commonwealth University

International Affairs

Senegal

Wolof

Sarah Campbell

West Virginia University

Geography & Languages

Mozambique

Portuguese

Kelsey Canoy

Portland State University

Languages & Languages

Jordan

Arabic

Jeremy Cappello Lee

University of Notre Dame

Mathematics & Philosophy

South Korea

Korean

Michelle Carney

University of Oklahoma

Languages

Morocco

Arabic

Jessica Castellanos

Northwestern University

Theology and Religious Studies & Languages

Kazakhstan

Russian

Scout Cheeks

Pennsylvania State University

Criminal Justice

Brazil

Portuguese

Jacky Chen

University of Pittsburgh

Biology

China

Mandarin

Kristen Childs

Grand Valley State University

International Affairs

Slovenia

Slovenian

Michelle Chung

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Environmental Studies

Brazil

Portuguese

Frederick Cieri

Syracuse University

International Affairs & Languages

Brazil

Portuguese

Nicole Compton

George Washington University

International Affairs

Tanzania

Swahili

Chelsea Conard

DePauw University

Computer and Information Sciences & Economics

China

Mandarin

Sarah Cook

Western Kentucky University

International Affairs & Theology and Religious Studies

China

Mandarin

Jeremiah Cox

University of Oklahoma

Languages & Area Studies

Morocco

Arabic

Brian Culbert

University of Texas

Languages & Languages

Morocco

Arabic

Robert Dahlhausen III

Ohio State University

International Development

Japan

Japanese

Dallas Davis

Grand Valley State University

International Affairs & Languages

Romania

Romanian

Kala Deterville

Georgetown University

Languages & Political Science

Japan

Japanese

Patrick Devereux

University of California, Los Angeles

International Affairs

Tanzania

Swahili

Hailey Dickson

University of Arizona

Biology & Anthropology

India

Hindi

Mackenzie Donoghue

Western Kentucky University

Area Studies & Languages

China

Mandarin

Megan Druss

University of Maryland

Criminal Justice & Languages

Morocco

Arabic

David Easley

University of Kansas

Engineering

Taiwan

Mandarin

Kwadwo Ennin

Baruch College, City University of New York

Computer and Information Sciences

China

Mandarin

Suzette Escamilla Morales

Hastings College

Political Science & Economics

India

Hindi

Kelly Fagerman

University of Texas

Area Studies & Area Studies

Morocco

Arabic

Lauran Feist

University of Notre Dame

Political Science & Economics

Brazil

Portuguese

Lauren Finley

Texas Tech University

Computer and Information Sciences

Japan

Japanese

Grant Fleming

University of South Carolina

International Development

China

Mandarin

Landon Fortenberry

Michigan State University

International Affairs & Languages

China

Mandarin

Shawn Freeman

University of Alabama, Birmingham

Business

Japan

Japanese

Rachel Gallina

Boise State University

Economics

Israel

Arabic

Laura Garvie

University of Maryland

Geography

Indonesia

Bahasa Indonesian

Audrey Geise

West Virginia University

Agricultural and Food Sciences

India

Hindi

Dominick Giovanniello

University of Virginia

Languages

Jordan

Arabic

Carver Goodhue

University of Georgia

Anthropology & Languages

Senegal

Wolof

Harrison Gottlich

Baylor University

Chemistry & Languages

Tanzania

Swahili

Brieanna Griffin

Arizona State University

Anthropology & International Affairs

Tanzania

Swahili

Madeleine Hall

West Virginia University

History & International Affairs

Jordan

Arabic

Gabrielle Hanley

George Mason University

Political Science

South Korea

Korean

Maya Hardimon

University of Maryland

Political Science & Languages

Morocco

Arabic

Ben Hawriluk

Rice University

History & Area Studies

Jordan

Arabic

Matthew Hebron

Florida State University

Political Science & Communications and Journalism

Azerbaijan

Azerbaijani

Nathan Heinrich

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Economics & Languages

China

Mandarin

Colton Hennick

Portland State University

Languages

Kazakhstan

Russian

Katherine Herrington

University of Missouri, Columbia

Anthropology & Languages

Kazakhstan

Russian

Faith Hornor

American University

International Affairs

Tanzania

Swahili

Thomas Hutto

Clark University

Economics

China

Mandarin

Christian Ilarraza Colon

Florida International University

International Affairs

Turkey

Turkish

Ava Jamerson

University of Oregon

Business

China

Mandarin

Steven Jiang

Stanford University

Physics

Rwanda

Kinyarwanda

Tyler Jiang

Rowan University

History & International Affairs

China

Mandarin

Noah Johnson

University of Maryland

Political Science

Kazakhstan

Russian

Ty Joplin

Haverford College

Social Sciences

Jordan

Arabic

Ednauh Kamlondy

University of Washington

International Affairs

China

Mandarin

Harrison Kaufman

University of New Haven

Psychology & Languages

India

Urdu

Leah Kaufman

University of Pittsburgh

Chemistry & Criminal Justice

Israel

Arabic

Joanna Keen

University of Georgia

Engineering

Tanzania

Swahili

Elizabeth Kell

Western Michigan University

International Affairs

South Korea

Korean

Daphne Ko

Hunter College, City University of New York

Biology & Languages

China

Mandarin

Eric Koch

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Engineering

China

Mandarin

Megan Laffoon

Western Kentucky University

Biology

China

Mandarin

Sin Yan Lau

American University

International Affairs

South Korea

Korean

Siu Fung Gary Lau

University of Washington

Political Science

India

Urdu

Vivian Le

University of Southern California

Public Health

Vietnam

Vietnamese

Dana Leonard

Swarthmore College

Anthropology & Sociology

Mozambique

Portuguese

Daniel Levin

University of Illinois

Political Science

Jordan

Arabic

Victor Lopez-Carmen

Ithaca College

Medical Sciences

Jordan

Arabic

Caroline Lord

Boston University

