Court and Community: Sarah Brittan, '20, on Her Summer Internship

Albion College student Sarah Brittan, '20

Albion College student Sarah Brittan, '20

"This summer I interned in Michigan’s 44th District Court in my hometown of Royal Oak to gain a better understanding of the judicial system in Michigan," writes Brittan, a political science major and Ford Institute member. "I was surprised to learn that there are many ways our district court helps people in my community."

Yale Professor Harold Koh Visits Albion as Phi Beta Kappa Scholar

Yale University Visiting Scholar Harold Koh

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As a Phi Beta Kappa visiting scholar, Yale University international law professor Harold Koh spoke to Albion students about the importance of the rule of law, fighting for what you believe in, and understanding just how America remains on the world stage. "I want students to stand for something," he said.  

Dr. Carrie Booth Walling Looks at NATO in Detroit News Op-Ed

Carrie Booth Walling, associate professor of political science, Albion College
In her piece in the July 26 edition of The Detroit News, Carrie Booth Walling, associate professor of political science and department chair, writes that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization "continues to be a wise investment for U.S. national security." Walling is author of All Necessary Measures: The United Nations and Humanitarian Intervention (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013).

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Mary Baker, '20, Connects as Ohio Department of Agriculture Intern

Mary Baker, '20

Mary Baker, '20
"For most people, agriculture can mean planting crops and taking care of animals," writes Mary Baker, a junior political science and Spanish major with a concentration in public policy. "For me this summer, it meant learning how politics and the industry come together, and communicating through social media." Baker is also a member of Albion College's Ford Institute and Honors Program, as well as a member of the equestrian dressage team.

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