Bush School of Texas A&M
Class of 2014
Emily has interned abroad in Ortigueira, Spain (2011), La Paz, Bolivia (2013), and Kampala, Uganda (2014). In Spain, she managed an equestrian facility while researching her thesis on political street art in separatist movements in Galicia. In Bolivia, she worked for the US State Department’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) Section, where monitored programs with military and police departments. In Uganda, she worked with local civil society organization, CIPESA, to introduce geoinformation systems and geocoding programs to promote transparency and accountability in the region.
Emily’s interest in the realm of international affairs are in transnational security issues, civil conflict, and gender issues within the context of those elements. On the practical side she is interested in program monitoring and evaluation, and hopes to apply this to the field of international development.
She currently works with a new non-profit, the Museum of the American G.I., in research and communications. She is a Rosenthal Fellow, and has an advanced knowledge of Spanish and an intermediate knowledge of French.