UT Dallas McDermott Scholars

McDermott Scholar Alumni

Members of the first eight classes of Scholars attend some of the nation's most prestigious graduate schools

2008 Scholars

Erich Bao
Hometown: Cypress, Texas
High School: Cy-Fair High School
Graduated with a B.S. in Finance and Accounting from UTD in 2012.
Working for Fiduciary Network, LLC. in Dallas.

Dionna Budd
Hometown: Katy, Texas
High School: Morton Ranch High School
Graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from UTD in 2012.
Pursuing an M.A. in Constitutional Law Studies at UTD.

Bryan Harclerode
Hometown: Friendswood, Texas
High School: Friendswood High School
Graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science and Software Engineering from UTD in 2012.
Working for @hand (At Hand) Corporation in Austin, Texas.

Clifford Hsieh
Hometown: Plano, Texas
High School: Plano West High School
Graduated with a B.S. in Neuroscience from UTD in 2012.
Pursuing an M.D. at the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine.

David Huddlestun (June 22, 1990 – July 10, 2010)
Hometown: Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
High School: Wando High School
Major: Computer Science

Martin Huynh
Hometown: Euless, Texas
High School: Trinity High School
Graduated with a B.S. in Biochemistry with a minor in Political Science from UTD in 2012.
Pursuing an M.D. at Baylor College of Medicine.

Anastasia Konstans
Hometown: Plano, Texas
High School: Plano Senior High School
Graduated with a B.A. in Arts & Technology and a B.S. in Business Administration and Marketing from UTD in 2012.

Thomas Krenik
Hometown: Garland, Texas
High School: Texas Academy of Mathematics & Science
Graduated with an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from UTD in 2012.
Working for the Boston Consulting Group in Dallas.

Emily Lichtenheld
Hometown: Austin, Texas
High School: McCallum High School
Graduated with a B.S. in Economics and a B.S. in International Political Economy from UTD in 2012.
Pursuing a J.D. at Harvard Law School.

Sherine Mathew
Hometown: Sunnyvale, Texas
High School: North Mesquite High School
Graduated with a B.S. in Biology and Business Administration from UTD in 2012.
Pursuing an M.S. in Healthcare Management at UTD.

Christina May
Hometown: Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
High School: Wando High School
Graduated with a B.S. in Neuroscience from UTD in 2012.

Saheli Nath
Hometown: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
High School: Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir
Graduated with a B.S. in Finance and Economics from UTD in 2012.
Pursuing an M.Phil. in Development Studies at the University of Cambridge.

Elizabeth Organ
Hometown: Houston, Texas
High School: Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart
Graduated with a B.S. in Economics with minors in Finance and Political Science from UTD in 2012.
Working for Energy Future Holdings in Dallas.

Prashant Raghavendran
Hometown: Austin, Texas
High School: Liberal Arts & Science Academy
Graduated with a B.S. in Neuroscience with a minor in Economics from UTD in 2012.
Pursuing a D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Ali Saherwala
Hometown: Allen, Texas
High School: Allen High School
Graduated with a B.S. in Molecular Biology with minors in Business Administration and Political Science from UTD in 2012.
Pursuing an M.D. at UT Southwestern Medical School.

Bryan Thompson
Hometown: DeSoto, Texas
High School: School for the Talented & Gifted
Graduated with a B.S. in Public Affairs with minors in Neuroscience and Political Science from UTD in 2012.

Brian Van Eimeren
Hometown: San Antonio, Texas
High School: Northside Health Careers High School
Graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science from UTD in 2012.
Working for Microsoft Corporation.

Caitlin Williamson
Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico
High School: Albuquerque Academy
Graduated with a B.S. in Biology with a minor in Neuroscience from UTD in 2012.
Pursuing an M.D. degree at the University of New Mexico’s School of Medicine.

