2022 - 2023 Fellows

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Sandhya Rajagopalan is an Honors College junior majoring in Economics and Political Science with a minor in French. At the Honors College, she is a Changemaking Mentor and an intern in the Professional Development department. She also works with the Eagleton Institute of Politics as an intern for both the RU Ready program, which aims to educate high school students about civic engagement, and the RU Voting program, which focuses on voter registration and mobilization. She currently works as a research assistant for the Center of American Women in Politics (CAWP) to create a new database of New Jersey officeholders, verify government-appointed boards, and collect ongoing data on women leaders in the U.S. government. In addition, she is assisting Dr. Elizabeth Matto, Professor and Director of the Center for Youth Political Participation at Eagleton, with her book on the best democratic practices for engaging citizens. In her free time, she likes to chat with friends, listen to podcasts, and read!