2015-2016 Fellows

Maegan Kae SunazMaegan Kae Sunaz is a student in the School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program and Douglass Residential College majoring in Political Science and Women's and Gender Studies. She spends the bulk of her time poring over articles as the associate copy editor of The Daily Targum. She is a scholar in both the Institute for Women's Leadership: Leadership Certificate Program and the McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program. Mae is the recipient of the SAS Excellence Award and the Rutgers 2015 Academic Excellence Award. Last summer, she had the chance to participate in the women's rights and community development service learning program in Ghana to intern for Point Hope, a nongovernmental organization at the Buduburam Liberian refugee camp. This summer she will be working on a research project with Professor Mary Hawkesworth and for the next academic year she will be working with Professor Mona Lena Krook to study gender quotas and women's political representation. In her free time she loves going to concerts and plays, eating ice cream, and most of all, reading good books.