Graduate Fellowship Program Fellows Directory

2017 Rangel Fellows
Name Undergraduate Institution Graduate Institution
Eunice Ajayi Rutgers the State University of New Jersey  University of Denver
Rami Blair Morehouse College  Tufts University
Miguel Boluda Stanford University  Georgetown University MSFS
Eduardo Castillo Texas A & M International University  Georgetown University MSFS
Veronica Chiu Johns Hopkins University  Yale University
Anthony Cyprian Christian George Washington University  Columbia University SIPA
Saumya Deva University of Wisconsin Madison  Columbia University SIPA
Jacob Dietrich University of North Georgia  Georgetown University MSFS
Surayya Diggs Cornell University  Columbia University SIPA
Tanya Donangmaye George Mason University  Columbia University SIPA
Tailor Dortona American University
Sydney Freeman University of Richmond  Johns Hopkins University SAIS
Katie Garay George Mason University  Georgetown University Security Studies
Manuela Hernandez University of Florida  Georgetown University
Matthew Hinson Georgetown University  Columbia University
Tony Hudson Georgia Southern University  Pennsylvania State University
Terrell Hunt Northeastern University  University of Notre Dame
Gregory Kier Joy University of Georgia  Columbia University SIPA
Aseebulla Niazi University of New Hampshire  Johns Hopkins University SAIS
Nicole Roberts American University  Georgetown University Security Studies
Kalif Robinson Georgia State University  Georgetown University MSFS
Sheldon Ruby Franklin & Marshall College  Georgetown University MSFS
Zinna Senbetta Princeton University  Georgetown University MSFS
Deandre Smith Howard University  Syracuse University
Camille Swinson Spelman College  Tufts University
Hawi Tilahune Macalester College  Georgetown University MSFS
Sulaiman Toghral George Mason University  American University
Tiffany Williams Spelman College  Georgetown University Security Studies
Chelsea Wilson Juniata College  American University
Sarahann Yeh University of Maryland College Park Johns Hopkins University SAIS

2016 Rangel Fellows
Name Undergraduate Institution Graduate Institution
Ranissa Adityavarman Colgate University Cornell University – CIPA
Julie Ahn Claremont McKenna College Harvard Kennedy School
Natalia Arenas Furman University Johns Hopkins University – SAIS
Tyra Beaman Spelman College Georgetown University – MSFS
Carlsky Belizaire City University of New York Queens College Georgetown University – MSFS
Christian Burstall Brigham Young University Johns Hopkins University Nanjing Program
Yanique Campbell American University Georgetown University
Alexis Coleman George Washington University American University – SIS
Meredith Davis Yale University Harvard Kennedy School
Joyce Dudley University of Maryland College Park American University School of International Service
Christopher Franklin University of Maryland College Park Columbia University – SIPA
Nathan Gwira Rutgers the State University of New Jersey American School of International Service
Victoria Hill Wake Forest University American University SIS
Sahil Jain Syracuse University Main Campus George Washington University – Elliott School
Simone Kendall Eastern Michigan University Georgetown University – MSFS
Hayley King Howard University Syracuse University – Maxwell School
Justine King University of Rochester American University – SIS
Jasmine Lopez New York University Johns Hopkins University – SAIS
Plamen Mavrov Kennesaw State University Georgia Tech Sam Nunn School of International Affairs
Mark Mock Wayne State University Columbia University – SIPA
Clarece Polke Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University American University – SIS
Christina Powell University of Maryland College Park Georgetown Security Studies Program
Nadia Ramirez Rollins College Columbia University – SIPA
Juan Reyes University of Texas at El Paso Johns Hopkins University – SAIS
Johanna Sanchez Hamilton College Columbia University – SIPA
John Steele Miami University George Washington University – Elliott School
Kiersten Strachan University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Columbia University – SIPA
Sade Tuckett Spelman College American University – SIS
Rebekah Vermillion Claremont McKenna College Georgetown University – MSFS
Gabrielle Young University of California-Los Angeles Tufts University -The Fletcher School
Hamda Yusuf University of Washington – Seattle The New School – Milano School
Daniela Zelaya Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University George Washington University – Elliott School

