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People » 2009 Summer Interns

Graziani, Meldin

Meldin Graziani

Intern

Meldin Graziani is an intern for the Global Perspectives Office. She is a graduate student at the University of Central Florida, pursuing an M.A. in Political Science with an emphasis on International Studies. She has a B.S. in Legal Studies from Florida Gulf Coast University. Her research interests include the European Union and the Middle East. Graziani plans to pursue a doctoral degree in International Relations. Fluent in Spanish, she has studied French and Mandarin, and traveled to Turkey, Mexico and throughout Europe.

 
Kim, Misuk

Misuk Kim

Global Connections Research Assistant

Misuk Kim is a Global Connections Research Assistant for the Global Perspectives Office, the Diplomacy Program, the Terrorism Studies Program and other affiliated organizations, including the Global Connections Foundation. She is responsible for conducting research, with an emphasis on the Korean peninsula and its relations with its surrounding region. Previously, she was an intern for the Global Perspectives Office. She is a graduate of Rollins College, with a B.A. in International Affairs, and Dan Kook University in Seoul, South Korea, with a B.A. in Humanities. A native of South Korea, speaks Korean, and has traveled to Jordan, the Philippines and Japan.

 
Martins, Nathalia

Nathalia Martins

Intern

Nathalia Martins is an intern for the Global Perspectives Office. A junior at the University of Central Florida, she is majoring in Political Science – International Studies and minoring in French. She serves as Vice President of the United Nations Association at UCF. Her research interests include West European politics, the European Union, comparative politics and international law. She plans on graduate studies in international relations or law. A native of Brazil, Martins is fluent in Portuguese, has studied Spanish and French, and has traveled in South America and the Caribbean.

 
Moody, Kathryn

Kathryn Moody

Senior Intern

Kathryn Moody is a senior intern for the Global Perspectives Office. She is a junior at Rollins College, majoring in International Affairs. Her research interests include terrorism, transnational crime and youth radicalization.  Upon graduation, Moody plans to spend a year living and travelling in the Middle East before pursuing a master’s degree in either security studies or conflict resolution.  She is currently studying Spanish and has travelled to England, Italy and Mexico.

 
Owen, Candace

Candace Owen

Senior Intern

Candace Owen is a senior intern for the Global Perspectives Office. She is a graduate student at UCF, pursuing an M.A. in Political Science, with an emphasis on International Studies. She has a B.A. in Political Science & International Relations from UCF. From 2007 to 2008, Owen participated in the AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America program. Her research interests are human rights, human trafficking, and sustainable global economic development. She plans to pursue a doctorate in International Relations. Owen is studying French and has traveled to Italy.

 
Schickler, Bonnie

Bonnie Schickler

Intern

Bonnie Schickler is an intern for the Global Perspectives Office. She is a graduate student at the University of Central Florida, pursuing an M.A. in Political Science with an emphasis on International Studies. Schickler has a B.A. in Political Science – International Relations from UCF.  Her research interests are terrorism, the European Union, the U.S. intelligence community and U.S. Foreign Policy.  Schickler is conversational in French and has traveled to France and throughout the Caribbean.

 
Stein, Sabrina

Sabrina Stein

Intern

Sabrina Stein is an intern for the Global Perspectives Office. A senior at the University of Central Florida, she is majoring in Political Science – International Studies and minoring in French. She is Vice President for Conferencing for the United Nations Association. Her research interests are the role of IGOs and NGOs, and Latin American politics. She plans to pursue graduate studies in international relations or Latin American politics. Stein is fluent in Spanish and is studying French. A native of Uruguay, she has traveled throughout South America and to Spain.