Lauren Anderson

HIA Program:

United-states United States 2015


Lauren Anderson graduated from the University of Georgia in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and a minor in Human Geography. As an undergraduate, her interests in human rights and social justice led her to conduct field research pertaining to the long-term implications of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa. At the University of Georgia, Lauren was also a Public Service and Outreach Scholar at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center, an Associate Editor for the Georgia Political Review and the Social Sciences Editor of the Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities Journal. After graduation, she worked in the office of a state representative in Georgia, where she served as Chief of Staff during the 2014 legislative session. Lauren is currently pursuing a Masters in sociology at the University of California, Irvine.