Cassie Chambers

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Name: Cassie Chambers
Exchange Destination: UK - England
Award Name: All-Disciplines Postgraduate Award
Host Institution: London School of Economics
Home Institution: Yale University
Level Of Study: Postgraduate
Discipline: Political Science
Award Year: 2011-12

Cassie, a native of Berea, Kentucky, graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Yale College in 2010. As a Psychology major, Cassie had varied research interests; she spent time studying both the neurobiological basis of memory and attitudes towards gender in South Africa. Interested in the intersection of science, public health and public policy, Cassie interned for the US Senate HELP Committee, developed an advocacy campaign for the American Public Health Association, and is currently pursuing a Masters in
Public Health at Yale University. Outside of the classroom, Cassie has volunteered as a health educator, competed in intercollegiate ballroom dance competitions and founded a community service programme to help rural high school students apply to university. Next year she will pursue a Masters in Public Policy at the London School of Economics as a Fulbright Scholar.


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