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Rachel Mullin

Election Year: 2016

Election Constituency: United States of America

Scholar Status: Scholar Alum

Rhodes Identifier: South Dakota & Green Templeton 2016

Rachel Mullin


Rachel E. Mullin, Humboldt, earned her B.A. in Political Science and History from the College of Saint Benedict. A Truman Scholar, her focus on understanding and combatting the causes of genocide and forced migration has carried her around the world. She spent a summer in Bosnia Herzegovina interviewing Bosniaks, Serbs, and Croats to support two undergraduate theses on the 1990s genocide in Bosnia. Rachel co-directed a documentary and led a film crew in Thailand to understand the migrant experience of the Karen minority population. She also traveled to India as part of a documentary crew exploring comparisons between how mental illness is treated differently in the U.S. and India. She is now teaching English in Malaysia.