Katelyn Ocker is the Fall 2021 Terrorism Studies Intern for the Office of Global Perspectives and International Initiatives. She is a first year at the University of Central Florida pursuing an undergraduate degree in Political Science on the International Relations track, with a minor in Asian Studies.
Ocker is a member of Knights Exemplar and the Club on Security and Intelligence. Her research interests include foreign policy towards Asia and national security. Upon graduation, she plans on becoming a public diplomacy officer for the Foreign Service or having a career within the Intelligence Community. A student of Korean, Ocker has goals to study abroad to further her language learning.
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