Previous GSEF Fellows

The following students were selected as Graduate School Exploration Fellowship (GSEF) recipients.

This listing includes each GSEF fellow’s major(s) and information collected during their research placement.

GSEF Fellows - Cohort 4

Students have been selected by their colleges for the fourth cohort to receive Graduate School Exploration Fellowships (GSEF). They will begin their participation in the program at the Annual Summit in Chicago on August 11-15, 2019.

During the next two years these GSEF fellows will have on-campus mentoring and activities and will engage in a paid summer research internship in 2020 on the campus of a Big Ten Academic Alliance institution or the University of Chicago.


Beloit College

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Joshua Milligan
Psychology

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Superior Murphy
Political science

Carleton College

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Brittany Dominguez
Sociology and anthropology

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Andrew Farias
Environmental studies; political science


Coe College

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Emani Brinkman
Economics; environmental studies; business administration

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Milinda Mimi Ortiz
Art

jaelynn
Jaelynn Smith
Sociology; Psychology


Colorado College

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Katie Damas
Southwest studies

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Case Osborn
Political science


Cornell College


Cleo Sullivan
Sociology and anthropology

Knox College

Alexis Ramirez
Psychology; Spanish


Matrice Young
Creative writing

Lake Forest College


Sarah Coffman
History; African American studies; education

Yaneli Guajardo
Politics

Lawrence University

  
Nero Gallagher
Anthropology

Alex Medina
Music education

Isaac Wippich
Psychology; Philosophy

Luther College


Hannah Johnson
Music

Macalester College


Nancy Gomez
Psychology; educational studies

Swopnil Shrestha
Educational studies; political science

Monmouth College

Gunnar Leaf
English

Brenda Matias-Cruz
Sociology and Anthropology


Ripon College

Morgan Devine
Psychology

Addison Lindsey
Psychology


St. Olaf College


Marisabel Cordova
Vocal music education


Ian Roback 
Environmental studies; political science

GSEF Fellows - Cohort 3

The following students were selected by their colleges as the third cohort to receive Graduate School Exploration Fellowships (GSEF). They began their participation in the program at the Annual Summit in Chicago on August 13-16, 2018.

The listing includes each GSEF fellow’s major(s) and placement for research in summer 2018.


Beloit College


Hana Hassanpourgol
International Relations; religious studies
Research Placement: Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Hayden Lamphere
History
Research Placement: University of Iowa

Carleton College



Grisel Vidal-Munoz

Psychology
Research Placement: Pennsylvania State University

Coe College


Mia Resa
Psychology
Research Placement: Purdue University

Kaylee Skweres
African American Studies
Research Placement: University of Michigan

Colorado College

Martina Alvarez
English; creative writing
Research Placement: Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Valeria Peralta
Russian studies
Research Placement: Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Cornell College


John Bogucki
Psychology
Research Placement: Michigan State University

Kourtney Ellis
History; secondary education
Research Placement: Northwestern University

Grinnell College


Langston Thomas
Political science
Research Placement: Michigan State University

Tin Tran
Anthropology; biological chemistry
Research Placement: Michigan State University

Knox College


Soko Cheng
Sociolology
Research Placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Brenda Hernandez
Economics; psychology
Research Placement: Purdue University

Lake Forest College


Yessenia Abigail Alvarado Vasquez
Education; Spanish
Research Placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Zaria Sydnor
Economics; African American studies
Research Placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Lesley Tenorio
Politics; environmental studies
Research Placement: Michigan State University

Lawrence University


Angelica Hurtado
Art history; film
Research Placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Pa Soua Vue
Studio art
Research Placement: Pennsylvania State University

Luther College


Merrsadiz Smith
Psychology; English
Research Placement: University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Macalester College


Cristina Martin
Psychology; educational studies
Research Placement: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Monmouth College


Maria Cocone
Psychology; Spanish
Research Placement: Pennsylvania State University

Taylar Tramil
Political science; communication
Research Placement: Michigan State University

Ripon College


Rachel Joas
English
Research Placement: University of Chicago

St. Olaf College


Iain Carlos
Religion
Research Placement: University of Chicago

GSEF Fellows - Cohort 2

The following students were selected by their colleges as the second cohort to receive Graduate School Exploration Fellowships (GSEF). They began their participation in the program at the Annual Summit in Chicago on August 15-19, 2017.

