Patricia Weng

UCSD IR/PS
Class of 2016

 

Being a data scientist with interests in East Asian affairs, Patricia hails from a working class background in Houston, Texas. She obtained her Bachelors in International Relations from Pomona College and her Masters in International Affairs from University of California, San Diego. Her international experience includes study abroad in Taipei, Taiwan and English teaching in northeast China, Malaysia (as a Fulbright scholar), South Korea, and Taiwan. She has also worked for a customs broker in Houston, Texas. She is currently interested in economics and management and is looking to combine her data analysis skills with her international experience. She has worked at the East-West Center and the U.S. Government Accountability Office. Her recent work includes research on remittances and regulatory capture. She is proficient in Chinese, Korean, Microsoft Office, STATA, and some R and Python.