New Jersey, 2017
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University: University of Georgia
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Laura Courchesne is a senior at the University of Georgia, where she majors in economics and religion; she has a perfect academic record. She has conducted destabilization, conflict, and peacekeeping research at Oxford, Princeton, and the U.S. Army War College. She has interned with the International Red Cross and at the Carter Center, and has conducted fieldwork in Bali relating to terrorism. Combining perspectives from sociology, anthropology, and organizational behavior,her thesis examines the impact of American drone strikes on local communities in conflict zones. At Oxford, Laura plans to do study Social Anthropology and Political Research.