Fellow News

Council of American Ambassadors Fellowship Alumni - Where are they now?

Recent Fellow News

  • David Watkins

    Class of 2011
    David Watkins recently graduated with his MBA from the Lacy School of Business at Butler University in Indianapolis. He is currently serving as Director for Network Operations for the Indiana Small Business Development Center - an SBA resource partner with the Indiana Economic Development Corporation. David primarily works in the areas of strategic planning, international trade & export assistance, and economic development.
  • Rebecca Braun

    Class of 2012
    Rebecca Braun is currently an Associate at Boston Consulting Group, collaborating on strategy projects across myriad industries including global health, aerospace, and technology as well as the public sector. Previously, she interned in the office of US Senator Chris Coons and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cameroon (2013-‘15). She plans to go back to graduate school in the near term.
  • Chris Harper

    Class of 2014
    Chris Harper is pursuing his PhD in geophysics at the University of Oregon. He works with Josef Dufek whose research group focuses on modeling volcanic processes.
  • Christian Allen

    Class of 2013
    Christian is currently finishing his work as a lecturer of Applied English at The University of Hong Kong, where he has spent the past three years. In the Fall, Christian will begin his graduate studies at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service.
  • Sophia Henager

    Class of 2014
    Sophia is currently pursuing her JD at NYU School of Law and is working at the Legal Aid Society Criminal Appeals Bureau in Manhattan as a legal intern.
  • Elaine Li

    Class of 2014
    Elaine is pursuing her Master of Public Policy (MPP) at the University of Chicago with a focus on education and international development. She is also a USAID Donald M. Payne Fellow and will be joining the USAID Foreign Service upon graduation in June 2019. This summer she is assigned to the USAID Ethiopia Mission in Addis Ababa to work on issues pertaining to literacy and education in conflict zones.
  • Madison Cassell

    Class of 2015
    Madison Cassell is currently on the fundraising team for Congresswoman Jacky Rosen's campaign for U.S. Senate in Nevada. She graduated from The University of Texas with a dual degree in Rhetoric & Writing and Middle Eastern Languages & Cultures.
  • Loully Saney

    Class of 2015
    Loully Saney is currently serving as Deputy Press Secretary for U.S. Senator Tim Kaine. She graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Politics and certificates in Near Eastern Studies and History & the Practice of Diplomacy.
  • Marios Falaris

    Class of 2013
    Marios Falaris is currently pursuing a PhD in the Department of Anthropology at Johns Hopkins University. Marios received a joint MSc degree in Anthropology and Development from the London School of Economics in 2016.
  • Evan Hill

    Class of 2006
    Evan Hill is currently completing a master's degree at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, where he is concentrating in international security policy and conflict resolution. He served as a Harold W. Rosenthal Fellow in International Relations in the office of Senator Chris Murphy in the summer of 2018. Prior to beginning his studies at Columbia, Evan worked as a Middle East researcher with Human Rights Watch, based in Beirut, Lebanon, from 2014 to 2017. Evan previously worked as a journalist in the Middle East, where he covered the Arab Spring for Al Jazeera English. He has contributed to the New York Times, Foreign Policy, the Atlantic, the Economist and others. He graduated from Northwestern University in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in journalism and is professionally fluent in Arabic.