Ami Kachalia is a student in the School of Arts and Science Honors Program and the Douglass Residential College. She is majoring in political science and minoring in women's and gender studies. She is currently an intern at the Center for American Women and Politics, and in the past she has been a Barbara Voorhees mentor for the DRC's mission course, Knowledge and Power: Issues in Women's Leadership. She is also a James Dickson Carr Scholar and involved in a few Douglass student organizations. In the spring, Ami will be working on the effects of quota systems and their ability to create democratic representation with Mona Lena Krook from the Rutgers Department of Political Science.