AM Candidate in Regional Studies—Middle East
Christina is a first-year AM student coming from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. During her time at Pacific, she majored in International Relations and minored in French. She was the president of the student organization OASIS (the Open Assembly for the School of International Studies), an active Model United Nations delegate, and represented her school as a senator in student government. She graduated magna cum laude and was awarded the Director's Award upon graduating by her professors at the School of International Studies. She spent thirteen months studying abroad at the University of Jordan (2018-2019), where she took courses in Arabic, French, law, and political science. Her senior capstone research paper was on Palestinian identity under occupation. She also presented another research paper to her university's undergraduate research conference on left and socialist movements in Iraq under the Hashemite monarchy, with guidance from her faculty advisor. At Harvard, Christina hopes to learn Hebrew and continue her studies on a broad range of political thought, law, and culture related to Iraq and the Levant.