Yuma Do is a student in the School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program, majoring in Political Science and double minoring in History and International and Global Studies. Her father has been working for the International Organization for Migration for as long as she remembers, and as a result, she has been able to live in Vietnam, Jordan, New Jersey, Virginia, and now Switzerland. She has always admired her father's work, and knows that the Gardner Fellowship will offer wonderful opportunities and experiences that will help her pursue her goal of working in the humanitarian field as well. Yuma has also just joined Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc., which is an Asian-interest organization that works to combat violence against women, and is an official partner to the It’s On Us campaign. She will serve as fundraising, recruitment, and performance chairs in the fall semester. Yuma has also had the opportunity to serve as a Learning Assistant for Physics 109: Astronomy & Cosmology, and a student tutor for Patterns in Civilization: Love this past spring, and learned a lot from her teaching experiences. This past summer, she took a course in International Law at the Geneva Summer Schools. In her free time, she likes to stay in and play around with Photoshop and watch cat videos and food shows, but when she does go out, she loves trying new restaurants and cafes.
- Research Topic: An Evaluation of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon