Political Science, and Arab and Islamic Studies Milford, NH
Jessica is an Honors Program student with a double major in Political Science, and Arab and Islamic Studies. She has received prestigious awards and scholarships, most notably the Rhodes Scholarship and the Harry S. Truman Public Service Fellowship for Graduate Study. She was named the 2013 Harriman Fellow in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs in Washington DC. Jessica’s interest in politics and culture led her to pursue a 10-week internship as a political intern with the U.S. Embassy in Serbia and write her Honors thesis on gender and politics in the Middle East. Being an honors ambassador, president of the Arab Culture Club, member of the Varsity Women’s Basketball Team and the Delta Sigma Theta sorority, round out Jessica’s resume at Villanova.