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Meet the Current Fellows

2017-2018 Fellowships

ACLU of Colorado

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2005

Helen Griffiths

Helen Griffiths '18
Yearlong Fellow
Major: Political Science/French
Hometown: Maputo, Mozambique

Fellowship Description

Jacqueline Nkhonjera

Jacqueline Nkhonjera '20
Summer Fellow
Major: Political Science
Hometown: Malawi


Fellowship Description

The Arc of the Pikes Peak Region

Colorado Springs, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2014

Rowan Frederiksen

Rowan Frederiksen '18
Yearlong Fellow
Major: Anthropology
Hometown: Newport Beach, CA

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Maria Cortner

Maria Cortner '19
Summer Fellow
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Andover, MA

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Atlas Preparatory School

Colorado Springs, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2014

Max  Blackburn

Max Blackburn '20
Summer Fellow
Major: Studio Art
Hometown: Chapel Hill, NC

Fellowship Description

Bianca Thomas

Bianca Thomas '19
Summer Fellow
Major: English Literature
Hometown: Denver, CO

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The Bell Policy Center

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2004

Dorsa Djalilzadeh

Dorsa Djalilzadeh '18
Yearlong Fellow
Major: Feminist and Gender Studies/Political Science
Hometown: Colorado

Fellowship Description

Catamount Institute

Colorado Springs, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2008

Graham Campson

Graham Campson '19
Summer Fellow (funded through the Heather Campbell Chaney Environmental Fellowship)
Major: Integrated Env. Science/Religion
Hometown: Simsbury, CT

Fellowship Description

City of Colorado Springs: Dept. of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services

Colorado Springs, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2014

Annie Engen

Annie Engen '19
Summer Fellow
Major: Mathematical Economics/Environmental Studies
Hometown: Minneapolis, MN

Fellowship Description

Colorado Center on Law and Policy

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2008

Duranya Freeman

Duranya Freeman '18
Yearlong Fellow
Major: English Literature/Political Science
Hometown: Bala Cynwyd, PA

Fellowship Description

Colorado Consumer Health Initiative

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2007

Savanah McDaniel

Savanah McDaniel '18
Yearlong Fellow 
Major: Feminist & Gender Studies/Pre-med/Biochemistry
Hometown: Gardner, KS

Fellowship Description

Isabelle Nathanson

Isabelle Nathanson '18
Yearlong Fellow 
Major: Sociology
Hometown: Boulder, CO

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Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2017

Abe Lahr

Abe Lahr '19
Summer Fellow
Major: History/Religion
Hometown: Indianna

Fellowship Description

Hannah Schultz

Hannah Schultz '19
Summer Fellow
Major: Psychology/Global Health/Spanish
Hometown: St. Paul, MN

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Colorado League of Charter Schools

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2011

Maggie Mehlman

Maggie Mehlman '19
Summer Fellow
Major: Mathematics
Hometown: Denver, CO

Fellowship Description

Conservation Colorado

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2013

Asheton Gilbertson

Asheton Gilbertson '18
Yearlong Fellow
Major: Environmental Science/Ecology
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Fellowship Description

Denver Scholarship Foundation

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2014

Mimi Smith

Amelia Smith '18
Yearlong Fellow
Major: English Literature
Hometown: Milwaukee, WI

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Salem Tewelde

Salem Tewelde '18
Yearlong Fellow
Major: Feminist and Gender Studies
Hometown: Centennial, CO/Axum, Ethiopia

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DSST Public Schools

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2009

Tia Phillip

Tia Phillip '18
Yearlong Fellow
Major: English (Film Track)/Race, Ethnicity, and Migration Studies
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Fellowship Description

Fountain Creek Watershed Flood Control and Greenway District

Colorado Springs, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2017

Carolyn Best

Carolyn Best '20
Summer Fellow
Major: Political Science/Chinese
Hometown: Racine, WI

Fellowship Description

The Gill Foundation

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2015

Jasmin Thibou

Jasmin Thibou '18
Summer Fellow
Major: German/Anthropology
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Fellowship Description

The Greenway Fund

Colorado Springs, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2017

Carter Eng

Carter Eng '19
Summer Fellow
Major: Environmental Policy
Hometown: Hopkins, MN


Fellowship Description

Innovations in Aging Collaborative

Colorado Springs , CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2015

Rachael Maxwell

Rachael Maxwell '18
Yearlong Fellow
Major: History/Political Science/French
Hometown: Aurora, CO

Fellowship Description

National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2008

Anna Smith NCSL Communications Division
Anna Smith '18

Summer Fellow
Major: Sociology/Journalism
Hometown: LaCrosse, WI

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Meg DeMarsh NCSL Education Program
Meg DeMarsh '19

Summer Fellow
Major: English Literature/Film Studies
Hometown: Boulder, CO

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Riley Hutchings NCSL Energy, Environment, and Transportation Program
Riley Hutchings '19

Summer Fellow
Major: Economic/Chinese
Hometown: Portland, OR

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Annie Zlevor NCSL Health Program
Annie Zlevor '19

Summer Fellow
Major: Organismal Biology & Ecology/Feminist & Gender Studies
Hometown: Racine, WI

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Alison Takkunen NCSL Health Program
Alison Takkunen '19

Summer Fellow
Major: Neuroscience
Hometown: Hudson, WI

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OMNI Institute

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2011

Naomi Randell

Naomi Randell '18
Yearlong Fellow
Major: International Political Economy
Hometown: Boise, ID

Fellowship Description

One Colorado Education Fund

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2013

Kendall Stoetzer

Kendall Stoetzer '19
Summer Fellow
Major: Sociology/Studio Art
Hometown: Denver, CO

Fellowship Description

Palmer Land Trust

Colorado Springs, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2014

Hannah Pardee

Hannah Pardee '20
Summer Fellow (funded through the Heather Campbell Chaney Stewardship Fellowship)
Major: Anthropology/Studio Art
Hometown: Mt. Shasta, CA

Fellowship Description

PEAK Parent Center

Colorado Springs, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2018

Ali Baird

Alison Baird '19
Summer Fellow
Major: Economics
Hometown: Riverside, CA

Fellowship Description

ProgressNow Colorado Education

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2015

Logan Coleman

Logan Coleman '19
Summer Fellow
Major: Film and Media Studies/Studio Art
Hometown: Charleston, SC

Fellowship Description

TESSA

Colorado Springs, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2011

Caroline Olin

Caroline Olin '18
Yearlong Fellow
Major: Race, Ethnicity, and Migration Studies/Feminist and Gender Studies
Hometown: Highland Park, IL

Fellowship Description

Towards Justice

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2018

Mark Scaggs

Mark Scaggs '18
Summer Fellow
Major: Sociology/Religion
Hometown: Lakewood, CO

Fellowship Description

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2011

 Delaney Tight

Delaney Tight '18
Yearlong Fellow
Major: Environmental Mathematics/Music
Hometown: San Rafael, CA

Fellowship Description