2018 Bogle Fellows

Jack Aiello ‘21

College: Rockefeller

Hometown: Northport, New York

Intended Areas of Study: Development Economics, International Affairs, South Asian Studies

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship: Guided by his interest in international development development, Jack plans to spend his summer with UNICEF  to forward their work in advocating for the protection of children’s rights around the world.  

Tobi Ayeni ‘21

College: Butler

Hometown: Fresh Meadows, New York

Intended Areas of Study: Engineering, Sociology, and African American Studies

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship: This summer, Tobi will explore how academic performance differs by race and class at his alma mater, Regis High School - an elite high school in New York City.  During his time at Regis, Tobi noticed that on average, students of color and of low socio-economic standing did not perform as well as their white and/or higher SES counterparts. He will be dedicating his summer to explore how this dynamic continues to exist while examining the way the school lets the achievement gap persist and what it can do to close it.

Elizabeth Chittenden ‘21 

Hometown: Manhattan Beach, California

College: Wilson

Intended Areas of Study: Public & International Affairs, Sociology, Arabic

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship: As a potential Public and International Affairs major, Elizabeth is seeking to explore how policy work impacts vulnerable populations.  To that end, she will be a Financial Coaching Intern for the International Rescue Committee, where she will help female refugees, immigrants and trafficking victims with the basics of financial literacy. 

Grace Collins ‘21

Hometown: Camden Wyoming, Delaware

College: Butler

Intended Areas of Study: Politics, Economics, Public Policy, Classics

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship: This summer, Grace will be spending this summer with the Peace Corps in Washington, D.C. working with the Office of Staff Learning and Development as well as the Africa region headquarters. Through her work, Grace will be forwarding the PeaceCorps mission of promoting peace and friendship internationally through connecting trained individuals with international projects. Through her work with PeaceCorps, Grace will not only be gaining a better understanding of the workings of a global non-profit, but how international issues can be solved through collaboration and sharing of resources.

 Michaela Daniel ‘21

Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia

College: Mathey

Intended Areas of Study: Near Eastern Studies

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship: This summer Michaela  will intern with the Education Department of the Center for Puppetry Arts in her hometown of Atlanta, Georgia. There, her work will focus on expanding their Sensory-Friendly program to serve more minority and low-income communities. Michaela was inspired to do this work by her Freshman Seminar, ‘Dream keepers’ which challenged her to explore the factors that lead to education inequality, which she then went on to explore on campus through a Tiger Challenge.  

Sarah Elkordy ‘21

Hometown: Little Falls, New Jersey

College: Mathey

Intended Areas of Study: Molecular Biology, Pre-Med

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship: As a Bogle Fellow, Sarah will be exploring the intersections of medicine and public policy this summer through working on the CDC's 6|18 initiative, helping to create effective and affordable health plans for six high-burden, high-cost health conditions. This opportunity will enable Sarah to think through the implications of her studies in medicine, and how to firmly ground her future career in service.

Lindsay Emi ‘21

Hometown: Westlake Village, California

College: Butler

Intended Areas of Study: English

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship: Lindsay will be bringing her work as a prospective English major back into her community by working with 826LA, an organization dedicated to supporting students with their creative and expository writing skills through a wide range of programming. Specifically, Lindsay will be developing the curriculum for 826LA’s 2018 English Language Learners (ELL) Creative Writing Summer Camp in Echo Park.

Julius  Foo ‘21

Hometown: Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

College: Butler

Intended Areas of Study: Classics, History

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship: Julius will be spending his summer interning as the Assistant Program Director at Apex for Youth in downtown New York City in their dual-language summer camp. Apex seeks to help prepare underprivileged, immigrant children for academic success. Through his work at Apex, Julius will be exploring the skills necessary for large-scale programming, while formulating a better understanding of the educational inequality in America.

Carter Gipson ‘21

Hometown: Ijamsville, Maryland

College: Forbes

Intended Areas of Study: ORFE, Woodrow Wilson School, Politics, Computer Science

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship: As an ROTC cadet, service is an integral part of Carter’s future. Academically, he seeks opportunities which will allow him to understand our nation and respond to its challenges in the most effective way. Recognizing the value of innovative thinking and collaboration, Carter will be spending his summer with the MD5 National Security Technology Accelerator, a Department of Defense program dedicated to creating communities of innovators to solve national security problems.

Amanda Harris ‘21

Hometown: Troy, Michigan

College: Rockefeller

Intended Areas of Study: Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Premed

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship: Inspired by her freshman seminar, ‘Contagion’, Amanda will be working at the Detroit Medical Center with infectious disease specialists on a survey that aims to assess the knowledge gaps of ambulatory healthcare providers regarding antibiotic resistance and use. Amanda will then use these knowledge gaps to implement educational and antimicrobial stewardship programs in the outpatient setting.