Lye-Ching Wong
Hometown: The Woodlands, Texas
High School: The John Cooper School
Graduated with a B.S. in Biochemistry with a minor in Performing Arts (dance) from UTD in 2012.
Pursuing an M.D. at the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia.

Samantha Wyder
Hometown: Rowlett, Texas
High School: Lakeview Centennial High School
Graduated with a B.S. in Speech Pathology and Audiology from UTD in 2012.
Pursuing an M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology at La Salle University.

2007 Scholars

Grace Bielawski
Hometown: Tulsa, Oklahoma
High School: Booker T. Washington High School
Major: Political Science
Graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from UTD in 2011.
Pursuing a J.D. at the University of Virginia.

Lewis Chang
Hometown: Austin, Texas
High School: James Bowie High School
Major: Neuroscience
Graduated with a B.S. in Neuroscience from UTD in 2011.
Pursuing an M.D. at UT Southwestern Medical School.

Devarati Das
Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
High School: Metro Academic & Classical Academy
Major: Neuroscience
Graduated with a B.S. in Neuroscience and a minor in Political Science from UTD in 2011.
Pursuing an M.S. in Global Health at Duke University.

Alex Garcia Topete
Hometown: Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico
High School: Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Speriores de Monterrey
Major: Art & Performance
Graduated with a B.A. in Art & Performance (Film Studies and Creative Writing) with minors in Political Science and Philosophy from UTD in 2011.
Independent filmmaker and screenwriter in Dallas.

Kenneth Gray
Hometown: Katy, Texas
High School: Cinco Ranch High School
Major: Computer Science
Graduated with a B.A. in Computer Science with minors in Political Science and Asian Studies from UTD in 2011.
Pursuing a J.D. and an M.A. in Japanese Studies at the University of Michigan Law School.

Mary Gurak
Hometown: Denison, Texas
High School: Denison High School
Major: Mathematical Sciences
Graduated with a B.S. in Mathematical Sciences and Physics from UTD in 2011.
Pursuing a Ph.D. in Applied Physics at Harvard University.

Philip Harris
Hometown: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
High School: The Oklahoma School of Science & Math
Major: Undecided
Graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from UTD in 2011.
Pursuing a J.D. at UT Austin.

Mackenzie Hird
Hometown: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
High School: Luther College
Major: Physics
Graduated with a B.S. in Physics and a minor in Political Science from UTD in 2011.
Pursuing an M.S. in Technology and Policy at MIT.

Chanel Matney
Hometown: Frisco, Texas
High School: Centennial High School
Major: Neuroscience
Graduated with a B.S. in Neuroscience from UTD in 2011.
Pursuing a Ph.D. in Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Alice Post
Hometown: Tyler, Texas
High School: Robert E. Lee High School
Major: Political Science
Graduated with a B.A. in Political Science and International Political Economy from UTD in 2011.
Working at Chambers, Conlon & Hartwell LLC in Washington, D.C..

Dina Shahrokhi
Hometown: Cypress, Texas
High School: Cypress Creek High School
Major: Undecided
Graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from UTD in 2011.
Working for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency in Damascus, Syria.

Brady Spenrath
Hometown: Three Rivers, Texas
High School: Three Rivers High School
Major: Electrical Engineering
Graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from UTD in 2011.
Pursuing an M.S. in Engineering Management at Duke University.

Christina Wolfe
Hometown: Chandler, Arizona
High School: Chandler High School
Major: Undecided
Graduated with a B.S. in Mathematical Sciences from UTD in 2011.
Pursuing an M.S. in Systems Engineering and Management at UTD.

Jacob Wurzer
Hometown: Houston, Texas
High School: Strake Jesuit College Preparatory School
Major: Electrical Engineering
Graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Business Management from UTD in 2011.
Independent filmmaker and producer in Dallas.