The listing includes each GSEF fellow’s major(s) and placement for research in summer 2018.


Meet the GSEF Cohort 2 Fellows!

Click names highlighted in blue for student profiles


Beloit College


Miyani Clark
Studio art; critical identity studies
Research placement: Pennsylvania State University

Leanna Miller
Anthropology; Latin American and Caribbean studies
Research placement: Indiana University

Joshua Randolph
Anthropology; Russian
Research placement: Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Helena Rose
Spanish; critical identity studies
Research placement: The Ohio State University

Carleton College


Gregory Amusu
Politics Science; International Relations; Economics
Research placement: Michigan State University

Mandy Duong
American studies; international relations
Research placement: University of Michigan

Apoorva Handigol
Sociology and anthropology
Research placement: University of Chicago
Jamonté Strawder
Sociology and anthropology
Research placement: University of Michigan

Coe College


Emilio Ayala Enriquez
International studies; German; music
Research placement: University of Chicago

Briana Gipson
African American studies; economics
Research placement: Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Hayley Luna
Political science; international business
Research placement: Northwestern University

Alizé McClure
English; creative writing
Research placement: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Meredith Wall
Religion and philosophy
Research placement: Indiana University

Colorado College


Dylan Compton
Religion; international affairs
Research placement: University of Maryland
Samrawit Fesshaie
Race, ethnicity, and migration studies
Research placement: Michigan State University
Niyat Ogbazghi
Feminist and gender studies
Research placement: Michigan State University

Cornell College


Katie Alvarez
Psychology
Research placement: Michigan State University

Jessica Meis
Art history
Research placement: Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Grinnell College

Nathaniel Crail
Anthropology
Research placement: University of Chicago

Brianisha Frith

Sociology
Research placement: Purdue University

Carrie Stallings
Sociology
Research placement: Michigan State University


Knox College


Jaki Herrmann
Anthropology and sociology
Research placement: Indiana University

Nabiha Mansoor
English literature
Research placement: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Lindsay Smith
Anthropology and sociology
Research placement: University of Maryland

Lake Forest College


Sonia Gomez
English literature; American politics
Research placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Jocelyn Montejo
Asian studies
Research placement: Northwestern University

Alexandra Soriano
Psychology; sociology; anthropology
Research placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Anastasia Wrenn
Theatre; English
Research placement: University of Chicago

Lawrence University


Vicky Liang
Philosophy; gender studies
Research placement: Northwestern University
Gustaf Schwen
Global studies
Research placement: Indiana University

Luther College


Lauren Bruneau
Anthropology; political science
Research placement: Pennsylvania State University

Liliana Mondragon
History
Research placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Shasa Sartin
Religion
Research placement: University of Iowa

Macalester College

Min Hee Cho
Economics; political science
Research placement: Michigan State University
Umar Hassan
Political science
Research placement: Michigan State University

Cameron Hill
Sociology; Hispanic studies
Research placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Micheala Sharp
Classics; media and culture studies
Research placement: Purdue University

Monmouth College


Kasha Appleton
History
Research placement: University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Elle Meyer-Thomas
Political science; international relations
Research placement: University of Maryland

Laura Salas
Communications/public relations
Research placement: University of Iowa

Ripon College


Juan Baez
English; theatre
Research placement: Purdue University
Kimberly Frisque
Religion; history
Research placement: Pennsylvania State University

Olivia Heck
Psychology
Research placement: Rutgers University-New Brunswick

St. Olaf College


Jenna Castillo
Sociology; anthropology
Research placement: The Ohio State University
Alexander Cavender
Philosophy; religion
Research placement: University of Iowa

Marnicia Johnson
Psychology
Research placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Karina Mojica
Psychology; Spanish
Research placement: Michigan State University

Daniel Vega
History; Economics
Research placement: University of Michigan

GSEF Fellows - Cohort 1

The following students were selected in 2016 as the first cohort of Graduate School Exploration Fellowship (GSEF) recipients.

