Rohatyn Global Scholars Global Issues 23-24

2023-2024 RGS Cohort

Phoebe An, Guler Aycicek, Jonathan Buchholz, Katie Chiappetta, Isabelle Cone, Zuzanna Godzinska, Alex Hayes, Ai Hoogs, Shayah Kosak, Douae Lkheire Loukili, Megan Mahoney, Anna Matsuzawa, Yuvika Merotha, Julia Montgomery, Ryan Reynolds, Cleo Shaw, Hazel Stringer, June Su, Fenya Lyn Walter, Hank Wang, and Phil Wang.

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Student

Phoebe An (Texas, USA)

  • Languages Spoken: Vietnamese, English, French
  • Language Studied: Arabic
  • Global Issues of Interest:
    • Gender-based sexual violence in war
    • Girls’ education
    • Modern-day imperialism
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Guler Aycicek (Turkey)

  • Languages Spoken: English, French, Turkish, Kurdish
  • Global Issues of Interest:
    • Social injustice affecting children and women
    • Ethnic conflicts
    • Climate change
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Jonathan Buchholz (Virginia, USA)

  • Language Spoken: English
  • Language Studied: Chinese
  • Global Issues of Interest:
    • Economic inequality and development
    • Security
    • Religious persecution
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Katelyn (Katie) Chiappetta (Rhode Island, USA)

  • Language Spoken: English
  • Language Studied: Spanish
  • Global Issues of Interest:
    • Global healthcare
    • Climate change
    • Human displacement
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Isabelle Cone (Maryland, USA)

  • Language Spoken: English
  • Language Studied: French
  • Global Issues of Interest:
    • Global health
    • Reproductive rights/health
    • Educational access
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Zuzanna Godzińska (Poland)

  • Languages Spoken: English, Polish, German
  • Global Issues of Interest:
    • Migration
    • Climate change
    • Women’s reproductive rights
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Alexandra (Alex) Hayes (New York, USA)

  • Languages Spoken: English, French
  • Language Studied: Spanish
  • Global Issues of Interest:
    • Global education (women)
    • Global food insecurity
    • Decolonizing global systems of power
Ai Hoogs

Ai Hoogs (Massachusetts, USA)

  • Language Spoken: English
  • Language Studied: Japanese
  • Global Issues of Interest:
    • Math education (developing countries)
    • Climate science and poverty
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Shayah Kosak (Oregon, USA)

  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Hebrew
  • Global Issues of Interest:
    • Anti-semitism
    • Loss of biodiversity/natural resources
    • Consumerism
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Douae Lkheire Loukili (Morocco)

  • Languages Spoken: Arabic, Spanish, French, English, Russian, German
  • Global Issues of Interest:
    • Humanitarian law
    • Conflict resolution
    • Development
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Anna Matsuzawa (Japan)

  • Languages Spoken: Japanese, English, French
  • Language Studied: Chinese
  • Global Issues of Interest:
    • Educational and economic inequalities
    • Global security
    • Cultural conflicts
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Yuvika Merotha (India)

  • Languages Spoken: Hindi, English
  • Language Studied: Spanish
  • Global Issues of Interest:
    • Human trafficking and child labor
    • Economic inequalities
    • Biodiversity loss
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Julia Montgomery (Massachusetts, USA)

  • Language Spoken: English
  • Language Studied: Spanish
  • Global Issues of Interest:
    • Wealth inequalities
    • Migration
    • Labor rights
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Ryan Reynolds (North Carolina, USA; Ukraine)

  • Language Spoken: English
  • Languages Studied: Spanish, German
  • Global Issues of Interest:
    • Human rights
    • Global sustainability initiatives
    • Wealth disparities
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Cleo Shaw (Utah, USA)

  • Language Spoken: English
  • Language Studied: Chinese
  • Global Issues of Interest:
    • Global space cooperation
    • Global trade
    • Environmental policies
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Hazel Stringer (Indiana, USA)

  • Languages Spoken: English, French
  • Language Studied: Spanish
  • Global Issues of Interest:
    • Political polarization
    • Climate change
    • Global migration
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June Su (California, USA)

  • Languages Spoken: English, Chinese, Spanish
  • Global Issues of Interest:
    • State-sponsored violence
    • Environmental justice
    • Wealth disparities
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Fenya Lyn Walter (Germany)

  • Languages Spoken: English, Chinese, German
  • Global Issues of Interest:
    • STEM educational inequalities
    • Women’s rights
    • International law on marine pollution
students

Phil Wang (China)

  • Languages Spoken: English, Chinese
  • Global Issues of Interest:
    • Global LGBTQ+ equality
    • Migration and asylum seekers’ rights
    • Economic inequalities and poverty alleviation
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Jinhui Wang (Hank) (China)

  • Languages Spoken: English, Chinese
  • Global Issues of Interest:
    • Climate change
    • Water contamination
    • Global health

 

Group of students around a table
1st Meeting for the Rohatyn Global Scholars (Fall 2023)

Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs
Robert A. Jones 59 House
148 Hillcrest Road
Middlebury, VT 05753