Southern Methodist University Partnership Project - 2013 submissions

Max Agadoni

Max Agadoni is a sophomore at Southern Methodist University, studying business and engineering. He is originally from Leawood, Kansas, and loves to travel the world and try adventurous foods.

Project: The Right to Life


Hope Anderson 

Hope Anderson is a freshman at Southern Methodist University, where she is pursuing a double major in History and Human Rights. Born and raised in Texas, she would like to work for an international non-profit organization after graduation, while exploring her interest in child advocacy and social justice. Passionate about communication, Hope enjoys reading, writing, and public speaking. 

Project: Lawyers for Human Rights: Promoting a Culture of Human Rights


Meredith Ashworth

Meredith Ashworth is from Austin, Texas but now attends Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. She studies studio art and hopes to work in design or merchandising when she graduates.

Project: The Institute for Democracy in South Africa


Jessica Bundage 

Jessica Bundage is a senior from Houston, TX majoring in Political Science and International Studies with minors in History, Arabic and Human Rights. She plans to pursue a career in international affairs, particularly in children's issues, where her goal is to one day work for UNICEF.

Project: Magoo’s Bar Bombing


Olivia Cassidy

Olivia Cassidy is a senior from Plano, Texas, majoring in Film and Media Arts, English and Spanish. She is interested in international cultures, travel and human rights. 


Project: The Role of Vrye Weekblad in the Struggle Against Apartheid


Marissa Coronado

Marissa Coronado is a Senior at Southern Methodist University, majoring in Psychology with two minors in Applied Physiology & Enterprise and Statistics. She plans on pursuing a PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience or Clinical Psychology. She enjoy movies and reading. 

Project: Alex Boraine Biography


Zachary King

Zachary King is a senior at Southern Methodist University, studying Environmental Studies and History. After spending a semester in Tanzania to study wildlife management, Zachary is interested in pursuing a career in wildlife conservation/management. 

Project: Xenophobic Attacks of 2008


Brooke Lane

Brooke Lane is a Junior at SMU, majoring in economics with a minor in history. She is from Dallas, Texas and enjoys creating art, watching sports, caring for animals, and spending time with her family and friends. She has always been an avid history lover and is excited to be learning and exploring a different country's history than her own. 

Project:  Promotion of National Unity and Reconciliation Act in South Africa


Keri Lawson

Keri Lawson is a freshmen studying Economics and Math at SMU. Keri enjoys tap dancing, traveling, and watching football on Sunday. But most of all, Keri loves going back to Ohio and Alabama, where she grew up, to see family and friends. 

Project: Leon Louw


Kristy Lee

Kristy Lee is a junior at Southern Methodist University from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She is an Advertising major with a minor in Journalism and enjoys spending time with friends, traveling and watching classic films in her spare time. 

Project: 100 Year Anniversary of the 1913 Land Act


Jason Owens

Jason Owens is a sophomore transfer from the University of Texas at Arlington and a US army veteran of both Iraq and Afghanistan. He is a History and Psychology major and looks to become a teacher in History and also work with veterans of the Iraq and Afghan wars at the Veterans Affairs Hospital. 

Project: Brian Morrow


Rebecca Ward

Rebecca Ward is from Houston, Texas.  She attends Southern Methodist University and is majoring in Computer Science with a specialization in game development.  


Project: Daluxolo Luthuli


David Smith

David Smith is a Junior studying History at Southern Methodist University and hopes to attend law school after graduation. He is from Minneapolis, Minnesota and is an avid hockey fan. In his free time, David enjoys playing with his beautiful Husky-Shepard mixed dog Reagan, playing hockey, and reading a good mystery novel. 

Project: The Richtersveld Community v. Alexkor Ltd. Mining Corporation


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