Global Connections Research Assistant
Richard Haddock is a Global Connections Research Assistant for the Global Perspectives Office. A junior at UCF, he is majoring in Political Science-International Relations and Comparative Politics, and minoring in Asian studies. He is a member of LEAD Scholars, United Nations Association, President’s Scholars and the Burnett Honors College. His research interests include rising powers, Asian studies, world history, comparative politics and international relations. Haddock plans on post-graduate studies in either global politics or international law. He is fluent in Spanish and has traveled to Puerto Rico.
Christopher Carpousis is an Intern for the Global Perspectives Office. He is a Senior at the University of Central Florida majoring in International & Global Studies with a minor in Asia Studies. He has studied Wing Chun Kung Fu for over eight years. His research interests are foreign languages, economics and politics. After graduation, he plans to serve in the United States Air Force. He has traveled to Japan. Carpousis is currently studying Mandarin Chinese in addition to Spanish.
Carly Clendening is an intern for the Global Perspectives Office. She is a Junior at the University of Central Florida majoring in Political Science – Pre Law with a minor in Writing and Rhetoric. Clendening graduated from the LEAD Scholars Program at UCF. Her research interests include diplomacy, human rights and human trafficking. She has traveled to Canada and Europe and speaks conversational French. She plans to attend law school after she graduates UCF.
Andrea de la Camara
Andrea de la Camara is the Lawrence J. Chastang Global Fellow for the Global Perspectives Office. A Senior at UCF, she is majoring in International and Global Studies, with a minor in Spanish. She also is a writer for Current International. Her research interests include Latin America and the Middle East. Upon graduation, she plans to pursue a graduate degree in international relations. She is fluent in Spanish, proficient in French and has traveled throughout Europe and South America.
Small Countries Fellow
Jenna Allen is the Isle of Man Small Countries Fellow for the Global Perspectives Office. A Senior at UCF, she is majoring in International and Global Studies, with a minor in Middle Eastern Studies. Allen is a member of the United Nations Association of UCF and the treasurer of the Phi Alpha Delta Pre -Law Fraternity. Previously, at Florida Atlantic University, she was a member of Student Government. Her research interests include global economics, national security, environmental sustainability and political theology. Upon graduation, she plans to pursue a master’s degree in international affairs with a focus in political economy. Allen is currently studying Italian and Arabic.
Lucien Charland is the Diplomacy Fellow for the Global Perspectives Office. A Senior at UCF, he is double-majoring in International and Global Studies and Spanish, with a minor in Finance. He is a on the University Honors Committee, a National Scholars Mentor and a member of LEAD Scholars. His research interests include social media, social environmentalism, politics and history. Upon graduation, he plans to pursue graduate and law degrees. He is fluent in Spanish, has studied Latin and is currently studying Mandarin. Charland has traveled to Canada and Turkey, and throughout Europe and Latin America.
Nathan Dualos is the China-Taiwan Fellow for the Global Perspectives Office under the auspices of the C.T. and Jean Hsu Fund of the Global Connections Foundation. He is a Senior at the University of Central Florida majoring in Political Science – Pre-Law Track with a minor in Legal Studies. He is an active member of and the Professional Chair for Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity. In addition to his major, his research interests are international security, terrorism studies and the Asia-Pacific region. After graduation, Nathan plans to study International Relations in graduate school. He has traveled to Canada, Hong Kong and the Philippines.