Keough
University of Notre Dame
Kellogg Institute Home
Hesburgh Center/Kellogg Institute
Hesburgh Center/Kellogg Institute Hesburgh Center/Kellogg Institute Hesburgh Center/Kellogg Institute Hesburgh Center/Kellogg Institute Hesburgh Center/Kellogg Institute Hesburgh Center/Kellogg Institute Hesburgh Center/Kellogg Institute Hesburgh Center/Kellogg Institute Hesburgh Center/Kellogg Institute Hesburgh Center/Kellogg Institute Hesburgh Center/Kellogg Institute Hesburgh Center/Kellogg Institute

International Scholars Program
Current International Scholars

Academic Year 2016-17

 

Seniors

AIDAN DORE

AIDAN DORE

Major(s): Arabic/Finance

Research Interests: Conflict and security in the Middle East

Current Research: The effect of academia on policymakers

Adviser: Li Guo

adore1@nd.edu


ALEXANDRA FEDYNSKY

ALEXANDRA FEDYNSKY

Major(s): Anthropology/Romance Languages and Literature

Research Interests: Middle Eastern and Eastern European music and culture, Minority rights around the world

Current Research: Religion and French colonization in the Middle East

afedynsk@nd.edu


LAURAN FEIST

LAURAN FEIST

Major(s): Political Science/International Economics

Awards: Boren Scholarship – Florianópolis, Brazil 2016-2017

Adviser: Scott P. Mainwaring

lfeist@nd.edu


APRIL FENG

APRIL (DAN) FENG

Major(s): Economics/Political Science

Research Interests: Rise and Fall of Global Dictatorship, Understanding the Philosophies of Dictatorship on Individual Level

Current Research: The Spanish Civil War, Franco regime 1939 to 1957, Chinese Communist Party after 1970s

Adviser: A. James McAdams

dfeng@nd.edu


EMILY FISHER

EMILY FISHER

Major(s): Science Preprofessional Studies/Sociology

Research Interests: Individuals with disabilities in the developing world, education

Current Research: International civil service procedure and bureaucracy

Adviser: Erin Metz McDonnell

efisher4@nd.edu


BENJAMIN FOUCH

BENJAMIN FOUCH

Major(s): Finance/Political Science

Minor(s): Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Research Interests: Business ethics, foreign direct investment, South America

Current Research: Researching the compliance of international firms to global ethics standards

Adviser: Georges Enderle

bfouch@nd.edu


BROOKE JUSTUS

BROOKE JUSTUS

Major(s): Peace Studies/Political Science

Research Interests: Transitional justice, international law, civil resistance

Current Research: UN peacekeeping, the International Criminal Court, nonviolent resistance

Adviser: Robert C. Johansen

bjustus@nd.edu


SREERAAHUL KANCHERLA

SREERAAHUL KANCHERLA

Major(s): Economics/Mathematics

Research Interests: Applied microeconomics; poverty and development economics; international trade

Current Research: Effects of housing projects on senior health outcomes, early childhood education (Early Head Start), international trade policy (with a focus on the European Union's EIA's)

Adviser: Jeffrey Bergstrand

skancher@nd.edu


KATHLEEN KOLLMAN

KATHLEEN KOLLMAN

Major(s): Theology

Minor(s): Peace Studies

Research Interests: Migration, refugee services and ministry to refugees, faith-based approaches to peace-building, interfaith dialogue and peace-building

Current Research: Investigating faith-based organizations that work with migrants and refugees.

Adviser: Rev. Dan Groody, CSC

kkollman@nd.edu


SAMUEL LUCAS

SAMUEL LUCAS

Major(s): Anthropology/Science Preprofessional Studies

Minor(s): International Development Studies

Research Interests: global health

Current Research: Compañeros En Salud/Partners In Health interventions in Chiapas, Mexico; access to surgery in rural Mexico

Adviser: Jaimie Bleck

slucas@nd.edu


ANDREW MARTIN

ANDREW MARTIN

Major(s): Political Science

Minor(s): Peace Studies

Research interests: International law, democratization, and music in political culture

Current research: Nobel Peace Prize laureates and how their work has been involved in world trends and events throughout recent history

Adviser: Roger P. Alford

amarti43@nd.edu


BERNADETTE MIRAMONTES

BERNADETTE MIRAMONTES

Major(s): Anthropology/Biological Sciences

Research Interests: Infectious disease and development

Current Research: Rural land pressure and West African bush meat circulation

Adviser: Catherine Bolten

bmiramon@nd.edu


BRIAN MUKHAYA

BRIAN MUKHAYA

Major(s): Accountancy

Minor: International Development Studies

Research Interests: Political/religious conflict and resolution, public policy and entrepreneurship

Current Research: Factors influencing success of entrepreneurs in Dandora, Kenya

Adviser: Rev. Robert Dowd, CSC

bmukhaya@nd.edu


JINGGANG NG

JENNY (JINGGANG) NG

Major(s): Political Science

Minor: Business Economics/Portuguese and Brazilian Studies

Research Interests: Latin America/China Relations, Democracy, Development

Current Research: Democracy in Latin America

Adviser: Victoria Tin-bor Hui

jng1@nd.edu


ANDREA RINGER

ANDREA RINGER

Major(s): International Economics

Minor(s): Glynn Family Honors Program/International Development Studies/Peace Studies

Research Interests: Economic development and inequality, political economy in Latin America

Current Research: Effectiveness of the Farm Input Subsidy Program in Malawi

aringer@nd.edu


ANVI TON

ANVI TON

Major(s): Finance/Sociology

Research Interests: Microfinance, cross-cultural comparisons of education and prison systems, criminal networks, and international development

Current Research: Violation of human rights in immigration detention centers

Adviser: Lyn Spillman

aton@nd.edu


CHRISTA WATKINS

CHRISTA (GRACE) WATKINS

Major(s): Philosophy

Minor(s): Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

Research Interests: Distributive justice, autonomy, political philosophy, foregiveness

Current Research: Models of forgiveness

Awards: Truman Scholar 2016

Adviser: Jaimie Bleck

cwatkin1@nd.edu


SIENNA WDOWIK

SIENNA WDOWIK

Major(s): Arabic/Political Science

Research Interests: US foreign policy in the Middle East; nuclear weapons and policies; terrorism

Current Research: Terrorism in/targeting Jordan, and the Jordanian government's response (1970 to today)

Adviser: Michael C. Desch

swdowik@nd.edu


YUJIE ZHU

GRACE (YUJIE) ZHU

Major(s): Finance/Political Science

Research Interests: Institution building, state formation, nationalism

Current Research: Conflicts and wars in ancient China, public perception of Chinese history

Adviser: Victoria Tin-bor Hui

yzhu9@nd.edu

Class of 2018

Class of 2019


 

INSIDE KELLOGG

       
 

Ford Program

Varieties of Democracy

Latin American/North America Church Concerns

Notre Dame Award

Kellogg Faculty Fellows

Visiting Fellows Program

Faculty Research

Working Groups

Undergraduate Student Programs

Graduate Student Programs

International Development Studies Minor

Latin American Studies Minor

Institute Publications

Working Papers

K-12 Resources

Traveling Trunks

Contact Us

 

 

The Kellogg Institute promotes scholarship, learning, and linkages that address issues of critical importance to our world. At the center of our interdisciplinary community’s work are two key themes: democratization and human development. 

 
Research Projects Outreach Faculty Students About