Area Studies & History

Jordan

Arabic

Tiara Luckiesh

University of Wisconsin, Madison

International Affairs & Languages

Kazakhstan

Russian

Sarah Mack

Georgetown University

Area Studies

South Korea

Korean

Tristan Marquez

University of Maryland

History & Political Science

Brazil

Portuguese

Alexys Martens

Idaho State University

Psychology & Sociology

Japan

Japanese

Matthew McGee

Cornell University

Area Studies & International Affairs

China

Mandarin

Anthony McGee

University of Arizona

Social Sciences

Morocco

Arabic

Emily Meer

Ball State University

Architecture

Brazil

Portuguese

Alexander Melnik

University of Southern California

International Affairs & Urban Planning

Indonesia

Bahasa Indonesian

Nathaniel Millard

Virginia Military Institute

International Affairs & Languages

Jordan

Arabic

Stephanie Mladinich

University of New Mexico

Biology & International Affairs

Mozambique

Portuguese

Matthew Moore

George Mason University

Political Science

Kazakhstan

Russian

Eric Mueller

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Political Science & International Affairs

Japan

Japanese

Dyana Muller

University of Arizona

Biology & Languages

Peru

Spanish

Sooji Nam

University of Southern California

International Affairs & Communications and Journalism

South Korea

Korean

Andrew Nitz

University of Pittsburgh

Languages

Turkey

Turkish

Sarah Nix

Marshall University

International Affairs & Languages

Japan

Japanese

James Olsen

George Washington University

International Affairs

China

Mandarin

Megan Piccirillo

American University

International Development & Public Health

Mozambique

Portuguese

Alexandra Pickens

Drexel University

International Affairs

Jordan

Arabic

Aaron Rawls

University of Georgia

International Affairs

Brazil

Portuguese

Kayleigh Reed

University at Buffalo, State University of New York

English & Languages

India

Urdu

Tilden Remerleitch

University of Vermont

Geography

China

Mandarin

Anita Renfroe

University of North Georgia

Languages

Morocco

Arabic

Natalie Riel

University of Washington

International Development

Senegal

French

Theresa Rinaldo

University of Notre Dame

Languages

Jordan

Arabic

Olimar Rivera Noa

American University

International Affairs

Brazil

Portuguese

Austin Ross

University of Colorado, Boulder

International Affairs

South Korea

Korean

Jeremy Rotblat

Princeton University

Area Studies

Tajikistan

Persian

Matteo Rubino

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY

Criminal Justice

Jordan

Arabic

Greg Rudshtein

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Engineering & Engineering

China

Mandarin

Shauna Rust

University of Kentucky

International Affairs

Kyrgyzstan

Russian

Savanna Rutas

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Languages & International Affairs

Kazakhstan

Russian

Lydia Sanchez

Bryn Mawr College

Political Science

Morocco

Arabic

Marc Schultz

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Political Science & International Affairs

China

Mandarin

Camille Sheets

George Washington University

International Affairs

Tanzania

Swahili

Winnie Shen

Hunter College, City University of New York

Political Science & Languages

China

Mandarin

Liana Sherman

George Washington University

Computer and Information Sciences & International Affairs

China

Mandarin

Ella Shipp

Western Kentucky University

Languages & History

Jordan

Arabic

Isabella Smull

Swarthmore College

Political Science

Brazil

Portuguese

Neeli Southwick

Indiana University

International Affairs & Criminal Justice

Turkey

Turkish

Allison Spindler

University of California, Los Angeles

International Development

China

Uighur

Austin Spivey

College of William and Mary

International Affairs & Area Studies

Oman

Arabic

Jonathan Stoughton

Saint Edward's University

Area Studies & Economics

Jordan

Arabic

Michael Swain

Brigham Young University

Cybersecurity

Japan

Japanese

Vera Swanson

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Environmental Studies

Kazakhstan

Russian

Ryan Tanaka

University of Hawaii, Manoa

Languages

South Korea

Korean

Eli Tanenbaum

Pomona College

Area Studies

Jordan

Arabic

Peter Terrafranca

Fordham University

International Affairs

Jordan

Arabic

Tenzin Thargay

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Political Science & Languages

China

Mandarin

Allison Tumas

Michigan State University

Computer and Information Sciences & Languages

Morocco

Arabic

Nikkole Turgeon

University of Rhode Island

Medical Sciences

Mozambique

Portuguese

Kelly Tursic

Western Kentucky University

International Affairs & Area Studies

China

Mandarin

Casey Vaughn

Indiana University

Economics & Area Studies

Turkey

Turkish

Amanda Verdi

Tulane University

Business & Political Science

Senegal

Wolof

Jane Viviano

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Area Studies

Oman

Arabic

Colton Wade

Georgetown University

International Affairs

Brazil

Portuguese

Amaris Wade

University of Kentucky

Economics & Languages

Taiwan

Mandarin

Caitlin Walczyk

Drexel University

Political Science & International Affairs

Kazakhstan

Russian

William Walker

California State University, Chico

International Affairs & Political Science

Taiwan

Mandarin

Joe Wathika

Oklahoma City University

Business

Taiwan

Mandarin

Kimberly Whicher

George Mason University

Social Sciences

Serbia

Serbian

Christina Wilson

American University

International Affairs

Senegal

French

Rebekah Worick

University of Georgia

International Affairs

Tajikistan

Pashto

Victor Yau

University of Houston

Business

South Korea

Korean

Payton Young

University of Washington

International Affairs

Jordan

Arabic

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