Amanda is currently pursuing a joint Juris Doctor and Master’s in Public Policy at the University of Michigan. Prior to beginning her studies at UoM, Amanda studied Arabic for nine years, spending one year conducting research on civil society perceptions of USAID in Jordan as a Fulbright Student Researcher and serving for a little over two years as a Peace Corps Youth Development Volunteer in Ouled Teima, Morocco. She graduated in 2014 with a BA in Politics from Princeton University. Amanda is passionate about international social justice issues, and her primary professional interests lie in the nexus between international law and socioeconomic development. She is proficient in Standard Arabic, Moroccan Darija, and Levantine Arabic, and she speaks intermediate conversational French.