Class of 2014

Hadeel Alhaddadeh
BBA, Applied English and Linguistics The University of Jordan
Interests: Middle East, Public Relations, News
Experience: Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics International Relations Officer, Hamilton College Fulbright Teaching Assistant, An-Najah National University Public Relations Officer and Student Volunteer Coordinator,mAra Information Technology Center English Language Trainer and Teacher, Al-Jazeera Reversioning Assistant Producer

Nicole Audette
BA, International Relations University of Calgary, Canada
Interests: Africa, Post-conflict reconstruction, non-profit management, public diplomacy, conflict policy
Experience: Development Initiative Access Link (DIAL) Africa Consultant in Kenya, Invisible Children Donor Administration Intern, Canadian International Development Agency Community Development and Fundraising Officer at Kimathi University of Technology in Kenya, Tle’Nax T’awei Limited Partnership Junior Accountant



Andrea Baldwin
BA, Global Business Management and German University of Rhode Island
Interests: International PR, Film and television, festivals, travel, cross-cultural communication, social media
Experience: Rhode Island International Film Festival, Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps VISTA, Montana Center for International Visitors, Lufthansa Technik Logistic




Sarah Blanchard

BA, International Studies and Spanish Texas A&M University
Interests: Latin America, global security, public diplomacy, U.S. immigration, U.S. national security
Experience: U.S. Department of State Office of Foreign Missions Intern, ProLiteracy Worldwide Intern, U.S. Embassy in Chile (Consular Section) Intern


Philip Bristol (PD/JD)
BA, International Studies, University of Oregon
Interests: Federal-Native American-State relations and economic development
Experience: Center for Indigenous Law, Governance & Citizenship Legal Research Assistant at Syracuse University College of Law, Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Indian Gaming Legal & Policy intern

Tuba Dokur

MBA, Department of Business Administration Galatasaray University, Turkey BA, International Relations, College of Administrative Science and Economics, Koc University, Turkey
Interests: Mediated public diplomacy, conflict resolution, crisis management, Middle East
Experience: Merrill Lynch & Co. Operation’s Department Intern, Center for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies Intern Researcher


Kelly McCray

BA Ancient Greek & BA English Howard University
Interests: Corporate social responsibility, Southeast Asia, security, international education
Experience: US Embassy Nassau Summer Fellow, Office of Congressmen John Conyers Jr. (D-MI) Summer Fellow, Thailand Fulbright Fellow, Public Relations and InInternational Collaboration Officer at Mae Fah Luang University in Chiang Rai, Thailand



Kevin McElligott
BS, Marketing Communication/Public Relations Columbia College, Chicago
Interests: Crisis Management, Europe
Experience: Walker Sands Communications Media Relations Intern, Margie Korshak Inc Theater Intern, PRSA Chicago Workshop Subcommittee Member, U.S. Department of State Bureau of Education Digital Outreach Intern, Fleishman Hillard Federal Programs/ Brand Marketing Intern


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BA, International Relations and Italian Studies, Tufts University
Interests: Middle East, nongovernmental organizations, democracy and governance, women’s issues
Experience: Communications Analyst for USAID’s American Schools and Hospitals Abroad Program; President and co-founder of the B.A. Rudolph Foundation; Democracy International Operations Officer; Clinton Foundation marketing intern


Alexandra Siclait
BA, International Relations and Italian Studies, Tufts University
Interests: Middle East, nongovernmental organizations, democracy and governance, women’s issues
Experience: President and co-founder of the B.A. Rudolph Foundation, Democracy International Operations Officer, Clinton Foundation marketing intern



Yao Xiao
BA, English and Translation, LLB, Law, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
Interests: Financial communications and crisis management
Experience: Dragon Gate Investment Partners Investor Relations intern, Hill Communications Account Associate, China Mobile Business Operation Department Intern