WIIS ND Team
Jesse is a Ph.D. student in Political Science and Peace Studies, and is interested in indigenous legal traditions and international intervention. She holds a both a J.D. and an M.A. in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from American University and a B.A. in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland. She is a member of the New York Bar.
Sarah Peters, Co-President
Danielle Fulmer, Secretary
Danielle is a Ph.D. student in Sociology and Peace Studies, and is interested in gender and social change. She holds a B.A. in Peace and Conflict Studies from Juniata College. Her research will focus on changing gender norms and community-level responses to violence in societies experiencing violent conflict, particularly in the Great Lakes region of Africa.
Ji Hye Shin, Treasurer
Ji Hye is a Ph.D. student in Political Science. She holds an M.A. in International Relations from Yale University and a B.A. in Political Science from Allegheny College. Her dissertation asks why postwar Western Europe and Northeast Asia have developed different types of regional institutional architectures and examines the role of great power politics in shaping institutional development.
Laura Weis, Kroc Liaison
Laura is a Ph.D candidate in History and Peace Studies. She holds a B.A. in History and Sociology from Saint Louis University. Her research focuses on the relationship between perceptions of Islam and U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War.