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Inaara Ladha

photo of Inaara LadhaHometown: Floyds Knobs, IN
Class: Senior
Majors: International Studies; Comparative Religion (with minors in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies; Arabic; Economics)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studying abroad in Oman and the UAE (Winter 2019)
    • University Academic Scholars (Global Scholar Cohort)
    • Miami Model Arab League

Jenna Landgraf

photo of Jenna LandgrafHometown: Cleveland, OH
Class: Junior
Majors: Journalism; Individualized Studies
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: effects of small scale farming on southwestern Ohio
    • Miami Television News (Co-president)
    • Bridges Scholar

Madeline Lang

photo of Madeline LangHometown: Kiawah Island, SC
Class: Senior
Majors: International Studies (Global Environment concentration); Economics
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Alpha Phi Omega international service fraternity
    • hiking
    • skiing

Josh Lee

photo of Josh LeeHometown: Seoul, South Korea
Class: Junior
Major: International Studies (with a minor in German)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: topics related to international politics, political science, and world cultures
    • writing
    • playing guitar

Elyse Legeay

photo of Elyse LegeayHometown: Cleveland, OH
Class: Senior
Major: International Studies (with Global and Intercultural Studies co-major; minor in Middle East, Jewish, and Islamic Studies)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: conflict, gender, and migration in the Middle East (Geoffrion Undergraduate Fellow)
    • studied abroad in Kosovo, Malaysia, and Tunisia (2019-20)
    • Miami University Refugee Advisory Council (President)

Emma Leonard

photo of Emma LeonardHometown: Indianapolis, IN
Class: Junior
Majors: International Studies; Political Science; French (with a minor in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studying Arabic, French in Rabat, Morocco (Spring 2020)
    • Global Studies Scholar
    • College Mentors for Kids (Vice President of Activity Planning)

Hannah Lewis

photo of Hannah LewisHometown: Columbus, OH
Class: Sophomore
Majors: Strategic Communication; Arts Management (with a minor in Theatre)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Hahne Hall (Resident Assistant)
    • President's List (Spring 2020)
    • hanging out with friends, listening to music, and outdoor activities

Yibang Li

photo of Yibang LiHometown: Beijing, China
Class: Sophomore
Major: International Studies (with a minor in Japanese)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studying abroad in Japan (Summer 2020)
    • international relations
    • acoustic guitar

Virginia Lindsay

photo of Virginia LindsayHometown: Atlanta, GA
Class: Sophomore
Major: Psychology
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • planning on studying abroad (Summer 2021)
    • interned with Mather Economics in Atlanta
    • social sorority member (Director of Public Relations)

Zhanbei Liu

photo of Zhanbei LiuHometown: Beijing, China
Class: Senior
Major: Mathematics & Statistics (with a minor in Actuarial Science)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studying abroad in Europe (Summer 2019)
    • Miami University Choraliers
    • travel and watching movies

Christianna Livas

photo of Christianna LivasHometown: Lexington, KY
Class: Senior
Major: Political Science
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • plans to study abroad
    • CHAARG Miami
    • law, criminology, and government

Maricela Lopez

photo of Maricela LopezHometown: Cincinnati, OH
Class: Junior
Majors: Public Health; History (with a minor in Latin American Studies)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Armstrong Student Center Board member
    • UNIDOS member
    • reading, yoga, and writing

Victoria Lopez

photo of Victoria LopezHometown: Cincinnati, OH
Class: Sophomore
Majors: Speech Pathology & Audiology; Spanish (with minors in French; Lusophone Studies; Latin American Studies)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studying abroad in Spain (2021)
    • speech pathology internship (Summer 2021)
    • Miami Ambassadors Creating Change (Vice President)

Alli Lowe

photo of Alli LoweHometown: Springfield, OH
Class: Junior
Majors: Political Science; Strategic Communication
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Speech and Debate team (Director of Communication and Outreach)
    • College Republicans (Communications Advisory Board)
    • Equestrian team

Shannan Lunar

photo of Shannan LunarHometown: Willoughby, OH
Class: Combined BA-MA
Major: Political Science (with a minor in Spanish)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: voter behavior and why voters vote the way they do
    • studied away with Inside Washington (Spring 2020)
    • National Residence Hall Honorary (Coordinator of Recognition, 2020-21)

Flynn McClellan

photo of Flynn McClellanHometown: Lake Forest, IL
Class: Freshman
Majors: American Studies; International Studies
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • traveled to Ecuador and Spain (gap year)
    • languages and politics
    • swimming and hiking

Madison McGirr

photo of Madison McGirrHometown: Cleveland, OH
Class: Junior
Major: Individualized Studies (with an Education, Teaching and Learning minor)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Dream Keepers Organization (President)
    • Resident Assistant at Richard Hall
    • Black Women Empowered (member); Spectrum (member)

Caroline McManus

photo of Caroline McManusHometown: Cincinnati, OH
Class: Sophomore
Major: University Studies


Maggi McMurray

photo of Maggi McMurrayHometown: Birmingham, MI
Class: Senior
Majors: International Studies; Strategic Communication (with an Economics minor)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Jr. Redhawks Youth Hockey (Coach)
    • Chi Omega
    • backpacking, church involvement, reading

Alyson McVan

photo of Alyson McVanHometown: Hudson, OH
Class: Sophomore
Majors: English:Creative Writing); Media and Culture (with a Marketing minor)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studying abroad (Spring 2022)
    • Sigma Tau Delta (Social Chair)
    • working out, reading, watching movies

Spencer Minyo

photo of Spencer MinyoHometown: Washington Court House, OH
Class: Junior
Majors: Biochemistry; German
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: structures of various CTM-X enzyme complexes (with Page Lab)
    • studied abroad in Germany (Summer 2019)
    • GRAMELAC Department Review (Student Representative)

Hannah Montgomery

photo of Hannah MontgomeryHometown: Lynchburg, VA
Class: Senior
Majors: Journalism; International Studies (Global Cultural Relations)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studying away in NYC (Winter 2019); studying abroad in Ireland (2020)
    • club beach volleyball and club indoor volleyball
    • Miami's Outdoor Pursuit Center

Rae Moro

photo of Rae MoroHometown: Parma, OH
Class: Senior
Major: Public Administration
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Miami Women's Club Rugby (Recruitment Chair)
    • Choraliers (PR Chair)
    • Etheridge Hall (RA)

Addison Murtha

photo of Addison MurthaHometown: Rossford, OH
Class: Junior
Major: Political Science
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Miami College Democrats
    • Paws for a Cause
    • playing intramural soccer