CASI 2015 Student Programs in India

A very warm welcome to all of our 2015 CASI Student Programs Summer Interns and Travel Funds for Research Winners!

We look forward to reading more about their summer projects over the next few months on the CASI Student Programs Blog!

CASI 2015 Interns

CASI 2015 interns will be working with six partner organizations across India.


CASI 2015 Interns

Aravind Eye Care Systems, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
Busra Gungor, C’17
Olivia Hess, C’18
Vivek Nimgaonkar, C W’16

CORD-Sidhbari, Kangra District, Himachal Pradesh
Ravi Jain, C’17
Kurt Koehler, C’16
Michelle Lopez, C’16

Jana Urban Foundation, Bangalore, Karnataka
Kevin Park, W’17
Jacob Van Houten, C’17

LEAP Skills Academy, Yamuna Nagar, Harayana
Laura Harris, GSE’16
Li He (Bill) He, SEAS’18
Leora Mincer, C’17
Eileen Shentu, W’17

Samaj Pragati Sahayog, Dewas, Madhya Pradesh
Kelly Bridges, C’16
Andrew Shannon, C’15, MES’16

Shahi Exports, Bangalore, Karnataka
Kendra Carson, C’16
Valentine d’Hauteville, C’17
Chan N. Nguyen, C’16
Amy Summer, C’16

2015 Travel Funds for Research Winners

Alex Hoppe, School of Arts and Sciences, Ph D Candidate, Sociology, Second Year
The Social Life of Apparel: Fashion Buyers in India and the United States

Matthew Kavanagh, School of Arts and Sciences, Ph D Candidate, Political Science, Fourth Year
Health Rights: The Constitution and Political Economy of Social Policy in India

Gretchen Landin, School of Veterinary Medicine, V’17
A Survey and Assessment of Dairy Livestock Nutrition and Reproduction with Potential Educational Initiatives in Mahabubnagar District, Andhra Pradesh, India


CASI Student Programs 2015 Interns

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About CASI Student Programs

The Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI) at the University of Pennsylvania provides funding and support to current Penn undergraduate and graduate students to travel to India and conduct independent research and participate in volunteer internships based at selected CASI partner organizations. CASI also offers a nine-month post-baccalaureate fellowship, to support a recent Penn graduate to conduct an independent research project in India. Since 2007, CASI has provided funding to over 125 Penn students.