2006 Scholars

Linda Bi
Hometown: Frisco, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Economics from UTD in 2010
Currently working as a research analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Kaitlin Butler
Hometown:  Tulsa, OK
Graduated with a B.A. in Literary Studies from UTD in 2010
Currently working with Teach for America in Memphis, Tennessee

Jonathan Coker
Hometown: Tulsa, OK
Graduated with a B.S. in Neuroscience from UTD in 2010
Accepted to the University of Virginia School of Medicine, starting fall 2011

Ryan Henry
Hometown: Ovilla, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Literary Studies and a minor in Political Science from UTD in 2010
Currently preparing for graduate school in fall 2011

Lauren Hollis
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Arts & Humanities, a B.A. in American Studies, and a minor in Art History from UTD in 2010
Currently working with Teach for America in Dallas, Texas

Samia Hossain
Hometown: Lewisville, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in International Political Economy and a minor in Political Science from UTD in 2010
Currently studying in Egypt on Fulbright Scholarships

Arie Litovsky
Hometown: Paris, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science from UTD in 2009
Currently working at One Network Enterprises

Kaitlin Nelson
Hometown: Plano, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from UTD in 2010
Currently pursuing an M.A. in Political Science from UT Dallas

Megan Newman
Hometown: El Paso, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Historical Studies and a minor in Government and Politics from UTD in 2010
Currently pursuing a law degree at the University of Virginia School of Law

Alexander Palmer
Hometown: Midlothian, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Physics from UTD in 2010
Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Chicago

Tyler Ratliff
Hometown: Brazoria, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Economics and a minor in Performing Arts from UTD in 2009
Currently working at Nationstar Mortgage in Dallas

Liz Schmiedel
Hometown: Southlake, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Chemistry from UTD in 2010
Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Chemistry from UT Dallas

Lissette Villarruel
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Public Affairs and a minor in Political Science from UTD in 2010
Currently preparing for law school in fall 2011

2005 Scholars

Logan Acton
Hometown: Frisco, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Arts & Performance and a minor in Political Science from UTD in 2009
Currently pursuing an M.A. in Aesthetic Studies from UTD and is working at The Dallas Museum of Art where he holds the McDermott Fellowship

David Bindel
Hometown: San Marcos, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science and a minor in Business Administration from UTD in 2007
Graduated with an M.S. in Applied Cognition & Neuroscience, Intelligent Systems from UTD in 2009
Currently working as software engineer at Arcanum Consulting

Sara Clingan
Hometown: Springfield, MO
Graduated with a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from UTD in 2009
Currently pursuing a J.D. the University of Virginia Law School

Katie Enderle
Hometown: Frisco, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Art History from UTD in 2009
Currently pursuing an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from UTD

Jessica Harpham
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Biology from UTD in 2009
Currently pursuing an M.D. at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

Steven Horne
Hometown: Elbert, CO
Graduated with a B.S. in Physics and Mathematical Sciences from UTD in 2009
Currently pursuing an M.S. in Nuclear and Radiation Program Mechanical Engineering Department at The University of Texas at Austin

Paul Ingram
Hometown: Beeville, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Economics from UTD in 2009
Currently pursuing an M.S. in Applied Economics from UTD and works for Precision Corp.

Felicity Lenes
Hometown: Mount Pleasant, SC
Graduated with a B.S. in Molecular Biology and a minor in Economics from UTD in 2009
Currently pursuing an M.D. at Yale University

Juliann Peterson
Hometown: Austin, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Molecular Biology at UTD in 2009
Currently pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) at The University of Texas of Austin

Alejandro Ramirez
Hometown: San Jose, Costa Rica
Graduated with a B.S. in Arts and Technology from UTD in 2009
Currently pursuing an M.A. in Arts and Technology at UTD

Holly Roelse
Hometown: Pasadena, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Psychology from UTD in 2008
Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Psychological Sciences in Developmental Psychology from UTD.

Roman Starsky
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Finance and with an M.S. in Accounting from UTD in 2009
Roman is currently working as a private equity analyst for Fiduciary Network

Austin Swafford
Hometown: Abita Springs, LA
Graduated with a B.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology with a minor in Nanotechnology from UTD in 2009
Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from the University of Cambridge through the National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program.

