Founders' Fellows Class of 2017

The following individuals have been selected to comprise the 25-member class for 2017:
  • Zachary Bauer (American University)
  • Thaneshwar Bhusal (University of Canberra)
  • David Carter (University of Utah)
  • Kinjal Ben Chaudhari (Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University)
  • Sombo Chunda (Virginia Commonwealth University)
  • Jeff Cook (Colorado State University)
  • Javon Davis (Cookingham-Noll Management Fellow, City of Kansas City, MO)
  • Ana Maria Dimand (Florida International University)
  • Dawnasia Freeman (Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus)
  • Hyesong Ha (Indiana University Bloomington)
  • Brittany Haupt (University of Central Florida)
  • Andrea Headley (Florida International University)
  • Suk Joon Hwang (Florida State University)
  • Orkhan Ismayilov (University of North Texas)
  • Rosa Krewson (Virginia Tech)
  • Zehavit Levitats (Haifa University)
  • Simone Martin (Rutgers University – Newark)
  • Sean McCandless (University of Colorado at Denver)
  • Michael Overton (University of North Texas)
  • Yali Pang (Virginia Commonwealth University)
  • Ashley Raphael (George Mason University)
  • Assel Shaimerdenova (University of Miami)
  • Jenna Tyler (Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis)
  • Francesca Vega (Texas Tech University)
  • Teshanee Williams (North Carolina State University)

2017 Fellows will receive a complimentary 2017 Annual Conference registration, a year-long mentorship with a seasoned practitioner or senior scholar, and complementary lodging in the conference hotel.