Counterinsurgent Learning

Grace Anderson

Grace ('20) studies Government, Biology and Spanish at Dartmouth College. She is interested in the field of global health, particularly the intersections between health and conflict. Outside of class, she volunteers at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, leads study groups at the Tutor Clearinghouse, and works for Dartmouth EMS, a student-run emergency response group on campus.

Lynette Long

Lynette ('20) is a BA candidate in Classical Language and Literature and Environmental Studies at Dartmouth College, with a minor in Government. In addition to her involvement with the Political Violence Lab, she is also the President of her sorority, the VP of Operations for the Dartmouth Mock Trail Society, a Presidential Scholar for the Classics Department, and a writer, editor, and graphic designer for multiple student journals — including the Dartmouth Law Journal, the Dartmouth Political Times, World Outlook, and the Apologia. Outside of her interest in studying conflict and political violence, she is also interested in classical myth and philosophy and sustainable development. Outside of academics, she enjoys training for endurance races, skiing, and oil painting. 

Anoop Nanda

Anoop ('21) intends to study economics, quantitative social science, and Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Dartmouth College. He grew up in Los Angeles where he attended Granada Hills Charter High School, and graduated as a National AP Scholar. Here at Dartmouth, he participates in Parliamentary Debate, the Dartmouth Emerging Markets Group, and volunteers for America Reads. He also enjoys rock climbing in his spare time.

Danielle ('20) a BA candidate in Government and Spanish Minor at Dartmouth College. Outside of the Political Violence Lab, Danielle is a varsity track and field athlete, with a specialty in the 400h. In her junior year of high school, she was published as a co-author in Amazon’s Best Seller “I Will Make a Difference: Students Aspire to Inspire" by Gary Martin Hayes and Adam Christopher Weart. She was a scholar athlete and AP Scholar in high school. She was also named to the Dartmouth Student-Athlete’s Honor Roll for thae 2017-18 school year. Danielle is a Varsity Communications Intern in the Athletic Department and a Sports and Mirror writer for The Dartmouth. Danielle enjoys traveling abroad and aspires to visit all seven continents. After graduation, she hopes to attend graduate school to pursue her interests in journalism, politics, and business. 

Danielle Okonta

Dominic ('20) is plans to major in History while focusing on foreign relations with the Middle East at Dartmouth College. Dominic also enjoys studying the intricacies of Islam in an attempt to understand a core belief system of a large part of the world. In his own words, he wishes to “understand how and why things are the way they are.” Following graduation, he hopes to work in intelligence for the federal government. Apart from his studies, Dominic is an avid runner and member of the Cross Country and Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field teams at Dartmouth. Dominic also enjoys playing and writing music, and is a member of the campus band “Read Receipts."

Dominic Repucci

Sunny ('20) is double majoring in government and economics with a minor in public policy at Dartmouth. He became interested in political violence after learning about the Khalistan movement in India involving Sikhs in the Indian state of Punjab. Sunny’s family was affected by the anti-Sikh riots of 1984 which has sparked his research interests in studying the causes, effects, and solutions to insurgency and terrorism. On campus Sunny conducts research in the government department as a Politics and Law Research Fellow, is treasurer for Dartmouth Quest for Socioeconomic Engagement, and works with the Opportunity First political advocacy group. He aspires to attend law school and eventually become a politician, hopefully starting with his home district in Jamaica, NY.

Sunpreet Singh

Jared ('19) studies Government and Earth Sciences at Dartmouth College. He is also the president of the Dartmouth Brovertones a cappella group, a member of the Hill Winds Society, a leader with the Outdoor Leadership Experience service program, a Dickey Center War and Peace Fellow, and a member of Beta Alpha Omega fraternity. In his free time, he enjoys spending time outdoors, playing music, and staying active. After college, he plans to take time to work in public service, national security, or politics before attending law school.

Jared Solomon

Andrew ('20) plans to double major in Government and English with a minor in Public Policy at Dartmouth College. Outside of the Political Violence Lab, Andrew is also a managing editor of the Dartmouth Law Journal and a traveling member of the Dartmouth Forensics Union, Dartmouth’s nationally competitive policy debate team. Andrew also worked at the National Disability Institute in Washington D.C. for a summer after being selected through the Rockefeller Center’s First Year Fellows program. In his free time, Andrew enjoys listening to music, swimming, reading, and spending time with friends and family.

Andrew Xiang