Class of 2019

Jason Jaemin Anthony

Jason Jaemin Anthony, MASIA '19

“While at Georgetown, I intend to strengthen my professional network while applying my language training in Korean and Spanish. Having worked with both immigrant and refugee populations domestic and abroad, my main goal is to enter the foreign service and aid North Korean refugees in their resettlement process in the United States and in South Korea.” -Jason Bartlett, MASIA ’19
Carolina Barcella

Carolina Barcella, MASIA '19

“Georgetown will help me to further enhance my knowledge on Asia’s social and economic development while also improving my knowledge of the Chinese language. My aim is to better understand Asian development and find a common ground of discussion between Asia and the world to develop mutually beneficial development strategies.”
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Marina Booth, MASIA '19

“I want to become fluent in Korean, to learn more about the Northeast Asia policy community here in D.C., and to start what I hope will be lifelong research into my academic interests as they relate to the Korean Peninsula. My interests include civil society and country development, collective unconsciousness and cultural mythos, and the US-ROK alliance dynamics.”
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Natasha Burrows, MASIA '19

“I am interested in how Australia and America engage with the countries of Asia, particularly from an economic and political perspective. I believe that Australian economic and strategic interests are intimately tied to developments in Asia. I hope to use my Georgetown education to further my knowledge of the region and learn from experts.”
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Chia-Chi Chen, MASIA '19

“I seek to further my understanding of politics and security issues in the Asia-Pacific and build regional expertise. With outstanding faculty, like-minded peers, and a great location, Georgetown is definitely the ideal place for me.”
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Jisook Choi, MASIA '19

“Through the MASIA program, I want to further understand the dynamics of politics in the Northeast Asia, which will help me build towards understanding how the Korean Peninsula may be reunified.”
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Abigail Dawson, MASIA '19

“Having studied and lived in Japan and Taiwan, I am interested in learning more about these regions in the context of East Asian international relations, history, and culture. I plan to pursue a career in which I can use my understanding of Asian language and culture.”
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Samuel Frost, MASIA '19

“I have always had an affinity for global geopolitics, and the East Asian region has been of particular interest to me. At Georgetown, I hope to enhance my knowledge and understanding of East Asian cultures, societies, and politics, as well as my command of Mandarin Chinese to prepare for a career as a political analyst.”
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Seayoung Sarah Kim, MASIA '19

“At Georgetown, I hope to learn about different perspectives regarding the North Korea problem as well as other traditional and nontraditional security issues in Asia. With this knowledge, I plan on conducting further primary and secondary research.”
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Tae Shin Lee, MASIA '19

“My academic mission is to discern the right place for a person in the world. For six years, I studied the inner workings of the individual soul. Through SFS and the Asian Studies Program, I now want to take a better look at how that soul operates in political and historical contexts, and further my understanding of Confucian and Buddhist philosophy.”