2015 Rangel Fellows
Name Undergraduate Institution Graduate Institution
Lisa- Felicia Akorli Harvard University Harvard Kennedy School
Ashley Arostegui Florida International University Georgetown University
William Baskerville University of Southern California University of Southern California – Price School
Shawn Bush Howard University Columbia University – SIPA
Juny Canenguez George Mason University American University – SIS
Cassandra Gianni University of Houston University of Texas – LBJ
Joshua Gonzalez The Ohio State University Main Campus University of Denver – Korbel School
Nicholas Grandchamps University of Central Florida American University – SIS
Larry Harris University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Cornell University – Institute for Public Affairs
Tessa Henry Tufts University Harvard Kennedy School
Deje Holmes Washington University in St. Louis George Washington University – Elliott School
Maurice Jackson Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Columbia University – SIPA
Nia Jackson University of South Florida American University – SIS
Samantha Jackson Columbia University in the City of New York Columbia University – SIPA
Khoury Johnson Temple University Georgetown University
Natazia Johnson Spelman College American University – SIS
Jeffrey Joseph Cornell University Cornell University – Institute for Public Affairs
Aja Kennedy University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Princeton – Woodrow Wilson School
Raquel King Spelman College Georgetown University – MSFS
Joy King University of Florida Johns Hopkins SAIS
Chad Maddox Kennesaw State University Princeton – Woodrow Wilson School
Maria Mate-Kodjo University of Michigan-Ann Arbor George Washington University – Elliott School
Anne Mwendar University of Washington – Seattle Georgetown University
Chuma Nnawulezi Xavier University Columbia University – SIPA
April Reino Concordia College Duke University – Sanford School
Salgado Eric Fairfield University Georgetown University – Walsh School
Katrina Springer Lincoln University Syracuse University Maxwell School
Cameron Torreon University of Maryland College Park Columbia University – SIPA
Joshua Trinidad City University of New York Columbia University – SIPA
Pablo Tutillo Connecticut College Middlebury Monterey Institute

2014 Rangel Fellows
Name Undergraduate Institution Graduate Institution
Gary Anthony Hobart and William Smith College Georgetown University – Security Studies Program
Alexis Carter Spelman College Georgetown University MSFS
Quaishiona Carter University of Massachusetts Dartmouth American University – SIS
Dillon Clancy University of Florida George Washington University – Elliott School
DeEtta Cravens Oklahoma City University Harvard Kennedy School
Melissa Crawford Michigan State University Georgetown University – MSFS
Brenda Duverce Howard University University of Michigan – Ford School
Sara Elsayed North Carolina State University Princeton University WWS
David Gutierrez University of Georgia University of California Berkeley – Goldman School
Philmon Haile University of Washington – Seattle
Brittany Hardy Princeton University University of Southern California
Jonathan Hunn Morehouse College American University – SIS
Veanessa Jones Emory University Georgetown University – MSFS
Xiangtong Kong The Ohio State University Main Campus Columbia University  SIPA
David Luna Hobart and William Smith Colleges University of Denver  Korbel School
Moises Mendoza Georgetown University Columbia University – SIPA
Stanislas Phanord Northeastern University Columbia University – SIPA
Keome Rowe Texas Christian University Syracuse University – Maxwell School
Susan Tapia Florida International University Stanford University
Aissata Traore Mary Washington College George Washington University – Elliott School
Cynthia Waite University of Nebraska – Lincoln Georgetown University – MSFS
Amanda Zeidan University of Nevada-Las Vegas Georgetown University – MSFS

2013 Rangel Fellows 
Name Undergraduate Institution Graduate Institution
Julia Benson University of Wisconsin, Madison Monterey Institute of International Studies
Xavier Billingsley University of Missouri, Columbia Cornell University – CIPA
Ryan Caldwell University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill University of Texas, Austin
Dong-Thu Caohuu University of California,  Berkeley Johns Hopkins University SAIS
Morgan Cassell University of Washington,  Seattle Tufts University Fletcher School
Loren Cobbs Purdue University Columbia University – SIPA
Vivian Ekey University of Maryland, Baltimore County Johns Hopkins University – SAIS
Linnette Franco Agnes Scott College Johns Hopkins University – SAIS
Michael Hayes Clark Atlanta University Columbia University – SIPA
John Houston University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Princeton University – Woodrow Wilson School
David Hutchinson II Harvard University University of Texas, Austin
Kenya James Howard University The New School Milano School
Hilary Johnson University of Chicago Tulane University
Christine Lahens Dartmouth College Columbia University – SIPA
Lenecia Lewis- Kirkwood CUNY- John Jay College of Criminal Justice Johns Hopkins University – SAIS
William McIlwain University of Cincinnati Florida International University MBA
David Mendez Georgetown University American University – SIS
Naa Koshie Mills Howard University Columbia University – SIPA
Patrick Pratt Middle Tennessee State University George Washington University – Elliott School
Amanda Roach The George Washington University Johns Hopkins University – SAIS

