Research Assistants

The Ohio State University

Ben Duwve is a fourth-year student majoring in political science and public policy analysis with a minor in Spanish. At OSU, he is involved in Undergraduate Student Government and serves as a Digital Flagship Student Ambassador. After graduation, he hopes to attend law school.

Andrew McGirty is a third-year student majoring in Health Information Management and Systems (HIMS) with a minor in Neuroscience. On-campus, Andrew is involved as the Lead Teaching Assistant for Health Science Scholars and on the Executive Board for Buckeyes for Harm Reduction. After graduation, he hopes to leverage his unique combination of HIMS knowledge and a Juris Doctor to effectuate beneficial policy and provisional change in the healthcare field.

Emily Needham is a third-year pursuing a dual degree in History and Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) with a focus on diplomatic history; she is also minoring in German and Dance. At OSU she serves as the Vice President of the Collegiate Council on World Affairs and is involved in Undergraduate Student Government. After graduation, she hopes to further pursue her interests in diplomatic history by earning a Ph.D. in History and one-day work as a professor.

Ryan Raulynaitis is a third-year student majoring in Public Management, Leadership, and Policy with a minor in the Legal Foundations of Society. At Ohio State, he gives tours as a University Ambassador and works as a teaching assistant for the International Affairs Scholars program. After graduation, he plans on attending law school.