Bradley Wallace
Hometown: Houston, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science and a minor in Biology from UTD in 2009
Currently pursuing an M.D. at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

Molly Wurzer
Hometown: Houston, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from UTD in 2009
Currently pursuing a J.D. from The University of Texas at Austin

Ben Yelverton
Hometown: Orange, TX
Graduated with a B. A. in Political Science from UTD in 2009
Currently pursuing a J.D. at Baylor University Law School

2004 Scholars

Laura Mirielle Anderson
Hometown: Lafayette, LA
Graduated with a B.S. in Molecular Biology from UTD in 2008
Currently pursuing an M.D. at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Zac Cox
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Mathematical Science and a minor in Physics from UTD in 2008
Currently pursuing a J.D. at Stanford University Law School

James Fickenscher
Hometown: Monahans, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Mathematical Sciences from UTD in 2008
Currently pursuing a graduate degree at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, MO

Hannah Frank
Hometown: Austin
Graduate with a B.A. in Literary Studies and a B.A. Art and Performance with a minor in History in May 2008.
Currently in Ghana, Africa, with the Peace Corp

Lelia Gowland
Hometown: New Orleans, LA
Graduated with a B.A. in Sociology and Minor in Political Science from UTD in 2008
Currently pursuing an M.A. in Public Policy at University of Michigan

George Graham
Hometown: Rowlett, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Criminology with a minor in Political Science from UTD in 2008
Currently working for the Fort Worth Police Department

Alessandro Gregorat
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and with a B.S. in Biology from UTD in 2008
Currently pursuing an M.D. at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX

Holly Kwan
Hometown: Plano, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Literary Studies and in Arts & Humanities from UTD in 2008
Currently teaching junior and senior English in Austin, Texas

Iris Kwong
Hometown: Frisco, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Economics & Finance from UTD in 2007 and with an M.S. in Management and Administrative Science from UTD in 2008
Graduated with an M.P.A. at The University of Texas at Austin in 2009
Currently works at Deloitte & Touche

Rachel Markowitz
Hometown: Overland Park, KS
Graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from UTD in 2008
Currently a Fulbright Fellow in Rabat, Morocco

Erica Neiser
Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Graduated with a B.S. in Physics from UTD in 2008
Currently pursuing a M.S. in Materials Science at the University of Virginia

Alex Raw
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Graduated with a B.A. in Psychology and a B.S. in Chemistry from UTD in 2008
Currently pursuing an M.D. at University of Pittsburgh Medical School.

Liam Skoyles
Hometown: Katy, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from UTD in 2008 and with an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from UTD in 2009
Currently working at Raytheon Corporation

Benedict Voit
Hometown: Mt. Pleasant, SC
Graduated with a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Economics from UTD in 2008
Currently working for ALM First Financial

Kerri West
Hometown: Shelbyville, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in American Studies from UTD in 2008
Currently working as an associate at Human Rights Watch, Arms Division in Washington, DC

Jordan Youngblood
Hometown: Weatherford, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Literary Studies from UTD in 2008
Currently pursuing an M.A./Ph.D. in English at the University of Mississippi

2003 Scholars

Chris Affolter
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Graduated with a B.S. in Biology and minors in Art History and Government & Politics from UTD in 2007
Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Microbial Pathogenesis at Washington University in St. Louis.

Derrick Chen
Hometown: Plano, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Psychology from UTD in 2004 and with a B.A. in Biology from UTD in 2006
Graduated with an M.S. in Applied Cognition & Neuroscience from UTD in 2006
Currently pursuing an M.D. at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Neha Chinai
Hometown: Mumbai, India
Graduated with a B.A. in Literary Studies and a B.S. in Finance from UTD in 2007
Currently working for Mesirow Financial Consulting

Caitlin Dooley
Hometown: Houston, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Neuroscience from UTD in 2006
Currently pursuing an M.D. at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX.

