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Josef Korbel School of International Studies Humanitarian Assistance Program

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Current Students

Alexandra McCollister

Alexandra McCollisterAlex is an MA Candidate for International Development with a certificate in Humanitarian Assistance. She is particularly interested in disaster aid relief and emergency response in Latin and South America.

Before joining the Josef Korbel School, she worked as a Secondary School Physics and Chemistry Teacher for the US Peace Corps in Malawi, Southern Africa. She had a strong focus on malaria-related interventions, ELL and literacy enhancement within the science field, as well as community mobilization and empowerment. Before Peace Corps she worked as a mudlogger for MorcoGeological testing and analyzing core samples in Odessa, Texas.

Her undergraduate degree was a double major in Geology and Physics with an emphasis on earthquake seismology from the University of North Carolina Wilmington.