2016 Global Seminar Cohort

Zoe Chazen

Zoe Chazen

Zoe Chazen graduated in 2020 in the Electrical Engineering Department. Although I am originally from NYC, I am happiest when I am outside in non-urban environments. In my spare time, I like to run, bike, or swim. I am also a big fan of Small World's Tough Chai and am always up for a walk/ coffee chat. 

Matt Wie

Matt Wie

Matt Wie graduated in 2017 with a degree in East Asian Studies. A passionate musician, Matt enjoys creating and editing music using computer software and has his own YouTube channel (http://youtube.com/teammusicforpeace(link is external)). Additionally, as an undergrad, Matt enjoyed tutoring students at the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning. 

Sarah Varghese

Sarah Varghese

Sarah is a junior in the computer science department. When she is not coding, Sarah enjoys dancing. Sarah is a member of Expressions, the longest running women's dance group on campus, as well as Raqs, Princeton's belly dance group. Additionally, Sarah is a fellow at Princeton's Carl Fields Center for Equality and Cultural Understanding. 

Cadee Qiu

Cadee Qiu

Cadee is a senior in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, pursuing a certificate in East Asian Studies. Originally from Toronto, Canada, Cadee is a residential college adviser for Butler College. Additionally, she participates in Princeton Mock Trial, Princeton University Orchestra (Violin), Princeton Ballroom Dance Club, Princeton Chinese Theater (Acting and Directing), and the Undergraduate Student Government Movie Committee and  Campus and Community Affairs Committees.

Hanseul Nam

Hanseul Nam

Hanseul is a junior in the Economics department. She is also a research assistant at Princeton's Bendheim Finance Center and serves as a Corporate Contacts Manager for Business Today, a prominent student run national business magazine. Additionally,   Hanseul is the Co-founder of the China Social Impact Project, a Senior Analyst at Tiger Capital Management,  the Designation Conference Director for Business Today, a member of the USG Treasury Committee, and a Davis International Ctr Leader.

Taek Yoon Lee

Taek Yoon Lee

Taek Yoon Lee is a junior in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Originally from South Korea, Taek Yoon works at the Republic of Korea's UN mission. He is passionate about North Korean Human Rights and is President of Princeton for North Korean Human Rights, a human rights advocacy group on campus. When he is not busy doing policy work or advocating for human rights, Taek Yoon is an avid baseball fan. 

Oscar Guardado

Oscar Guardado

Oscar is a Junior in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He plans to become a U.S. diplomat. He has spent the past three years working part time for a state representative for the 68th district in Virginia, named G.M. Loupassi.  Aside from policy research and political work, Oscar also enjoys participating in Princeton's Model UN, as well as Wilson college council and Princeton Faith in Action.  

Paul J Greenbaum

Paul Greenbaum

P.J. is a junior concentrating in the Woodrow Wilson School and interested in security studies, grand strategy, and civil-military relations.  He plans to pursue certificates in the History and Practice of Diplomacy, Latin American Studies, and African Studies.  P.J. is a midshipman in Princeton’s four-year-old crosstown Navy ROTC program with Rutgers University.  Following graduation, he plans to commission as a Surface Warfare Officer.  Additionally, P.J. is an avid tennis player and swimmer. 

Justin Yim

Justin Yim '19

Justin is a junior majoring in mathematics who also has a strong interest in economics and law as well as a broader interest in public policy. Justin is particularly interested in policy questions pertaining to East Asia and China, as he believes the region is unique in its incredible economic and social dynamism. As such, Justin is involved with the Princeton US-China Coalition and serves as the Associate Editor of the China Team on the Princeton Journal of East Asian Studies.

Victoria Ou

Victoria Ou '19

Victoria Ou '19 was born in Princeton, NJ but grew up in Flemington, NJ, only to have returned to Princeton for college. She is majoring in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering with a certificate in Robotics and Intelligent Systems. During the summer between Freshman and Sophomore year, she traveled to Beijing, China on a Global Seminar program to study Contemporary Chinese society. On campus, Victoria plays the piano with the Princeton Pianists Ensemble and is a member of the Chassis Team on Princeton Racing Electric. 

Julie Goldstein '18

Julie Goldstein '18 was born and raised in Miami, Florida. An East Asian Studies Major, Julie is passionate about learning the Chinese language and understanding Chinese culture. On campus Julie is the Alumni Engagement Director for Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority, as well as Initiatives Director for the Performing Arts Council. Julie also serves as the Vice President for diSiac Dance Company, one of the largest dance companies on campus. Lastly, Julie is a writer for Spoon University, an online food publication created by students around the United States. 

Samuel Rasmussen

 

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Sam Rasmussen '19, of Salt Lake City, Utah, has yet to decide his major but is pursuing a certificate in East Asian Studies.  In high school, Sam was a selected as a National Security Language Initiative for Youth China Scholar, studying in Shanghai.  Prior to starting at Princeton, Sam took two years to serve as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) in Taiwan, where he learned Mandarin Chinese.  Immediately prior to the start of the Global Seminar, Sam spent six weeks backpacking through Vietnam and Cambodia.  Sam will be studying abroad at Tsinghua Univ

Oliver Hsu

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Oliver Hsu '19 is originally from New Jersey but grew up in Hong Kong. He is a potentially majoring in the Woodrow Wilson School and is interested in international affairs, technology policy, and regional studies. On campus, Oliver plays on the men's rugby team and is the vice president of Princeton Social Innovation. He is also part of the Pace Council for Civic Values and Princeton Business Volunteers. Before Princeton, Oliver was active in fundraising for anti-human trafficking efforts through competitive sports.

Teresa Tang

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Teresa Tang '18 was born in Australia and grew up in a bilingual English/Chinese environment before acquiring Japanese and basic Korean. Her world title at an international neuroscience competition and her lifelong fascination with the STEM field brought her to the US for college, where she is majoring in Chemistry. On campus she is involved in the Chinese-American Princeton Siblings program, where she mentors an ethnically Chinese student in the community who was adopted by American parents.