Overview

At Jackson, you’ll find a community of fascinating peers with a wealth of remarkable life and work experiences.

M.A. Students

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Pauline Acquah
Pauline Acquah graduated from Cornell University in 2018, where she …
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Elen Aghekyan
Elen Aghekyan is an M.A. student at the Jackson Institute …
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Caroline Agsten
Caroline Agsten is an M.A. candidate at the Jackson Institute. …
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Caroline Alexander
Caroline Alexander graduated from McGill University in 2015 with First …
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Jackson Bahn
Jack Bahn is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Carleton …
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Rona Beresh
Rona Beresh is a joint MBA and MA in Global …
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Amanda C. Blair
Amanda C. Blair graduated summa cum laude and First-Class Honors …
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Courtney Bliler
Courtney Bliler is a first-year MA student at the Jackson …
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Douglas Burt
Douglas Burt is a first-year master’s student at the Jackson …
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Jill Capotosto
Jill Capotosto graduated from Elon University in North Carolina with …
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Sidney Cech
Sidney Cech is a joint-degree candidate at the Jackson Institute …
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Tiffany Chan
Tiffany Chan is currently a M.A. student at Yale Jackson …
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Eunsun Cho
Eunsun Cho graduated from Georgetown University in 2017, with a Bachelor …
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Brian Jae Won Chung
Brian Jae Won Chung was born in South Korea and raised …
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Abigail Cohen
Abigail Cohen graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College with a …
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Stephen Coles
Stephen Coles grew up in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and graduated magna …
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Liam Comer-Weaver
Liam Comer-Weaver graduated summa cum laude from the University of …
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Annie Crabill
Annie Crabill is a first year M.A. student at Jackson …
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Drew D'Alelio
Drew D’Alelio graduated from Northwestern University in 2016 with degrees …
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Cole DeVoy
Cole DeVoy graduated summa cum laude from Cornell University in …
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Benjamin Ditchfield
Benjamin Ditchfield was as a Chancellor’s Scholar at the University …
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Andrew Doris
Andrew Doris is a former Army logistics officer studying foreign …
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Nicolás Esguerra
Nicolás (Nico) Esguerra is an M.A. candidate at the Yale …
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Riya Garg
Riya Garg, a first-year M.A. student at the Jackson Institute, …
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Joe Gayeski
Joe Gayeski is an M.A. student at the Yale Jackson …
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Douglas Gledhill
Douglas Gledhill graduated summa cum laude from Middlebury College in 2014. …
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Will Godfrey
Will Godfrey graduated summa cum laude from Ursinus College in …
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Liz Griesmer
Liz Griesmer is pursuing an M.A. at the Jackson Institute …
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Taek Jin Han
Taek Jin Han is a Foreign Service Officer from the …
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Marc Ibáñez Díaz
Marc Ibáñez Díaz is a La Caixa Fellow pursuing an …
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Deanna Johnson
Deanna Johnson is a second-year master’s student at the Yale …
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Caleb Johnson
Caleb Johnson graduated from the United States Military Academy in …
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Sophie Kaldor
Sophie Kaldor graduated from Sydney University with a B.A. (languages) …
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Kathleen Keefe
Kathleen Keefe is a joint degree MA-MBA candidate at the Jackson …
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Dilan Ezgi Koç
Dilan Ezgi Koç graduated valedictorian from Bilkent University, Turkey, in …
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Gal Komem
Gal Komem is an M.A. student at the Jackson Institute …
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Anirudh Krishnan
Anirudh Krishnan is passionate about interdisciplinary work focused on identifying …
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Lissa Kryska
Lissa Kryska graduated from the University of Michigan in 2016 …
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Shiori Kusuda
Shiori Kusuda is a Foreign Service Officer for the government …
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Joshua Lam
Joshua Lam was born in Melbourne, Australia and raised in …
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Libby Lange
Elizabeth “Libby” Lange is a first-year MA student at the …
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Jason Lapadula
Jason Lapadula grew up in Pelham, New York. He graduated cum …
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Nicholas Lewis-Walls
Nick Lewis-Walls graduated from the United States Military Academy at …
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Krista Mangiardi
Krista Mangiardi graduated from Hampshire College in Amherst, MA with …
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Emily McInerney
Emily McInerney is a joint-degree student with the Jackson Institute …
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Nathanael McLaughlin
Nathanael (Nat) McLaughlin grew up playing soccer in Los Angeles and …
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Kendra Nealon
Originally from Glastonbury, Connecticut, Kendra Nealon is an M.A./MBA joint-degree …
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Piper O'Keefe
Piper O'Keefe, originally from Fleetwood, Pennsylvania, graduated magna cum laude …
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Eunjung Irene Oh
Eunjung Irene Oh, originally from Seoul, South Korea, graduated from …
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Katie Perez
Katie Perez graduated cum laude from Princeton University with a …
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Colin Peterson
Colin Peterson graduated from the University of North Carolina at …
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Nellie Petlick
Nellie Petlick graduated from Saint Mary’s College in 2016 with …
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Stephanie Posner
Stephanie Posner graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2015 with a …
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Cristina Quijano
Cristina Quijano graduated summa cum laude from Universidad San Francisco …
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Brianda Romero Castelán
Brianda Romero Castelán was born in Puebla, Mexico. At Yale, …
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Maya Saint Germain
Maya Saint Germain graduated magna cum laude from Boston University …
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Faraz Salahuddin
Faraz Salahuddin is an M.A. candidate at the Jackson Institute …
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Juan Carlos Salamanca Vázquez
Juan Carlos Salamanca was born and raised in Mexico. At …
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Cristobal Samardzich Rizo-Patron
Cristobal Samardzich is an economics and business journalist from Lima, …
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Emily Schiller
Emily Schiller received her B.A. with honors from Johns Hopkins University …
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Robin Schmid
Robin Schmid is pursuing a master’s degree at Yale University’s …
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Emily Sigman
Emily Sigman is a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow …
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Fanta Traore
Fanta Traore is pursuing a joint Master of Arts and …
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Broderick Turner
Broderick Turner graduated summa cum laude from Texas State University …
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Jasper Vaughn
Jasper Vaughn is a first-year M.A. student at the Yale …
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Resla Wesonga
Resla Wesonga graduated from Yale University in 2019 with a …
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Zachary White
Zachary White graduated from Rutgers University in 2015 with a …
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Patrick Wiedorn
Pat Wiedorn graduated from the United States Naval Academy in …
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Rasik Winfield
Rasik Winfield graduated summa cum laude from the College of …
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Michael Wisner
Michael Wisner graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University with …
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Rachel Xu
Rachel Xu is a first-year M.A. student at the Yale …
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Bruno Zuccolo
Bruno Zuccolo graduated from Brown University in 2016 with a …

M.A.S. Students

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Nicole Broida
Nicole Broida graduated with a B.A. in 2010 from George …
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Jack Brown
Jack Brown graduated from Cardiff University in 2011, with a …
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Joey Gagnard
Joey Gagnard, a current M.A.S. student at Yale University’s Jackson …
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Zachary McLain
Zachary McLain currently serves as a United States Army Foreign …
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Shaun K. Tateishi
Shaun K. Tateishi is a Foreign Area Officer in the …