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Parker , Grace

Grace Parker

Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellow

Grace Parker is the Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellow for the Global Perspectives Office. She is a senior at the University of Central Florida pursuing an undergraduate degree in Sociology, with a minor in Women’s Studies. She is a facilitator for the Young Women Leaders Program and a member of the Alternative Break Program. Her research interests include globalization, discourse analysis, and violence against women. Upon graduation she plans on pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Policy. A student of Japanese, Parker has traveled to Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, and Cambodia.

 
Brown, Adam

Adam Brown

Stephen Sloan Terrorism Studies Fellow

Adam Brown is the Stephen Sloan Fellow of Terrorism Studies for the Global Perspectives Office.  He is a senior at Rollins College pursuing a second Bachelors degree in International Affairs.  He is president of the Sigma Iota Rho Honor Society for International Studies at Rollins College and a senior software engineer at Lockheed Martin. His research interests include low-intensity conflict analysis, international science and technology policy and cyberspace threat mitigation strategies. Upon graduation, he plans on pursuing graduate school. A student of Spanish, Brown has traveled to Belize, several locations throughout the Caribbean, Mexico, England, Germany, France and Sweden.​

 
Wilder, Rachel

Rachel Wilder

Isle of Man Small Countries Fellow

Rachel Wilder is the Isle of Man Small Countries Fellow for the Global Perspectives Office. She is a rising junior at UCF double majoring in International Studies and Economics, with a minor in Spanish. Wilder is a student of The Burnett Honors College at UCF. Her research interests include India, Latin America and global economic development. Conversational in Spanish and a student of Hindi, Wilder has traveled to Mexico, Argentina, Peru, India and throughout Western Europe.

 
Winnop, Ashley

Ashley Winnop

Senior Intern

Ashley Winnop is a Senior Intern for the Global Perspectives Office. She is a Senior at the University of Central Florida pursuing a degree in International and Global Studies, with a minor in French.  Winnop is a member of the United Nations Association at UCF. In addition to her major, Winnop’s research interests include languages, history and international law. She plans to pursue graduate studies in journalism, peace studies or law. Winnop has traveled extensively throughout Europe, Jamaica, Mexico and Canada. She is fluent in French and Spanish.

 
Brown, Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn Brown

Diplomacy Fellow

Kaitlyn Brown is the Diplomacy Fellow for the Global Perspectives Office. She is a junior at the University of Central Florida pursuing degrees in Political Science and Anthropology, with a minor in Aerospace Studies. She is a student in The Burnett Honors College and Lead Scholars program, as well as a member of the Air Force ROTC program. Her research interests include international relations, human rights and history. Upon graduation, she plans on serving in the Air Force while pursuing graduate education. Brown is currently studying Spanish.

 
Gomez, Sara

Sara Gomez

Intern

Sara Gomez is an intern for the Global Perspectives Office. She is a senior at the University of Central Florida pursuing a degree in International & Global Studies and French, with a certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language. She is the Deputy Pro Tempore of Senate Operations of the Student Government Association and an active member of the Honors Congress. Her research interests include gender quotas in politics, human rights, and diplomacy. Upon graduation, she plans on teaching English abroad prior to pursuing graduate studies in International Development. Fluent in Spanish and proficient in French, she has traveled to Colombia, the Caribbean, Canada, Mexico, and throughout Europe.

 
Cepeda, Carolina

Carolina Cepeda

Public Relations Intern

Carolina Cepeda is a public relations intern for the Global Perspectives Office. She is a senior at the University of Central Florida pursuing a degree in Advertising and Public Relations, with a minor in Writing and Rhetoric. She is a member of Quotes and UCF’s Ad club. As an international student from Venezuela, her research interests include international cultures, human rights, and communism. Upon graduation, she plans on pursuing graduate coursework in International Relations. Fluent in Spanish, Cepeda has traveled throughout the Caribbean, Latin America, and Russia.