Rachel Hazan ‘21

Hometown: Bethesda, Maryland

College: Whitman

Intended Areas of Study: Woodrow Wilson School

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship: This summer, Rachel is focusing on contributing to a program that was formative in her own development; the URJ Kutz Camp, a Jewish leadership development camp in Warwick, NY. Combining her Jewish identity with her goal of gaining skills in effective programming and curriculum development, Rachel will be joining the camp as a Program Assistant, where she will be focusing on the development of a social action curriculum.

Justin Hinson ‘21

Hometown: Princeton, New Jersey

College: Wilson

Intended Areas of Study: Computer Science, Statistics, Data Science, Civil/Environmental Engineering

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship: Building off of his passion for environmental stewardship and computer science, Justin hopes ‘ to merge the two worlds of computer science and environmental engineering to give birth to the concept of “sustainable programming”, which involves using data collection and analysis to make reasonable conclusions on how environmental issues can be solved.” In partnership with the Andlinger Center, Justin will be using particle sensors to measure the presence of certain gases in the atmosphere, as well as temperature and humidity sensors to analyze the efficiency of heating and cooling systems. He will then apply this knowledge to identify sustainable solutions to environmental issues in low-income communities like areas of Trenton. 

Victor Hua ‘21

Hometown: Fort Lee, New Jersey

College: Butler

Intended Areas of Study: Computer Science, Music Performance, Engineering, Physics

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship: Victor has been combining his interests in entrepreneurship and social change by working with alumni from his high school to create their own non-profit which provides mentorship and leadership development to first-generation and low-income students in Fort Lee. After two years of development, outreach, and completing the process of becoming a legal non-profit organization, Victor will be spending this summer focused on developing a comprehensive curriculum that a pilot group of students will experience. 

Jimin  Kang ‘21

Hometown: Seoul, South Korea

College: Rockefeller

Intended Areas of Study: Comparative Literature, Translation, Spanish & Portuguese, Environmental Studies

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship:   This summer, Jimin will be in New York interning with the New Food Economy, a nonprofit newsource that looks at the societal issues associated with food production and consumption. Building off of her experience in Brazil as a Bridge Year student, Jimin is looking at how we can create community spaces around food, arts and agriculture.  

Shafaq Khan ‘21

Hometown: Elmont, New York

College: Mathey

Intended Areas of Study: Politics, Woodrow Wilson School, History

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship: Shafaq will be spending the summer combining her dedication to social justice with her interest in law through an internship with a non-profit in New York.  Through her work, Shafaq will be not only expanding her understanding of the legal issues low-income New Yorkers face, but also gaining the skills that will help her in her own legal career. 

Allen Kong ‘21

Hometown: Guam

College: Butler

Intended Areas of Study: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology,  Pre-Med

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship: In order to better understand and contextualize his future in medicine, Allen has been focusing his time at Princeton in understanding public health issues for vulnerable populations. He is applying his learning around global health and wellness to create change in the healthcare delivery systems of Micronesia.  By researching the public health issues of islands like Chuuk, Allen is hoping to support local nonprofits in advocating for greater access to care. 

Sophia Marusic ‘21

Hometown: Saint Louis, Missouri

College: Mathey

Intended Areas of Study: English

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship: As a prospective English major, Sophia is examining the impact that social media is having on the long form essay. In a special project at the Los Angeles Review of Books, Sophia will be exploring literary criticism and prototyping new methods of engaging younger audiences. “A 140 character tweet about a book doesn’t spark the same intellectual conversation that a long-form essay can…The Los Angeles Review of Books makes long-form writing on art, culture, and literature accessible to the world, it is adapting to the digital media landscape without sacrificing the intellectual aspect of reviews, and, thus, is preserving not only a type of art that cannot exist without scholarly conversation, but also preserving the way that we talk about art,”

Grace Masback ‘21

Hometown: Portland, Oregon

College: Wilson

Intended Areas of Study: History, Near Eastern Studies

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship:  Grace is engaging in a two-pronged project that seeks to address the division she sees within our political system. In the spring, Grace will be designing and testing a model for dialogue and discourse among politically engaged individuals. In July, she will apply this learning during her time in Washington, DC as an intern in the office Representative Zoe Lofgren of California; she is particularly excited to support Representative Lofgren’s work on immigration. Through the experience, Grace hopes to gain a deeper understanding of the political process and how we might bring individuals together from across the aisle. 

