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Brit Benjamin

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Brit graduated from ISF in 2010, having focused on globalization and international trade. Her thesis, Subordinating Women’s Interest: Natalism and Heteronormative State Policy, was a comparative analysis of reproductive policy and propaganda in the United States, Germany, and the Soviet Union in the first half of the 20th century. After graduating, Brit worked for The Seasteading Institute, a non-profit working towards building autonomous cities in international waters to experiment with innovation in governance. She later worked for Future Cities Development, Inc., a start-up that aimed to build a charter city […]

Jeanina Hardman Miller

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Jeanina Hardman Miller was the recipient of ISF’s Department Citation Award in 2010. Coupled with a minor in Spanish, her ISF concentration culminated in an honors thesis titled “U.S. Guest Worker Programs: Agricultural Exceptionalism, the U.S. Labor Market, Enforcement, & Globalization. After graduation, Jeanina volunteered in a technical high school in Antofagasta, Chile through a Chilean Ministry of Education and United Nations Development Program initiative. She subsequently served as an AmeriCorps Fellow in San Francisco Superior Court’s ACCESS Center, which provides self-help services and legal information to self-represented litigants. Following […]

Lucina Alcala Navarro

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Lucina Alcala Navarro is a graduate student of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Michigan. Her concentration is in Housing, Community and Economic Development. She received her BA from UC Berkeley in 2010 with a major in ISF and with an area of focus in Environmental Sustainability Planning and a minor in Urban and Regional Planning. Lucina wrote her thesis on the Greening of Detroit and became passionate about the opportunities for this shrinking city which inspired her to pursue her masters degree in Michigan. Lucina is grateful […]