Current MIDA students

Meet current MIDA students within the Department of Political Science at Western Michigan University and learn about their interests.

Samuel Agyeman

Research interests: policy analysis, monitoring and evaluation, civil society and non-profit leadership
Education: B.A., Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

Homayun Arian

Homayun Arian

Field of specialization: general; international development
Education: B.B.A., Kardan Institute of Higher Education

Ana Laura Celorio Escandon

Research interests: sustainable development and non-profit management
Field of specialization: environmental science, management and public policy analysis
Education: B.A., Universidad Latina de America

Cinthya Collado

Cinthya Collado

Education: M.A., Universidad Centroamericana

Miguel Angel Diaz Abreu

Migeul Diaz

Research interests: economic development, political theory
Field of specialization: economics
Education: B.A., Santo Domingo Institute of Technology

Augusto Cesar Dominguez Hernandez

Cesar Augusto Dominguez

Research interests: gender politics, democratization, LGBT rights
Field of specialization: democratization, gender politics
Education: B.A., Mother and Teaching Pontifical Catholic University

Komlan Edan

Research interests: monitoring and evaluation/development policies
Field of specialization: international development project
Education: B.S., University of Benin, M.S., National School of Statistics and Applied Economics of Abidjan

Nasim Gholamzadah

Nasim Ghomlamzadah

Field of specialization: international development management
Education: B.A., American University of Afghanistan

Kalyn Hitt

Kalyn Hitt

Research interests: post-conflict societies, civil society, political institutions, political economy
Field of specialization: monitoring and evaluation
Education: B.A., Western Michigan University

Thomas McDaniel

Education: B.A., Western Illinois University, M.A., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Mike Moonde

Education: B.A., University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh

Odontuya Norov

Research interests: international affairs, public policy, political economy
Fields of specialization: public policy in developing countries, non-profit organizations
Education: B.B.A., Institute of Finance and Economics, B.A., Mongolian State Pedagogical University

Alan Nzita Nzita

Research interests: policy analysis and non-profit organization leadership
Education: B.A., Protestant University of Congo

Ronald Oyugi

Education: B.A., Kenyatta University

Felanny Perez Cuevas

Education: Bachelor in Law, Universidad Autonoma De Santo Domingo

Mariel Ramirez Lluberes

Mariel Ramierez

Education: B.A., University of the Caribbean

Denia Ramirez Soriano

Research interests: education, health care, foreign policy, poverty reduction, gender equality, urbanization, and sustainable development
Field of specialization: health services management
Education: B.A., Autonomous University of Santo Domingo

Bethanie Saint Louis

Education: B.S., Madonna University, Certificate of Human Resources Management, Cornell University, Certicate of Business Management, Northcentral Technical College

Djibril Sano

Djibril Sano

Research interests: economic growth and social exclusion in developing countries
Field of specialization: public policy and international development management
Education: M.A., University of Sonfonia, Conakry

Ahmad Sadiq

Research interests: economic development in developing countries
Field of specialization: international economics
Education: B.A., University of Mysore

Mackenzie Scholte

Education: B.A., Anderson University

Lissette Reyes Segura

Education: B.A., Universidad Catolica Santa Domingo

Rossy Sical

Research interests: development policy, foreign policy, political institutions, political economy, and sustainable development
Field of specialization: international development and policy analysis
Education: B.S.W., Cornerstone University

Sokhona Sissoko

Research interests: international development (NGOs)
Field of specialization: international development and administration
Education: M.A., Institut Superieur de Management Senegal

Breanne Stokes

Education: B.A., Adrian College

Pascal Valbrune

Pascal Valbrune

Research interests: inequality and social exclusion in developing countries, economic development, brain drain, development effectiveness
Field of specialization: policy analysis, planning and non-profit management
Education: B.B.A., University of Notre Dame Haiti

Caitlin Vincent

Research interests: gender politics and women's rights, foreign policy, and poverty reduction
Field of specialization: profit management and international development management
Education: B.A., Michigan State University