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Spring '20, Political Science

Award Year 

Supreme Court of the United States

Emma is a junior at Brown University. Emma is concentrating in Political Science, specifically the American Politics track. Originally from Redding, Connecticut, Emma has lived the majority of her life overseas. Spending her first years in Japan, and elementary and middle school in China, Emma graduated valedictorian from her high school in Turkey. In 2017, she was also selected as one of two delegates to represent Connecticut and the Department of Defense in the United States Senate Youth Leadership Program, and was honored to meet the President of the United States, Vice President, Chief Supreme Court Justice, Senator Blumenthal, and many other distinguished people. She returned to DC the next summer to intern for Senator Blumenthal. Emma’s passion for politics and government has lead her to become more involved in local state government as well by interning at the Attorney General’s Office, Senate Fiscal Office, and fellowing for Governor Raimondo’s reelection campaign. On campus, Emma is the founder and editor-in-chief of the Brown Undergraduate Law Review, a curator at the Global Gallery, and on the Brown Cheer Team