|Do you have any professional experience in the field of peace-research? peace-studies? peace-practice?
Nope. Well, not yet, at least!
|Are you at all familiar with concepts of Nonviolence and Conflict Transformation?
Yes, I was fortunate enough to study them in a conflict course at my graduate school: the American Graduate School in Paris for International Relations and Diplomacy.
|What are your primary conceptual interests and concerns
|What is your main regional focus?
U.S. Foreign Policy
American Graduate School
■ Masters of International Relations and Diplomacy, May 2018.
■ Summa Cum Laude.
■ Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and French Language and Literature.
■ Minor in Theatre.
■ Magna cum laude. GPA of 3.7, Dean’s List six semesters.
■ Travelled to Paris for five weeks with this Kentucky study abroad program.
■ Enrolled in two courses regarding French graphic society and culture, theatre, writing and literature.
■ Earned A’s in both courses, taught in French.
■ Graduated in top 10%.
■ Theatre major at the School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCAPA).
■ President of French Honor Society and French Club.
The United States Embassy, Cultural Affairs (France) 2018
■ Drafts remarks in French and English for officers, diplomats, and the Ambassador, and helps with translations.
■ Supports and assists the office’s program staff with event planning and execution, including representational events at the Ambassador’s Residence.
■ Researches education and arts topics in France and the United States.
■ Works on various cultural diplomacy projects, including grants by the USG for French implementers.
Le Mémorial de Caen (France) 2015
■ Welcomed guests from all over the world into the museum and presented the mission and plan of the exhibits.
■ Directed guests to local sights and communicated through a variety of language and cultural barriers.
■ Translated (French to English) a series of articles that compiled a fake vintage newspaper for the front of the museum, allowing Anglophones to understand highlights of various exhibits.
Belcan Corporation 2013-2016
■ Attained knowledge of export classification laws.
■ Expanded understanding of license and relationship differences between the U.S. government and military with other states.
■ Worked side-by-side with degreed engineers, helping to analyze technical documents and commodities and classify them under different government agencies’ jurisdictions for Sikorsky.
Costume Shop Worker 2013-2016
Transylvania University Theatre Department
■ Created costumes for various Transylvania productions.
■ Altered garments already in shop.
■ Assisted designing for current and future productions.
Woodland Pool and Picadome Pool 2014, 2016
■ Managed over 30 employees throughout the summer, scheduling every employee weekly.
■ Completed, streamlined, and filed financial and risk management paperwork.
■ Handled all the money that came through this pool.
■ Regulated pool chemicals.
■ Facilitated safety and skills in-services for lifeguards weekly, where I received the award “Most Likely to Make a Difference.”
Presentations and Papers
■ Bingham, Chloe M. (2017). The United States and Saudi Arabia: A Peace Theory without Democracy. DAKAM’s International Political Science Studies Meeting, 163-167.
Student Conference Coordinator 2017-2018
The American Graduate School in Paris
■ Responsible for the planning, organization, delegation, and execution of every conference-related action.
■ Picked the annual topic theme.
■ Created and sent out the Call for Papers.
■ Reviewed submitted abstracts.
■ Reached out to possible Keynote Speakers.
President of the Graduate Student Association 2017-2018
The American Graduate School in Paris
■ Responsible for informing the students about the various activities planned by the GSA.
■ Organizes and delegates the other officers in the GSA.
■ Responsible for effective communication between the GSA, the school administration, and the student body.
■ Plans, organizes, and executes the annual student trip.
Chapter President of Alpha Omicron Pi 2015
Tau Omega Chapter
■ Led 88 women in weekly chapter meetings.
■ Attended International Convention and Leadership Academy, representing my chapter.
■ Expanded the chapter’s Alumnae Advisory Committee and recruited the current Chapter Adviser
■ Determined and addressed fundamental areas of improvement for our chapter and coordinated more efficient communication paths.
Co-founder and Vice President 2015-2016
■ Launched and directed the first student-run musical by the group.
■ Maximized networking with current professors and alumni to increase support for the new group.
■ Conceptualized and organized fundraising and performance events.
Grace Notes 2014-2016
■ Participated in Transylvania’s only female a cappella group.
■ Developed skills of harmony and voice blending.
■ Performed the Star Spangled Banner at Keeneland.
■ Fostered an environment of creativity and productivity during biweekly practices.
■ Performed in monthly shows open to the entire campus.
Theatre Guild 2014-2016 2013-2015
■ Designed and created the costumes for the first play performed by this group in years.
■ Fostered an environment of change to the university’s modern theatrical needs.
■ Attended weekly meetings.
Pi Delta Phi 2013-2016
■ Qualified for and was initiated into this French Honor Society due to French language skills and achieving multiple high grades in advanced French courses.
■ Advanced in French.
■ Experienced with Spanish, German, and Mandarin.
■ Proficient with Microsoft Office programs.
■ Proficient with Microsoft Outlook.
■ Exposure to CAD applications.
■ Experience with multiple operating systems Microsoft and IOS.