2012 Rangel Fellows
Name Undergraduate Institution Graduate Institution
Vanessa Adams University of California Berkeley American University – SIS
Robert Blanco California Polytechnic State University Harvard Kennedy School
Gabriela Canavati University of the Incarnate Word American University – SIS
Sheena Hall Howard University American University – SIS
Tameisha Henry American University Tufts University Fletcher School
Kayla Howe George Washington University Monterey Institute of International Studies
Alena Joseph University of Pittsburgh American University – SIS
Jessica Kuhn University of Washington Seattle Tufts University Fletcher School
Sun Lee University of California Berkeley Georgetown University – MSFS
Cristian Martinez University of California Irvine Harvard Kennedy School
Kelly McCray Howard University Syracuse University Maxwell School
Brigid Otieno Trinity University American University – SIS
Abdel Perera Florida International University American University – SIS
Garvey Pierre Georgetown University Columbia University – SIPA
Kristin Smith Harvard University Georgetown Walsh School
Michelle Suarez George Washington University George Washington University – Elliott School
Heather Thornton University of Richmond American University – SIS
Abigail Trenhaile University of Hawaii at Manoa Johns Hopkins University – SAIS
Kelley Whitson Spelman College American University – SIS
Charlotte Young Howard University American University – SIS

2011 Rangel Fellows
Name Undergraduate Institution Graduate Institution
Nicole Baden Howard University American University – SIS
Ashley Bartlett University of Georgia Johns Hopkins University – SAIS
Grace Chung University of Virginia University of Washington
Nashwa Elgadi Temple University Columbia University – SIPA
Carolina Escalera University of Missouri – Columbia Columbia University – SIPA
Raphael Garcia Florida International University American University – SIS
Lekisha Gunn University of Alabama Duke University Sanford School
Kari Hatcher Spelman College Johns Hopkins University – SAIS
Calvin Hayes Florida A & M University American University – SIS
Grant Hunter New York University Georgetown Walsh School
Gabriel Hurst Cornell University Georgetown Walsh School
Leshawna Johnson Columbia University Columbia University – SIPA
Christian Loubeau University of Maryland- College Park Columbia University – SIPA
Amber McCoy Syracuse University Stanford University
Jacob Mecum Portland State University American University – SIS
Salvador Molina UC- Berkley Columbia University – SIPA
Rachael Parrish Furman University Tufts University Fletcher School
Emmania Rodriguez Northeastern University Columbia University – SIPA
Bakary Seckan Morehouse College Harvard Kennedy School

2010 Rangel Fellows
Name Undergraduate Institution Graduate Institution
Ani Akinbiyi University of Maryland – College Park Princeton Woodrow Wilson School
Oscar Baez Amherst College Harvard Kennedy School
Littane Bien-Aime Spelman College Harvard Kennedy School
Patrick Branco Hawaii Pacific University Johns Hopkins University – SAIS
Glorya Cho University of Washington – Seattle Harvard Kennedy School
Sydney Cross Trinity College Howard University
James Davis Middlebury College American University – SIS
Daniel Durazo University of California-Berkeley University of California San Diego
Gayshiel Grandison Cornell University Johns Hopkins SAIS
Alexis Huff Occidental College American University – SIS
Yuki Kondo-Shah Dartmouth College Harvard Kennedy School
Michael Marcous University of Central Florida University of Denver JKSIS Int’l Administration
Monty McGee Norfolk State University Georgetown University MSFS
Dorian Molina Columbia University Columbia University – SIPA
Khanh Nguyen American University Tufts University Fletcher School
Marissa Polnerow CUNY – Hunter College Columbia University – SIPA
Tristan Salvanera Wake Forest University Duke University Sanford School
Ahmed Shama State University of New York at New Paltz Georgetown University – MSFS
Kharmika Tillery University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Duke University Sanford School
Matthew Yi University of California-Los Angeles Johns Hopkins SAIS Bologna/Washington

2009 Rangel Fellows
Name Undergraduate Institution Graduate Institution
Suemayah Abu-Douleh University of Illinois Chicago American University – SIS
Ketura Brown Hamilton College Tufts Fletcher School
Shiliang (Thomas) Chen Princeton University Columbia University – SIPA
Vanessa Colon St. Mary’s University Syracuse Maxwell School
Mercedes Crosby Howard University Tufts Fletcher School
Eduardo Garcia Amherst College Tufts Fletcher School
Courtney Gates Paine College Columbia University – SIPA
Sharon Haji Mkanga Dartmouth College Harvard Kennedy School
Hammad Hammad Georgetown University Tufts Fletcher School
Christina Hardaway Emory University Syracuse Maxwell School
Christiana Hollis Dartmouth College Georgetown University PPI
Jonathan Hwang University of California Irvine Johns Hopkins University – SAIS
Amirah Ismail Arizona State University George Washington University – Elliott School
Nile Johnson Spelman College American University – SIS
Katherine Ntiamoah University of Indiana Denver Korbel School
Migael Penix North Carolina A&T University American University – SIS
Rachel Smith University of California Irvine Tufts Fletcher School
Joia Starks Hampton University American University – SIS
Karen Tang Bowdoin College Johns Hopkins University – SAIS
Zainabu Williams Penn State University American University – SIS

