Micaela Keller ’20, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, is a politics concentrator pursuing certificates in African American Studies and History and the Practice of Diplomacy. Micaela is the Class of 2019 Marlene Hess and James D. Zirin ’61 Scholar. She is passionate about fighting for equal representation and political opportunity for all American citizens. She studied abroad at la Universidad de Belgrano in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she took courses in Spanish and volunteered with a local rehabilitative sustainable farming project. She spent summer 2018 back on campus working with Princeton University Preparatory Program, an intensive college preparation program for low-income high school students in the Mercer County area. While on campus, she works as a Princeton Writing Center fellow to help other students with their academic writing and serves on Center’s outreach committee to better tailor the writing program’s resources to the University’s needs. She has been a coxswain on the men’s heavyweight rowing team throughout her time here, and has remained committed to staying involved with campus organizations and activities.
During her summer, Micaela interned at the Education Department in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), Evidence Based Practices.