The listing includes each GSEF fellow’s major(s) and information collected during their research placement from summer of 2017.


Meet the GSEF Fellows Class of 2018!

Check out the students’ bios to learn more about their summer research experiences.


Beloit College


Bresasha Duquaine
Psychology
Research placement: Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Charlotte Mayeda
International relations, with a focus on China and human rights
Research placement: Michigan State University

Ashley Sorensen
Political science
Research placement: University of Maryland

Kendra Weinrich
Anthropology; biology
Research placement: Ohio State University

Carleton College

Damali Britton
Political science; international studies
Research placement: University of Chicago

Amirah Ellison
Cinema and media studies
Research placement: Purdue University

Simón Gutkin
History; anthropology
Research placement: Northwestern University

Walter Paul
History; anthropology
Research placement: University of Chicago

Coe College


Steven Sharkey-Dye
African American Studies

Colorado College


Brittany Camacho
Classics; history; politics
Research placement: Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Atiya Harvey
Feminist and gender studies
Research placement: The Ohio State University

Maja Anna Orlowska
Comparative literature and Romance Languages
Research placement: University of Iowa

Cornell College


Sandra Gomez
Psychology
Research placement: Michigan State University

Randy Santiago
English
Research placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Grinnell College


Evelyn Nkooyooyo
French and political science
Research placement: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Knox College


Kadet Alaks
Creative writing; education
Research placement: University of Michigan

Willa Coufal
Theatre
Research placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Callie Ellis
Economics
Research placement: Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Jayel Gant
Theatre; creative writing
Research placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Ari Jindracek
Creative writing
Research placement: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Lake Forest College


Ashley Lamarre
Philosophy; African-American studies
Research placement: University of Maryland

Qiaira Riley
Studio art; African-American studies
Research placement: Northwestern University

Lawrence University


Sam Bader
Anthropology
Research placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Kori Looker
Studio art
Research placement: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Bané Touré
Film studies or government
Research placement: University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Yee Leng Yang
Psychology or government
Research placement: University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Luther College


Jordan Boge
Communication studies; French
Research placement: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Nicole Weber
Psychology; anthropology
Research placement: University of Michigan

Macalester College


Ashanté Alford
Psychology/neurocience
Research placement: The Ohio State University

Cecilia Caro
Anthropology and educational studies
Research placement: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Giselle Lora
Anthropology and Latin American studies
Research placement: Michigan State University

Allegra Wyatt
Psychology and anthropology
Research placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Monmouth College


Anthony Adams
Communication studies; political science
Research placement: University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Melissa Hernández
French and international studies
Research placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Paulo Pliego
Economics
Research placement: Michigan State University

Diana Rubi
Political science; international studies; Spanish
Research placement: University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Ripon College


Holly Erickson
History; anthropology
Research placement: University of Michigan

Stephanie Lopez
Psychology
Research placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Maddison Vega
English
Research placement: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Carmen Zapata
Psychology
Research placement: University of Michigan

St. Olaf College


Jasmin Aramburu
Social work
Research placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Emily Hynes
Vocal performance
Research placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Zoua Lor
Psychology
Research placement: Michigan State University

Questions?

For questions about the GSEF program, contact Allen Linton II, ACM Director of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives, or visit the FAQ page.

These fellowships and the Undergraduate and Faculty Fellows Program for a Diverse Professoriate are supported by a generous grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Go to:  
Undergraduate and Faculty Fellows Program for a Diverse Professoriate
Mellon Faculty Fellowships
ACM-Big Ten Academic Alliance meetings and workshops

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