E.g., 06/21/2022
E.g., 06/21/2022
The Demetrios G. Papademetriou Young Scholars: Present and Past

The Demetrios G. Papademetriou Young Scholars: Present and Past

Current Interns, Summer 2022

  • Denielle Amparado is a BA candidate in government and quantitative economics at Smith College. Her research interests include migration data harmonization, refugee integration and labor market access, and the politicization of migration, especially in times of crisis. She is interning with the International Program.
  • Miguel Luis Arias is an MSc candidate in migration studies at the University of Oxford. His research interests include reintegration of returning migrants, the climate-migration nexus, digital technologies and social life of transnational families, and family migration. He is interning with the International Program.
  • Jennifer Betancourt is a BA candidate in international relations with a concentration in political science at Wellesley College. Her research interests include immigrant integration and access to resources, unaccompanied children, and international global governance. She is interning with the Executive Office.
  • Taegan Dennis is an MA candidate in human rights and humanitarian action at Sciences Po. Her research interests include border security, migration and human rights, asylum and complimentary humanitarian support, Indigenous migration, and regional cooperation. She is interning with the Latin America and Caribbean Initiative.
  • Stephanie Haddad is a BA candidate in psychology and linguistics at Georgetown University. Her research interests include Dual Language Learners, early childhood education and care, and trauma-informed care/services for refugees and asylum seekers. She is interning with the National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy.
  • Viktoria Hengelbrok is a BA candidate in justice and peace studies at Georgetown University. Her research interests include barriers to immigrant teacher integration within the U.S. education system. She is interning with the Communications team.
  • Yumeka Kawahara is an MA candidate in international affairs at George Washington University. Her research interests include sociocultural refugee integration and the role of civil society. She is interning with the International Program.
  • Abby Land is an MA candidate in human security at the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. Her research interests include refugee resettlement, civil conflict, and interethnic relations in pluralistic societies. She is interning with the Communications team.
  • Catalina Vega Méndez is a PhD candidate in political science at Purdue University. Her research interests include migration within the Global South, migration and development, and integration policies, particularly responses to Venezuelan migration in South America. She is interning with the Latin America and Caribbean Initiative.
  • Mehr Mumtaz is a PhD candidate in sociology at Ohio State University. Her research interests include refugee resettlement in the United States, and how discourses surrounding refugee resettlement influence domestic politics and inequality. She is interning with the Human Services Initiative.
  • Joshua Rodriguez has an MA in international affairs from George Washington University. His research interests include U.S.-Mexico border security, human trafficking, immigrants and the labor market, U.S. refugee resettlement, and migration and development. He is interning with the U.S. Immigration Policy Program.
  • Diana Serrano is an MA candidate in law and diplomacy at the Fletcher School at Tufts University. Her research interests include the intersection of international human rights law and domestic immigration policy, migration and child development, and reintegration programs’ impacts on migrant and refugee livelihoods. She is interning with the Human Services Initiative.

Past Interns

2022

Ladin Bacakoglu, Communications; Yasmina Benslimane, Communications; Briana L. Broberg, Human Services Initiative; Austin Cardona, Latin America and Caribbean Initiative; Mahdia Chowdhury, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Cecilia Esterline, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Malte Götte, International Program; Daniela Hall-Lagunes, Latin America and Caribbean Initiative; Jane Lorenzi, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Amanda Morrison, International Program; Joon Park, Executive Office; Jessica Rivas, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Pol Barbé Sanromá, Latin America and Caribbean Initiative.

2021

Jordi Amaral, Latin America Initiative; Erin Babich, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Rahul Balasundaram, International Program; Devashish Basnet, Executive Office; Clary Baudraz, International Program; Alena Carl, Human Services Initiative; Nicole Cassou, International Program; Shiyue Cui, Human Services Initiative; Anna deDufour, Human Services Initiative; Felipe Deidan, Latin America Initiative; Madi Donham, Communications; Joseph Flores, International Program; Katie Friedman, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Laura Harjanto, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Medina Husakovic, International Program; Elissa Jiménez, Executive Office; Tianjian Lai, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Luiz Leomil, Latin America Initiative; Chris Levesque, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Corrie Macleod, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Ana Martin Gil, Latin America Initiative; Angel Ornelas, Communications; Celia Reynolds, Human Services Initiative; Vanessa Romo, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Gaby Sanchez, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Ellie Thompson, International Program; Gabriela Trompetero Vicent, Latin America Initiative; Hannah Tyler, International Program; Jaret Waters, Latin America Initiative; Caitlyn Yates, Latin America Initiative.

2020

Julie Aguilar, Human Services Initiative; Alexis Cherewka, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Fatima Dahir, Human Services Initiative; Samuel Davidoff-Gore, International Program; Asmati Deswal, Human Services Initiative; Annabel Dolan, International Program; Luis Gallardo Marquez, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Kylie Grow, Human Services Initiative; Kenia Guerrero, Communications; Mary Hanna, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Meagan Harden, International Program; Gitika Harith, International Program; Lillie Hinkle, Human Services Initiative; Saska Icitovic, International Program; Emma Israel, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Patricia Jaworek, International Program; Olivia Kreft, Communications; Marie Laverdiere, Communications; Kira Medina-Olsen, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Kira Monin, Human Services Initiative; María Jesús Mora, Latin America Initiative; Jenny Nguyen, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Ana Paulina Ornelas Cruz, Latin America Initiative; Lindsay Robbins, Latin America Initiative; Elia Gil Rojas, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Jeanette Schwalm, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Kyilah Terry, International Program.
 

