IAS Grad Student Alumni Mariah Crystal and Marcus Johnson Go On to Doctoral Programs

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Master of Arts in Policy Studies alumna Mariah Crystal (’10) has been accepted into the Ph.D. program in Political Science at the University of Kansas. Mariah’s capstone project for the Policy Studies program in IAS was “Collaborative Social Change: A Transformational Approach,” which focused on the global dynamics of social change and development projects. Global Studies alumnus Marcus Johnson (’13) is currently finishing up a Master of Arts in Cultural Studies and has been accepted into the Ph.D. program in Communication at the University of Washington Seattle. Marcus’s capstone project for the Cultural Studies degree is “The 'New Blacks' Race, Identity, and Black Consciousness in the United States.”