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Student Profiles

 

Current Peace Studies majors and minors from diverse backgrounds, with even more broad interests and goals for the future.
 

 

Name:Kori Jennings

Year: Senior

Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interests you the most: Theatre/Sociology

After College Plans: use theatre as a means to promote positive social change!

Hometown: Richmond, Indiana

 

 

 

Name: Wade Dunn

Year: Junior

Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interests you the most:

I am most interested in economic inequality.

After College Plans: I'd like to attend graduate school to study Sociology.

Hometown: Angola, Indiana

 


Name: Rachel Ulrich


Year
: Senior


Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interests you the mostWays in which the arts can promote positive social change; the role of dance in peacemaking; inclusion and equality within education, including ways in which schools and communities can better suit the strengths and needs of diverse groups of students.


After College Plans: Volunteer for a year or two with a program like Brethren Volunteer Service or Quaker Voluntary Service; possibly then pursue a master’s degree in art therapy, dance therapy or expressive arts therapy.


 

Name:Whittney Horn

Year: Sophomore

Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interests you the most:

After College Plans: peace corps

Hometown:Lafontaine, Indiana


 

Name: Nathan Frantz

Year: Junior-ish

Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interest you most: Human Rights, Dark Sky issues, social justice

After College Plans: Continue on to graduate school

Fun Fact: I can knit

Hometown: Fleming, Colorado


 

Name:Hannah Mae Brown          

Year: First Year

Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interests you most: politics, human rights

After College Plans:possibly grad school, my dream is to work for the Human Rights Campaign

Hometown:Yellow Springs, Ohio

 


 

Name: Lucas Al-Zoughbi

Year: Sophomore

Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interests you the most: : Nonviolent resistance against the occupation forces that are supported by the state of Israel as well as many other large western powers as well as Trauma healing and reconciliation in Palestine

After College Plans: MA or PhD. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis on PTSD or something related to that.

Hometown:Bethlehem, Palestine

 


 

Name: Selamawit Nicolai

Year: Senior

Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interests you the most: Justice, human rights , women rights , international conflict resolution , refugee integration 

After College Plans: Law school or Possible Internship with the United Nations (UNHCR)

Hometown: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 



 

Name:Teghan Hammond

Year: Junior

Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interests you the most:queer stuff

Hometown:Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fun Fact: I once ate an entire raw potato


 

Name: Carissa Arnett

Year: Junior

Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interests you the most:social inequality

After College Plans: Working in drug policy or community development.

Hometown:Huntington, Indiana

 


Name: Tyler Tinsley

Year: Junior

Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interests you the most:

Economic equality and human rights

After College Plans: I don't have any plans right now. Being steadily employed at some point ranks on the list.

Fun Fact: I spend most of my life staring at a tiny, electronic box.

 


Name:Chris McAleavey

Year: First Year

Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interests you the most: same-sex equality, white privilege, racism

After College Plans: undecided, possibly moving to Chicago

Hometown: Indianapolis, Indiana

 


 

Name: Jaspreet Kaur

Year: Junior

Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interests you the most:

Women's Rights and NGO involvement

After College Plans: Dental or Pharmacy School

Fun Fact: I'm fluent in three languages.


 

Name:Sarandon Smith

Year: First Year

Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interests you the most: gender studies, political science, art

After College Plans: After graduating from Manchester I plan on pursuing my Master's of Divinity from Bethany Theological Seminary in hopes of then, eventually becoming the general secretary of the Church of the Brethren, or I will enter graduate school elsewhere and pursue a degree in either politics or ethics.

Name:Sawyer Stefanatos

Year: First Year

Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interests you the most:I'm interested in the international & global studies and the religious and philosophical bases concentrations. Also, possibly sociology/social work :)

 

Name:Caitlin O'Quinn

Year: First Year

Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interests you the most: :  I am going to Double major in Economics/Political Science and minor in Peace Studies. I am interested in International studies specifically involving the United Nations.

 

Name: Zander Willoughby

Year: First Year

Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interests you the most: :  International diplomacy and peacemaking through language learning and cultural understanding

After College Plans: Potentially graduate school for Political Science and/or International Relations, and eventually becoming a Foreign Service Officer for the US State Department

Hometown: Grandville, Michigan

Fun Fact: I love studying languages

Name: Jacob Archambault

Year: Junior

Hometown: La Porte, Indiana

Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interests you the most: Economic and racial inequality

After College Plans: Work as a community developer, get involved in church leadership wherever I end up, enjoy the outdoors, and travel once student loans are paid off!

 

Name: Carson Pusifull

Year: Junior

Hometown: Pendleton, Indiana

Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interests you the most: Equality in general, but specifically religious & gender equality, and alternative dispute resolution.

After College Plans: Graduate school

 

Name: Tarek Al-Zoughbi

Year: Senior

Hometown: Bethlehem, Palestine

Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interests you the most: Economic Justice: I believe it is easier for the public to believe in non-violence and to be understanding, which helps achieve positie peace when economic justice exists and no person has to worry about their financial well-being.  There are enough resources in the world for everyone to live a happy and financially secure life with all their needs being met.

After College Plans: Graduate school for economic development

 

Name: Michael Himlie

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Harmony, Minnesota

Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interests you the most: International War and Conflict, Nonviolent Direct Action, Peace Education, and ‘One World, One Human Family Equality’.

 

Name:AJ McKee

Year: Senior

Hometown: Syracuse, Indiana

Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interests you the most: I am interested in spreading understanding and acceptance of diversity.

 

 

Name: Jamie Dowdy

Year: Senior

Hometown: Hebron, Indiana

Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interests you the mostgender and sexuality equality, using new media and pop culture as a platform for community organizing and activism.

After college plans: attend graduate school, eventually work for the HPA

 

Name: Donnie Watkins

Year: Junior

Hometown: Kokomo, Indiana

Peace/Justice Issue(s) that interests you the most: interpersonal conflict

Fun Fact: I'm half Filipino

 

 

 


 
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