Correspondents


Carmen Santiago-Urbauer
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Carmen Santiago-Urbauer is a sophomore at the University of Southern California majoring in French and International Relations and the Global Economy, while following a pre-law track. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, she is especially interested in... Read More
Helen Williams
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Helen Williams is a junior at USC, majoring in Environmental Studies and International Relations. Last summer, she interned at the Institute for European Studies in Brussels, Belgium, where she worked on a citizen-based sustainable energy research project. Upon returning to LA, she worked as a development... Read More
Elena Zhai
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Elena Zhai is a sophomore majoring in both International Relations Global Economy and French at the University of Southern California. She is from China, Shanghai and is particularly interested in political and economic affairs of China. She has studied aboard for a summer in France participating in the Paris summer program by School of international Relations. Read More
Ananya Anand
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Ananya Anand is a senior majoring in International Relations and Global Business with a focus on financial management and a minor in Economics. Born and raised in New Delhi, India, she has always been curious to learn about how to world works, which is why she has seized opportunities to travel while learning. Last summer she spent her summer doing a Maymester in Tokyo studying Japanese culture and the economy and this summer, she worked for a think tank in Washington DC followed by a tech startup in Shanghai. She is... Read More
Kate Curry
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Kate Curry is a sophomore at USC studying International Relations and French. Originally from West Virginia, she enjoys traveling and learning about different languages and cultures (so far during her time at USC, she has travelled to Russia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Vietnam, and Thailand, with plans to go to India soon!) Last summer, Kate interned in Hong Kong as part of USC’s Global Fellows Program. On campus, Kate is a member of Delta Phi Epsilon (USC’s professional foreign service fraternity) and... Read More
Kirian Mischke-Reeds
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Kirian Mischke-Reeds is a sophomore majoring in International Relations and the Global Economy with a minor in Environmental Studies. Growing up to a German-Spanish mother and an American father in the Bay Area inspired Kirian to study international issues, focusing particularly on European foreign policy and the global climate change regime.... Read More
Kevin Fry
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Kevin Fry is a senior at USC studying International Relations Global Business and Environmental Studies. After spending the first half of 2019 pursuing climate change and energy issues in Washington DC, Kevin has dedicated his research to the clean energy transition. He is also a member of the USC Rock Climbing Team and SC Outfitters, where he leads outdoor backpacking trips on the weekends. After graduation, Kevin hopes to further his academic studies in environmental energy policy, specifically looking at West Africa's energy transition. Read More
Dan Simonds
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Dan Simonds is a Junior International Relations major minoring in Geospatial Analysis and Human Security. Dan's interests are in global policy, human security, conflict mitigation, and environmental security threats. Dan grew up in York Maine and his first time ever visiting California was for freshman orientation at USC. Dan's hobbies are fishing, surfing and spending time with his friends and dog. Read More