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Congratulations to Drexel's 2016 Carnegie Junior Fellows Nominee

January 22, 2016

Congratulations to Drexel's nominee for the 2016 Carnegie Junior Fellows Program - Christine Hammell!

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Christine Hammell (BA Political Science '15, Honors) is a recent Drexel grad and current Philly Fellow at Philadelphia VIP, a non-profit that matches pro bono attorneys with clients, working with their marketing team.

Throughout her undergraduate career, Christine  partiipated on Drexel's mock trial team by traveling and competing throughout the Northeast and serving as secretary and captain of the program. She was also a resident assistant for three years on Drexel's campus and  participated in two brigades to address health and safety issues in Honduras and Ghana.  In addition to completing co-ops at two local law firms, Christine worked as a research assistant for Professors Amelia Hoover Green and Phillip Ayoub in the Political Science Department.

Christine's deep interest and passion for human rights and international law has led her to pursue placement in the Carnegie Endowment's Demoracy and Rule of Law Program. After gaining more research experience, Christine plans to pursue a joint JD/PhD  to study international law and policy.

Best of luck, Christine ! 

The Carnegie Junior Fellows Program is a highly competitive award that enables recent graduates to work for a year with a senior fellow in one of the program areas of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. For more information please review the Carnegie folder on our Blackboard Site or email Meredith Wooten, Director, Drexel Fellowships Office.