Nadin Mukhtar ‘21

Hometown: Linden, New Jersey

College: Rockefeller

Intended Areas of Study: Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship: A Mechanical & Aerospace Engineer, Nadin is dedicating this summer to exploring a discipline outside of her BSE curriculum. Inspired by her Breakout trip that explored gentrification in Baltimore, Nadin wants to apply this same critical lens to Princeton. Through an independent research project, Nadin will focus on gentrification in Princeton and how it has played a role in the cultural and economic disparity between the university and Princeton's low income community.

Temitope Oshinowo ‘21

Hometown: Niskayuna, New York

College: Rockefeller

Intended Areas of Study: Neuroscience

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship:  Temi will be spending her summer working with the ALS Regional Center of Albany, where she will be focusing on fundraising and advocacy to drive forward the organization’s mission of providing ALS patients and families with holistic care and support. A prospective Neuroscience major, Temi is taking this summer to get a more expansive understanding of neurodegenerative disorders; not only in their clinical setting but how a diagnosis can reverberate throughout individuals, families and communities.

Scott  Overbey ‘21

Hometown: Terrace Park, Ohio

College: Butler

Intended Areas of Study: Civil and Environmental Engineering, Woodrow Wilson School

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship: Scott will be returning home to Cincinnati this summer to explore how communities might work together to revitalize urban centers and support impoverished communities. He hopes to use this summer to explore not only the interventions possible, but to get a better understanding of the key factors behind why cities fail to flourish. He is looking forward to applying this learning to his future certificate in Urban Studies, particularly in his ‘Housing in the Metropolitan US’ course which he is taking in the fall.

MaryAnn Placheril ‘21

Hometown: Bradenton, Florida

College: Rockefeller

Intended Areas of Study: Woodrow Wilson School, Politics, Classics

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship: MaryAnn will be in Washington DC this summer; in the office of her representative, Senator Bill Nelson. Through this work, MaryAnn will not only gain a deeper understanding of the political process, but she will also be able to advocate for her local community. By deeply involving herself in the concerns of Senator Nelson’s constituents, MaryAnn will be able to think through the way that local needs are translated on the Senate floor.

Remy Reya ‘21

Hometown: San Diego, California

College: Butler

Intended Areas of Study: Public Policy, Philosophy, Neuroscience

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship: Remy’s focus throughout his first year at Princeton and the upcoming summer has been understanding the country’s penal system. Specifically Remy is exploring how this system both reflects and dictates social issues that are seen more widely throughout society. In an effort to better understand the ‘human cost’ of our justice system, Remy is dedicating his summer to working with a criminal defense firm in San Diego where he “can begin a deeper exploration of these issues and eventually tell the stories of the incarcerated and reveal disparities within prisons in an effective and meaningful way.”

Lutfah Subair ‘21

Hometown: Brooklyn, New York

College: Rockefeller

Intended Areas of Study: Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship:

This summer, Lutfah will be working at the Oliver Scholars Program; a youth development program for low-income students of color in New York. As a graduate of the program, Lutfah is able to speak to the power of strong mentorship and support, and aims to use this understanding to support other young scholars as they transition into high school.

Leila Ullmann ‘21

Hometown: San Jose, California

College: Wilson

Intended Areas of Study: Woodrow Wilson, Politics, History, African American Studies, Sociology, Spanish

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship: After her first year of study at Princeton, as well as 9 months in India through Bridge Year, Leila is looking to apply her academic understandings around immigration and criminal justice to better understand her own community in California. Her focus on the intersection of these two issues is reflective of the needs she sees to be most prevalent in her local community. 

Adia  Weaver ‘21

Hometown: Lawrence Township, New Jersey

College: Wilson

Intended Areas of Study: Visual Arts, African American Studies, East Asian Studies and History

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship: Struck by the lack of visibility of women of color in Hollywood, Adia has been focusing her academic work towards understanding why that gap exists, and what might be done to address it. She believes that active community intervention and the empowerment of young women of color will be key to addressing this disparity.

Isla Weber ‘21

Hometown: Ellettsville, Indiana

College: Whitman

Intended Areas of Study: Neuroscience

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship:

In an effort to expand her understanding of healthcare needs in her local communities, Isla will spend her summer interning with Volunteers in Medicine, a free health care clinic in Bloomington, Indiana. Isla will be gathering and analyzing data on the clinic’s patient attendance rates in an effort to identify barriers within the community as well as develop interventions to address this need.

Ella Whitfield ‘21

Hometown: Chapel Hill, North Carolina

College: Butler

Intended Areas of Study: Psychology and Biology

Vision for the Bogle Fellowship: As a prospective Psychology major, Ella is using her summer to practice her research and critical thinking skills through an independent research project that looks at loneliness in adolescents and how it is being affected by social media today. Ella hopes that this experience help her grow in her ability to take initiative and to come up with creative ways to solve problems.