John Keese
Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Graduated with a B.A. in Arts & Technology from UTD in 2006 and with an M.F.A. in Arts & Technology from UTD in 2008
Currently working at Multimedia Designer, Dallas Market Center

Jonathan Lane
Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science and a B.S. in Mathematical Sciences from UTD in 2007
Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Statistics at Rice University.

Melissa Lent
Hometown: Richardson, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Music from UTD in 2007 and with a B.S. in Child Learning & Development with a minor in Physics from UTD in 2007
Graduated with an M.S. in Applied Cognition & Neuroscience from UTD in 2008
Currently pursuing an M.Res. (Masters in Research) in Psychology at St. Andrews University in Scotland.

John McLean
Hometown: Houston, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Neuroscience from UTD in 2007
Currently pursuing an M.D. at UT Health Science Center – Houston

Alyssa McMenamy
Hometown: Lubbock, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Neuroscience from UTD in 2007 and with an M.S. in Cognition and Neuroscience from UTD in 2007
Currently pursuing an M.D./Ph.D. at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Pamela Palagonia
Hometown: Richardson, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies from UTD in 2007
Currently works for Powell Tate/Weber Shandwick in Washington, DC

Clarisse Profilet
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from UTD in 2007
Currently pursuing Masters of Accountancy and J.D. at The University of Texas in Austin

Adam Raw
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Graduated with an B.S. in Chemistry from UTD in 2007
Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Chemistry at Northwestern University

Fern Yoon
Hometown: The Woodlands, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and minors in Business Administration and in Music from UTD in 2007 and with an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from UTD in 2008
Currently working at Texas Instruments

2002 Scholars

Leia Biholar
Hometown: Plano, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration and a B.A. in Arts & Performance from UTD in 2006
Graduated with an M.B.A. in Business Administration from UTD in 2007
Currently working for GEICO in the Emerging Leaders Program

Jessica Cockrell
Hometown: Amarillo, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Literary Studies from UTD in 2005 and with an M.A. in Humanities from UTD in 2006
Currently working at Brigham Hill Consultancy

Vicki Dashley
Hometown: El Paso, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Biology and Business Administration from UTD in 2006
Graduated with a D.V.M. in Veterinary Science from Texas A & M University 2008

Thomas Elliott
Hometown: Houston, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies from UTD in 2006
Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Sociology at University of California at Irvine

Robert “Bobby” Janecka
Hometown: Victoria, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Literary Studies and Historical Studies with a minor in Government & Politics from UTD in 2006
Graduated with an M.A. in International Affairs, National Security Track at the George Bush School, Texas A & M University in 2009
Currently working as a teacher for the Teach for America Corps in Greater New Orleans, LA

Cheng Lee
Hometown: Irving, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration with minors in Economics & Finance and Government & Politics from UTD in 2006
Currently working for SunTrust, Richmond, VA

Matthew “Matt” Leonard
Hometown: Rowlett, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and minor in History from UTD in 2006 and with an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from UTD in 2008
Currently working for Raytheon Corporation

Mary Makary
Hometown: Mesquite, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Government & Politics from UTD in 2006
Graduated with a J.D. from Harvard University Law School in 2009

Sani Mathew
Hometown: Sunnyvale, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Neuroscience and a minor in Medical & Scientific Humanities from UTD in 2006
Currently pursuing an M.D. at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Kassandra McLean
Hometown: Houston, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science and a B.S. in Physics from UTD 2007
Currently working at Raytheon Corporation

Caleb Nelson
Hometown: Prosper, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from UTD in 2005 and with an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from UTD in 2007
Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Plasma Science from UTD.

