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COMMENCEMENT 2015 RECIPIENTS OF THE CERTIFICATE IN LATIN AMERICAN & CARIBBEAN STUDIES

COMMENCEMENT 2015

RECIPIENTS OF THE CERTIFICATE IN LATIN AMERICAN & CARIBBEAN STUDIES

UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATES

Kaley Chase Deal

Major: Public Policy Studies

While at Duke

DukeEngage Chile 2013DukeImmerse: Human Rights in the AmericasLeadership and Arts Policy Internship in Medelln, ColombiaDuke Brazil Initiative Undergraduate Research Fellow

Favorite courses (some): - African Dance Tech II with Ava Vinesett - Intro to Contemporary Latin America with Antonio Arce - Latin American Left Turns with John French - Black Brazil: Race/Nation/Culture with Lamonte Aidoo - Gender & Sexuality in Latin America with Diane Nelson - Portuguese with Magda Silva

Upon GraduationWill be working on the One Person, One Vote project, documenting the history and legacy of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)

Liliana Fiorenti

Majors: Political Science & French

While at Duke

DukeEngage Chile 2013Studied abroad at Sciences Po in Paris, France

Favorite courses: - Intro to Contemporary Latin America with Antonio Arce - Intro to Latino/a Studies with Antonio Viego

Honors Thesis: Increasing Access to Selective Institutions of Higher Education for Minority Students in France and the United States

Upon GraduationLook for paralegal work in the Washington, D.C. area and in a few years, apply to law school

Andrew Woodall Kragie

Majors: Political Science & Public Policy Studies

While at Duke

Service trips to Costa RicaDukeEngage Brazil 2013Duke Brazil Initiative Undergraduate Research FellowDeans Summer Research FellowshipPi Sigma AlphaInterfaith CouncilGANO

Favorite Professors: Guillermo Trejo, Bethzaida Fernandez, Magda Silva, Michael Munger, Peter Feaver, Corinne Krupp, Cathy Shuman, Gerald Wilson

Upon Graduation

Journalism in Texas

Major: Earth & Ocean SciencesMinor: Environmental Science & PolicyHector Giovanni Rivera

While at Duke

DukeEngage Chile 2012EOS field trips to the Amazon, Andes, & IrelandDuke in Australia & SingaporeMellon Undergraduate Research Grant and a Paul Baker Grant

Favorite courses: - Evolving Earth and Life with Alexander Glass - Human Rights, Dictatorships and Memory in Latin America with Bryan Pitts - Meet the Beatles with Thomas Brothers - Volcanology: Geology of Hawaii with Alan Boudreau

Upon Graduation

Hoping to pursue a doctorate in Geology

Jordyn Freddi Silverstein

Major: BiologyMinor: Chemistry

While at Duke

Honors Thesis: Prediagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes in Adolescents

DukeEngage GuatemalaStudied abroad in Buenos Aires, ArgentinaDurham Regent Retirement home volunteerLenox Baker Childrens Hospital volunteerPhi Beta Kappa Honors SocietyDeans List with Distinction

Favorite courses: - Coming of Age at Duke with Sheryl Welte - Physiological Genetics of Disease with Frederick Nijhout - Aging and Health with Deborah Gold

Upon Graduation

Life Sciences Consulting with Simon-Kucher in New York City