Maria Laura Rodriguez
Class of 2020
Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela
Education: B.A. in International Relations and History
Work Experience: Administrative and Research Assistant at The Ackerman Group LLC in Florida; Development and Strategic Partnerships Intern at The German Marshall Fund of the United States in Washington, D.C.; Program Associate at the Osgood Center for International Studies in Washington, D.C.
Why I Chose MAGES: I chose MAGES because of the program’s interdisciplinary approach to the study of European affairs. I was also impressed by the close-knit community of SFS faculty and staff dedicated to helping students’ succeed.
Intended Academic Focus: The transition to democracy of the Iberian Peninsula and its impact on the current political landscape in Spain