Ambassadors A-B

Andrew Abata

photo of Andrew AbataHometown: Liberty Township, OH
Class: Junior
Majors: Biochemistry; Spanish (with Premedical Studies co-major)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: protein protein transport process in plant chloroplasts (Dr. Dabney-Smith's Lab)
    • Withrow Hall Community Leadership Team (President)
    • Diversity Affairs Council (UNIDOS Ambassador)

Chloie Abrams

photo of Chloie AbramsHometown: Hamilton, OH
Class: Sophomore
Major: Psychology (with a minor in Criminology)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Future Farmers of America degree
    • WyldLife mentor teaching children the Gospel
    • jewelry making, true crime documentaries

Manuel Acuna

photo of Manuel AcunaHometowns: Lima, Peru; Marion, OH
Class: Senior
Major: Biology (with Premedical Studies and Neuroscience co-majors; Management minor)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research in Dr. Quinn's Behavioral Neuroscience Lab
    • studied abroad in Luxembourg (Summer 2019)
    • College Mentor Program

Quinn Anderson

photo of Quinn AndersonHometown: Phoenix, AZ
Class: Senior
Majors: Psychology; Speech Pathology and Audiology
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research assistant for L2P2 Lab
    • studied abroad in Luxembourg
    • member CAS Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Council

Maggie Angevine

photo of Maggie AngevineHometown: Charlottesville, VA
Class: Junior
Majors: Journalism; Political Science (with a minor in Art History)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Writing Scholar
    • Redhawk Excellency scholarship
    • political activism and community service

Kendall Armstrong

photo of Kendall ArmstrongHometown: Toledo, OH
Class: Senior
Majors: Psychology; Women's, Gender, Sexuality Studies (with a minor in Disability Studies)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: cognitive bias modification to reduce social anxiety among first-year students
    • yoga and bike riding
    • reading and crochet

Elise Ashford

photo of Elise AshfordHometown: Winnetka, IL
Class: Senior
Major: Psychology (with a minor in Spanish)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: studying emotions; how individuals respond to physical and/or cognitive tasks (ACE Lab with Dr. Clerkin)
    • Department of Psychology Alumni Board (Student Liaison)
    • member of Psi Chi, The International Honors Society in Psychology

Michael Barr

photo of Michael BarrHometown: Montgomery, AL
Class: Sophomore
Majors: Diplomacy and Global Politics; Quantitative Economics
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: economics (with Dr. Moul)
    • studied abroad in Luxembourg (Spring 2020)
    • rock climbing, tennis, and stand-up comedy

Emma Barron

photo of Emma BarronHometown: Fairfield, CT
Class: Junior
Major: Political Science (with Global and Intercultural Studies co-major; History minor)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Zeta Tau Alpha (VPII: New Member Educator)
    • Miami University Tour Guide
    • MU Big Brothers Big Sisters (Mentor)

Mallory Berthel

photo of Mallory BerthelHometown: Dublin, OH
Class: Junior
Majors: Strategic Communication; Public Health (with a minor in Medical Humanities)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • hoping to do research related to public health
    • hoping to study abroad
    • Parliamentarian for Phi Mu sorority (2020)

Romina Biswas

photo of Romina BiswasHometown: New Albany, OH
Class: Junior
Major: Medical Laboratory Science (with Premedical Studies co-major)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • MEDLIFE Miami
    • Opening Minds through Art
    • hanging out with friends and traveling

Skyler Black

photo of Skyler BlackHometown: Farmington, MI
Class: Sophomore
Major: Journalism (with Interactive Media Studies co-major)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Delta Zeta member
    • Miami Ski Club
    • Redhawk Scholarship

Gretchen Blackwell

photo of Gretchen BlackwellHometown: Huron, OH
Class: Senior
Major: History; Italian Studies (with a minor in Political Science)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studied abroad in Rome, Italy
    • Ox-Wee (Co-president)
    • intern with the National Endowment for the Humanities

Zoe Blank

photo of Zoe BlankHometown: Mansfield, OH
Class: Freshman
Majors: Strategic Communication; Data Analytics
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • planning to do research involved with women in STEM fields
    • astronomy club, EcoReps
    • playing flute in pep band

Allison Borkowski

photo of Allison BorkowskiHometown: Ottawa, IL
Class: Junior
Major: Geography and Sustainable Development (with a minor in History; Certificate in Geographic Information Science)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studied abroad in Luxembourg (Fall 2019)
    • Miami's Global Scholars Program
    • love to travel and learn languages

Andrew Branson

photo of Andrew BransonHometown: Tiffin, OH
Class: Sophomore
Major: Biology (with Premedical Studies co-major)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Evans Scholar
    • interned at Mercy Health of Tiffin
    • spending time with my friends and family