Abraham Rivera-Olguin
Hometown: Guanajuato, Mexico
Graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from UTD in 2006 and with a B.S. in Economics, Political & Policy Sciences from UTD in 2007
Currently working at BBVA Bancomer Bank - Mexico

Sophie Rutenbar
Hometown: Richardson, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Government & Politics from UTD in 2006
Graduated with an M.A. in Conflict, Security and Development and an M.S.C. in Human Rights from Kings College London in 2008
Currently pursuing an M.S.C. in Human Rights at the London School of Economics and Political Science

Michael Seeligson
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Mathematical Sciences from UTD in 2006
Graduated with a J.D. from the University of Virginia Law School in 2009

Annie Toung
Hometown: Carrollton, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Biology from UTD in 2006
Currently pursuing a D.O. at Georgia Campus of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Kimberly Vela
Hometown: Los Alamos, NM
Graduated with a B.A. in Psychology from UTD in 2006
Graduated with an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University in 2009
Currently working at Child and Family Guidance Center

Richard Voit
Hometown: Mt. Pleasant, SC
Graduated with a B.S. in Molecular Biology from UTD in 2006
Currently pursuing an M.D./Ph.D. at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Benjamin Weittenhiller
Hometown: Big Horn, WY
Graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration with a minor in Spanish & Hispanic Studies from UTD in 2005
Graduated with an M.B.A. from UTD in 2006
Currently working at the American Heart Association

2001 Scholars

Justin Appleby
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Government & Politics from UTD in 2005

Kelsey Condra
Hometown: Richardson, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Arts & Humanities-Literary Studies and minor in Government & Politics from UTD in 2005
Graduated with a J.D. from George Washington University Law School in 2009
Currently working at Van Wey and Johnson, L.L.P.

Andres Correa
Hometown: Richardson, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Government & Politics with minor in Economics & Finance from UTD in 2005
Graduated with a J. D. from New York University Law School in 2008
Currently working at Cravath, Swaine and Moore, LLP

Megan Creasey
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Physics and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from UTD in 2005
Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Physics at The University of Texas Austin

Daniel Erwin
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Literary Studies and Arts & Performance with minor in Government & Politics from UTD in 2005
Currently pursuing a Master of Design at the Institute of Design in Chicago, IL

Morgan Feeney
Hometown: Racine, WI
Graduated with a B.S. in Molecular Biology from UTD in 2005
Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Biology at Harvard University Medical School

Emily Hinz
Hometown: Plano, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Geosciences and Computer Science from UTD in 2004 and an M.S. in Geosciences from UTD in 2007
Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Geophysics at Boise State University in Idaho

Tim Hise
Hometown: Austin, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies (Education & Math) from UTD in 2005
Graduated with an M.Ed. in Educational Administration from University of North Texas in 2009
Currently working with Dallas Independent School District at Greiner Middle School

Sarah Islam
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Government & Politics from UTD in 2005
Graduated with an M.A. in Near Eastern Studies from Princeton University in 2009

Eric Kildebeck
Hometown: Frisco, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Biotechnology from UTD in 2005
Currently pursuing an M.D.-Ph.D. at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

DeLisa Lay
Hometown: Kingwood, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Government & Politics from UTD in 2005
Currently pursuing a J.D. from Yale University Law School and is the Director of the Lowenstein Human Rights Project and Student Director of Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic

Laura Rashedi
Hometown: Katy, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Literary Studies and minor in Biology from UTD in 2005 and with an M.B.A. from UTD in 2006
Graduated with a J.D. from Emory University School of Law in 2009
Currently working at Schiff Hardin, L.L.P.

Aidan Skoyles
Hometown: Katy, TX
Graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from UTD in 2005 and with an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from UTD in 2006
Graduated with a J.D. from George Washington University Law School in 2009

Robert “Bob” Sterie
Hometown: Grapevine, TX
Graduated with a B.A. in Historical Studies from UTD in 2004

Walter Voit
Hometown: Mt. Pleasant, SC
Graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science with minor in Mathematical Sciences from UTD in 2005
Graduated as an Erik Jonsson Fellow with an M.S. in Computer Science from UTD in 2006
Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology where he is a Presidential Fellow