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Josef Korbel School of International Studies

Mountains from the University of Denver

Student Ambassadors

Lindsey Shaw

Josef Korbel School of International Studies Student Ambassador Lindsey ShawEmail: Lindsey.Shaw@du.edu

  • 2nd Year
  • MA International Security
  • Certificate in Homeland Security

Lindsey is a second year MA candidate in the International Security program and the certificate program in Homeland Security. She hopes   to have a career in homeland security or counterterrorism and chose the Josef Korbel School for its practical skills based curriculum and homeland security related course offerings.  Lindsey is currently working as a Program Assistant in the School's Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy for Dr. Erica Chenoweth's Program on Terrorism and Insurgency Research.  Prior to arriving in Denver, Lindsey spent two years in Washington, DC working for the International Republican Institute (IRI) on the Arab Women's Leadership Institute and Gulf programs.  Through her position at IRI, she was able to travel to Jordan and Indonesia to assist in conducting capacity building trainings for Arab women leaders.  Lindsey obtained her Bachelor's degree from The Ohio State University (OSU) with a double major in International Studies, with a concentration in Security and Intelligence, and Arabic.  During her time at OSU, Lindsey had the opportunity to spend a summer studying Arabic at the American University in Cairo.  In her free time Lindsey loves to explore new places, try new foods and drinks, cook, dance, go to the shooting range, watch films and hang out with her cat, Laila.