2008 Rangel Fellows
Name Undergraduate Institution Graduate Institution
Omar Ahmed Columbia University Georgetown University – MSFS
Harvey Beasley Indiana University Tufts Fletcher School
Isabelle Chan Macalester College Harvard Kennedy School
Logan Council Morehouse College University of Washington Evans School
Nakashia Dunner College of Charleston George Washington University – Elliott School
France Francois Florida State University American University – SIS
Nicholas Gwira Rider University American University – SIS
Derell Kennedo CUNY-York College University of Texas- Austin – LBJ School
Marita Lamb Spelman College Georgetown University PPI
Shannon Liburd Massachusetts Institute of Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Kristen Mencer Howard University Tufts Fletcher School
Jaime Moody Xavier University University of Denver GSIS
Michelle Morales CUNY – City College of New York University of Pittsburgh
Vi Nhan University of Washington Johns Hopkins University – SAIS
Gregory Pardo III St. Mary’s University University of Texas – Austin – LBJ School
Kedenard Raymond American University Georgetown University – MSFS
David Rodriguez Florida International University George Washington University – Elliott School
Mark Saavedra University of California – Irvine Johns Hopkins University – SAIS
Andreea Ursu CUNY – Baruch College Tufts Fletcher School
Stephanie Woodard Dillard University Columbia University – SIPA

2007 Rangel Fellows
Name Undergraduate Institution Graduate Institution
Christian Cardona John Jay College Columbia University – SIPA
Vanna Chan U of Minnesota Columbia University – SIPA
Diane Del Rosario Boston College George Washington University – Elliott School
T’errance Favors Metropolitan State College Columbia University – SIPA
Leah Ann Martin Trinity University University of Denver JKSIS
Aysa Miller University of Washington Johns Hopkins SAIS
Erika Reynolds Howard University Pepperdine University
Stacy Session Florida A&M University of Denver GSIS
Aqueelah Torrance Rutgers University Georgetown University – MSFS
Stacey Wood University of Penn Columbia University – SIPA

2006 Rangel Fellows
Name Undergraduate Institution Graduate Institution
LaJune Barnes NYU Syracuse Maxwell School
Jacob Choi Brigham Young University Harvard Kennedy School
Paloma Gonzalez Lewis and Clark College Georgetown University – MSFS
Chansonette Hall Penn State University University of Pittsburgh GSPIA
Christopher Hartfield Stanford Tufts Fletcher School
Marcus Jackson FAMU University of Alabama
Brandon Jackson Johns Hopkins in Nanjing Georgetown University MSFS
Sara Marti Univ. of Central Florida University of Denver GSIS
Teresa Williamson Dillard University Yale University
Hanan Yehia Howard University Georgetown University PPI

2005 Rangel Fellows
Name Undergraduate Institution Graduate Institution
Andrea Corey Howard University University of Denver GSIS
Fonta Gilliam Howard University American University – SIS
Jennifer Handog University of Nevada Syracuse Maxwell School
Rachel Hawkins Lemoyne Owen College American University – SIS
David Lewis Dartmouth College Carnegie Mellon
Dominic Randazzo Allegheny College Syracuse Maxwell School
Natalie Waugh City College of New York Monterey Institute
Jared Yancey Bethune-Cookman College University of Pittsburgh GSPIA
Zainab Zaid Georgetown University Johns Hopkins University – SAIS

2004 Rangel Fellows    
Name Undergraduate Institution Graduate Institution
Adams Emilia Howard University Georgia State University
Chuka Asike Howard University Georgetown University – MSFS
Michael Fraser Tufts University New York University
Breanna Green Spelman College American University – SIS
Hala Rharrit George Washington University Georgetown University – Walsh School
Christen Rhodes Denison University George Washington University – Elliott School
Dionandrea Shorts Howard University University of Denver GSIS
Chelsia Wheeler St. John College American University – SIS

2003 Rangel Fellows
Name Undergraduate Institution Graduate Institution
Alexanderia Haidara Xavier University University of Denver GSIS
Candace Bates Florida A&M University University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Kanika Mak-Lavy Georgetown University Yale University