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Student of the Month Award Recipients

Sylesh Volla
Mar 31 2017 | Student of the Month
Sylesh is a co-terminal senior at Stanford, majoring in Economics and pursuing a masters in the Public Policy program with a concentration in Legal and Regulatory Interventions. Primarily interested at operating in the intersection of municipal finance and governmental regulation, Sylesh's...
Anakaren Cervantes
Mar 1 2017 | Student of the Month
Anakaren is a senior from Orange County, CA double majoring in History and Public Policy, with a concentration in Discrimination, Crime, and Poverty Policy. As a first-generation and low-income student, her interest in policy stems from a desire to better understand how policy has historically...
Anne Marie Gordon
Feb 1 2017 | Student of the Month
Anne Marie Gordon is a second-year graduate student in the Department of Public Policy and the Graduate School of Education. She is interested in the role policy implementation plays in achieving aspirational outcomes for students and schools.
Caleb Smith
Jan 4 2017 | Student of the Month
Caleb is a senior majoring in Public Policy and is a M. A. candidate in the Public Policy program. Particularly interested in the design of government institutions, urban issues, and the international system, Caleb is participating in the winter practicum on transportation.
Jeffrey Lin
Dec 1 2016 | Student of the Month
Jeffrey is an M.A. candidate in the Public Policy Program and a Ph.D. candidate in the Electrical Engineering department. Jeffrey is interested in the intersection of technology and policy, particularly in the field of energy and environmental policy. At Stanford, he coordinated a research effort...
Kaya McRuer
Nov 1 2016 | Student of the Month
Kaya McRuer is a graduating senior in the undergraduate Public Policy Program at Stanford with a concentration in Education Policy. She is interested in issues of equity and civic engagement through schooling, as well as juvenile justice reform. 
Zach Sorenson
Oct 3 2016 | Student of the Month
Zach is a coterminal M.A. candidate in Public Policy interested in technology policy and California politics. As an undergraduate, he majored in Computer Science and completed a minor in economics. Zach currently works as a research assistant for Condoleezza Rice and has been a teaching assistant...
Oscar Sarabia Roman
Sep 1 2016 | Student of the Month
Oscar is a senior at Stanford studying Public Policy with a concentration in Law and the Legal System. He is also minoring in Political Science with a Justice and Law track and writing a thesis in the Center for Democracy, Development, and Rule of Law (CDDRL) Honors Program.
Aug 1 2016 | Student of the Month
Sarah is graduating in August 2016 with a Master of Public Policy with a concentration in International Trade and Economic Policy. Currently she is a Government Affairs intern with the Trust for Public Land in San Francisco. In 2011, Sarah graduated from Stanford with a bachelor’s degree in Public...
Megan Connors
Jul 1 2016 | Student of the Month
Megan graduated Phi Beta Kappa with Distinction and with a concentration in Education Policy and a minor in History. During her time at Stanford, she studied abroad in both Florence and Cape Town, where she completed a Community-Engaged learning experience with Parkfields Primary School.