2017 Student Fellows

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Elham Shabahat's picture
Reporting Fellow
Elham Shabahat is a graduate student in the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, studying conservation, environmental justice, and climate change adaptation. Previously, Elham worked in...
Gareth Smail's picture
Reporting Fellow
Gareth is a writer and educator who investigates language teaching and policy, identity, and politics in North Africa. He has lived in Algeria and Morocco and he is working on his PhD at the...
Praveena Somasundaram's picture
Reporting Fellow
Praveena Somasundaram is a rising senior in The Early College at Guilford program. She is the features editor of The Guilfordian, Guilford College’s award-winning student newspaper. Praveena...
Max Toomey's picture
Reporting Fellow
Max Toomey is a full-time video journalist at the Daily Beast where he creates short journalistic films on topics ranging from transgender youth in America to Turkish Star Wars.  Max...
Viridiana Vidales Coyt's picture
Reporting Fellow
Viridiana Vidales Coyt has always enjoyed sports, the bruises and skinned knees. As a kid that's all she thought she'd ever gain from playing. Values, accountability, and leadership only cost her a...