Pulte Institute Student Research Assistants

Adriana Abinader Arbaje

Adriana Abinader Arbaje

2024
Psychology and Global Affairs

Adriana Abinader Arbaje

Adriana Abinader Arbaje

2024
Psychology and Global Affairs

Working with Pulte has improved my research skills and allowed me to create connections with researchers who have vast experience in my areas of interest.

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Emily Braun

Emily Braun

2023
Sociology

Emily Braun

Emily Braun

2023
Sociology

Working with the Pulte Institute will provide me with opportunities to learn more about complex issues in the development realm while challenging me to think creatively about potential solutions.

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Andrew Caffro

Andrew Caffro

2023
Master of Global Affairs - Sustainable Development

Andrew Caffro

Andrew Caffro

2023
Master of Global Affairs - Sustainable Development

“The Pulte Institute has provided the opportunity to experience the intersection of research and practice in international development, and equipped me to translate my learnings from the MGA program into my career path and goals.”

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David Campos

David Campos

2024
Masters of Global Affairs

David Campos

David Campos

2024
Masters of Global Affairs

I believe my work at the Pulte Institute will not only expand my understanding on today’s global issues, but it will also allow me to contribute to solutions to make the world a better place for future generations.

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Ebaa Elkalamawi

Ebaa Elkalamawi

2023
Master of Global Affairs

Ebaa Elkalamawi

Ebaa Elkalamawi

2023
Master of Global Affairs

Working with Pulte has shaped my experience at Notre Dame. Personally, I was introduced to a community of supportive colleagues and supervisors. Professionally, I managed to build skills in areas I wasn't familiar with.

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Olivia Hrivnak

Olivia Hrivnak

2025
International Economics and Global Affairs

Olivia Hrivnak

Olivia Hrivnak

2025
International Economics and Global Affairs

Working at Pulte continues to nurture my passion to do good for others.

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Halle Keane

Halle Keane

2025
English and Spanish

Halle Keane

Halle Keane

2025
English and Spanish

“Although I study mostly literature and language in the classroom, I will exit my first year at Notre Dame with a much broader, more applicable knowledge base than what my majors encompass thanks to my involvement with the Pulte Institute.”

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Maddie Means

Maddie Means

2023
FTT (Film) and Design

Maddie Means

Maddie Means

2023
FTT (Film) and Design

"Working with the Pulte Institute has allowed me to develop my professional skills and apply them to international development. I am so excited to work with them this year!"

Jack Minson

Jack Minson

2023
Economics

Jack Minson

Jack Minson

2023
Economics

Providing a measurable impact to the University before I graduate is something extremely important to me, and I believe my work with the Institute with help me achieve that goal. Furthermore, I am excited to experience a professional research environment.

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Sarah Nanjala

Sarah Nanjala

2023
Master of Global Affairs

Sarah Nanjala

Sarah Nanjala

2023
Master of Global Affairs

“​​Working on SHARE allowed me to develop research skills that have proven beneficial in both my studies at ND and my career development. I’ve gained the experience of working for global programs and developed collaboration and teamwork skills.”

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Naomi Nogowski

Naomi Nogowski

2023
Law

Naomi Nogowski

Naomi Nogowski

2023
Law

"It’s given me the chance to explore opportunities outside of the law school and collaborate with students and staff from diverse backgrounds."

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Dakota Peterson

Dakota Peterson

2023
Master of Global Affairs - Sustainable Development

Dakota Peterson

Dakota Peterson

2023
Master of Global Affairs - Sustainable Development

Working with the Pulte Institute has put into practice what I am learning in the classroom, as well as taught me valuable skills and insights into the field of development work.

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Dara-Marie Raggay

Dara-Marie Raggay

2023
Master of Global Affairs

Dara-Marie Raggay

Dara-Marie Raggay

2023
Master of Global Affairs

Working with the Pulte Institute has been a challenging and rewarding professional experience for me. Here, I’ve had many opportunities to apply knowledge from my field of study to the workplace, even before I graduate.

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Hannah Reynolds

Hannah Reynolds

2023
Economics and Global Affairs

Hannah Reynolds

Hannah Reynolds

2023
Economics and Global Affairs

My work with the Pulte Institute has been fundamental to my Notre Dame experience and my plans post graduation. I have been able to expand my research skills and work with an extremely motivating and inspiring group of individuals.

Kyle Seasly

Kyle Seasly

2024
Master of Global Affairs

Kyle Seasly

Kyle Seasly

2024
Master of Global Affairs

Working with the Pulte Institute will help give me experience in collecting and analyzing data and putting it to use with partners within the US government.

Jaye Sevcik

Jaye Sevcik

2023
Marketing and Design

Jaye Sevcik

Jaye Sevcik

2023
Marketing and Design

"Working at the Pulte Institute has provided me with real world experience for an organization with a great cause. I am inspired by the work of the Pulte Institute and am proud to play any part in it."

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Melvin Sharty

Melvin Sharty

2023
Master of International Peace Studies

Melvin Sharty

Melvin Sharty

2023
Master of International Peace Studies

“My work with Pulte Institute has allowed me to combine theory and practice in the real world. Working at the Pulte Institute has shaped my perception of the relevance of building local capacities within the development space.”

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Marla Zgheib

Marla Zgheib

2023
Master of Global Affairs - Policy & Governance

Marla Zgheib

Marla Zgheib

2023
Master of Global Affairs - Policy & Governance

The Pulte Institute at Notre Dame is helping me foster my value impact towards achieving integral human development in my potential career prospects.

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