2019

Yara Almeida, Communications; Ryan Bergal, Communications; Brittany Blizzard, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Micayla Burrows, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Carlos Echeverría-Estrada, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Carly Frieders, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Jasper Gilardi, Communications; Owen Gow, International Program; Caryln Greenfield, International Program; Jennifer Grishkin, Human Services Initiative; Helena Hahn, International Program; Amy Holovnia, Human Services Initiative; Katarina Huss, Human Services Initiative; Allison O’Connor, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Lauren Peterson, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Diana Rayes, International Program; Trevor Shealy, International Program; Benedicta Solf, International Program; Herrica Telus, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Natalie Torres, Human Services Initiative.
 

2018

Elijah Alperin, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Isabelle Charo, Human Services Initiative; Tessa Coggio, International Program; Dina Eldawy, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Courtney Geary, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Abby Hermes, Communications; Hannah Jacks, U.S. Immigration Policy; Andrew Kalweit, Human Services Initiative; Livia Luan, Communications; Colleen Moser, International Program; Laura Plata, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Alessandro Regio, Communications; Austin Rose, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; L. Abigail (Abby) Scott, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Zachary Brandon Strauss, International Program; Henry Wilson-Smith, International Program.
 

2017

Jonathan Beeler, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Dayra Carvajal, Communications; Sela Cowger, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Mattea Cumoletti, International Program; Brittany Ebeling, Migrants, Migration, and Development Program; Alice Greider, International Program; Lauren Hodges, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Kira Isaacs, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Jae June Lee, International Program; Gabriel Lesser, Regional Migration Study Group; Hania Marien, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Jesse Marks, International Program; Rocio Naranjo Sandalio, International Program; Anja Parish, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Sophia Pizzi, Communications; Jennifer Schulz, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Alice Wang, International Program.
 

2016

Bart Bachman, International Program; Jessica Bolter, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Dhario DeSousa, International Program; Taylor Elwood, International Program; Bárbara Gómez-Aguiñaga, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Caitlin Katsiaficas, International Program; Luka Klimaviciute, International Program; Kevin Lee, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Louis Metcalfe, International Program; Ryan A. Schultheis, Regional Migration Study Group; Sarah Schwartz, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Andriy Shymonyak, Data Hub; Sara Staedicke, Communications; Marcela Valdivia Correa, Regional Migration Study Group.
 

2015

Aliyyah Ahad, International Program; Isabel K. Ball, Regional Migration Study Group; Seaira Christian-Daniels, Communications; Emma Dorst, International Program; Bethany Eberle, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Joel Hernández, International Program; Keith McNamara, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Ariel G. Ruiz Soto, Quantitative Research; Sylvia Rusin, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Brian Salant, International Program; Gloriana Sojo-Lara, Regional Migration Study Group.
 

2014

Marcela Aguirre, Regional Migration Study Group; Elsa Augustine, Regional Migration Study Group; Ewan Compton, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Hannes Einsporn, International Program; Chiamaka Nwosu, Quantitative Research; Sarah C. Pierce, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Michael Siebel, International Program; Alexander Sileo, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Jie Zong, Quantitative Research.
 

2013

Claire Archer, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Gregory Auclair, Migrants, Migration, and Development Program; Alexander Black, Regional Migration Study Group; Lara Burt, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Erin Cox, U.S. Immigration Policy; Sofie Fredlund-Blomst, Communications; Kate Hooper, International Program; Merise B. Jalali, Migrants, Migration, and Development; Yuko Kawamura, Communications; Madeline Messick, Regional Migration Study Group; Lindsey Phillips, Communications; Cris Ramón, International Program; Justin Simeone, International Program; Sierra Stoney, Labor Markets Initiative; Monica Whatley, Quantitative Research.
 

2012

Emma Ambrose, International Program; Emma Britz, Regional Migration Study Group; Malina Dumas, Migrants, Migration, and Development; Gina Elliot, Migrants, Migration, and Development; Christopher Foulkes, Transatlantic Council on Migration; David Gutierrez, Regional Migration Study Group; Ying Huang, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Qingqing Ji, Data Hub; Nora McGann, Migrants, Migration, and Development; Alicia Lee, Data Hub; Mike Nicholson, International Program; Joe Russell, Data Hub; Diana Serrano, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Diana Shtylman, Communications; Amy Suntoke, Communications; Joanna Wu, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy.
 

2011

Ashley Allen, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy; Carola Balbuena, Regional Migration Study Group; Michael Blomfield, Transatlantic Council on Migration; Katherine Cincotta, Communications; Sheida Isabel Elmi, Labor Markets Initiative; Faye Hipsman, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Rebecca Kilberg, Communications; Monica Li, U.S. Immigration Policy Program; Anne Mark Nielsen, Transatlantic Council on Migration; Nichelle Williams, Diaspora Project.