Field of Interest: Humanities (History, Language, Philosophy, etc.)
Placement Organization: UNESCO Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU)
Placement Location: Seoul, South Korea
About MarieAngelique is a recent graduate of Georgetown University's Master of Arts in Language and Communication (MLC) program. She also graduated Summa Cum Laude from Spelman College, receiving her B.A. in International Studies and Chinese Studies. During her time at Spelman, Angelique spent time studying in Nanjing, China, where she did comparative research on the inequities within the education system and volunteered at a school that catered to migrant workers’ children. She also served as a student ambassador, VP of Education for the Toastmasters International club, and the President and Captain of the Speech and Debate team. While at Georgetown, Angelique’s research interests included discourse analysis, metaphor studies, intercultural communication, and identity construction, focusing on equity and cultural understanding as a means to achieve better language learning in the classroom. She also completed several research papers centering Blackness, motherhood, and intersectionality. Angelique has served as the Graduate Teaching Assistant to the Two-Year Master of Laws program at Georgetown Law, assisting foreign-trained lawyers in their transition to the U.S. academic law space. She has also spent time professionally at CARE International’s Atlanta Global Innovation Hub, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Freedom Schools of the Children’s Defense Fund. An avid writer and lover of world languages, Angelique hopes to work on providing access and opportunities to international educational experiences.
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