Ambassadors L-M

Madeline Lang

photo of Madeline LangHometown: Kiawah Island, SC
Class: Sophomore
Majors: International Studies (Global Environment concentration); Economics
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Alpha Phi Omega international service fraternity
    • hiking
    • skiing

Teresa Langenkamp

photo of Teresa LangenkampHometown: Oxford, OH
Class: Junior
Major: Geology (with Energy co-major and a certificate in GIS)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: earthquakes caused by hydraulic fracturing in eastern Ohio (with Dr. Brudzinski)
    • studied abroad in Bahamas (Spring 2017)
    • Miami University Geological Society (President); Astronomy Club (Social Chair)

Elyse Legeay

photo of Elyse LegeayHometown: Cleveland, OH
Class: Freshman
Major: International Studies
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • University Academic Scholars Program-Global Studies Scholar
    • Model Arab League
    • Active Minds

Max Leveridge

photo of Max LeveridgeHometown: Dublin, OH
Class: Sophomore
Major: Environmental Earth Science (with Environmental Science; Sustainability co-majors)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: wastewater injection induced seismicity and effect of iron on polar microorganisms
    • Environmental Appreciation Club (President and founder)
    • CAS Hard Sciences Academic Senator

Jessica L'Heureux

photo of Jessica L'HeureuxHometown: Toledo, OH
Class: Junior
Major: Psychology (with a minor in Special Education)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: parental involvement policies in 4 U.S. states (with Dr. James)
    • Undergraduate Associate for PSY 112 (Fall 2016)
    • Alpha Omicron Pi international women's fraternity

Chenglin Li

photo of Chenglin LiHometown: Shandong, China
Class: Sophomore
Major: Economics
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studied abroad in China (Summer 2017)
    • International Student Organization (Secretary)
    • Stonebridge Hall (Effective Community Engagement Representative)

Caleb Lovell

photo of Caleb LovellHometowns: Waukesha, WI; West Chester, OH
Class: Senior
Majors: Political Science; Strategic Communication
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Model United Nations
    • Association of Latin and American Students

Abbegail Luhrs

photo of Abbegail LuhrsHometowns: South Saint Paul, MN
Class: Senior
Major: Psychology (with a minor in Sport Management)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: effect of pet ownership on life satisfaction
    • will study abroad in Iceland (Winter 2018)
    • Miami University Dance Team (3d place at Nationals)

Edith Lui

photo of Edith LuiHometown: Sylvania, OH
Class: Sophomore
Majors: Political Science; Economics (with minors in Philosophy and Law; Computer Science)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • University Academic Scholars Program-Law and Public Policy Scholar
    • Residence Hall Association (Community Service Director)
    • Miami University Intercollegiate Figure Skating Team

Diego Marcucci

photo of Diego MarcucciHometown: Hermosa Beach, CA
Class: Sophomore
Major: Strategic Communication (with Global and Intercultural Studies co-major)


Samantha Marotta

photo of Samantha MarottaHometown: Aurora, OH
Class: Freshman
Majors: English/Professional Writing; Spanish
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • University Academic Scholars Program-Law and Public Policy Scholar
    • recipient of Redhawk Eminence Scholarship
    • writing, reading, photography

Taylor Martin

photo of Taylor MartinHometown: Hartville, OH
Class: Senior
Major: Speech Pathology and Audiology (with a minor in Entrepreneurship)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: Pancreatic Cancer Biomarker Research Team
    • National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (Treasurer)
    • boxing

Kyle Mason

photo of Kyle MasonHometown: Glen Ridge, NJ
Class: Freshman
Major: University Studies


Robert Matson

photo of Robert MatsonHometown: Cincinnati, OH
Class: Junior
Major: Quantitative Economics (with minors in Creative Writing; Anthropology)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: neuroscience with Dr. Haifei Shi
    • The Miami Student (writer)
    • wood-working, painting, sketching, and design

Rachael McDonald

photo of Rachael McDonaldHometown: Baltimore, MD
Class: Senior
Major: Psychology (with a minor in Family Studies)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: relationship among test anxiety, motivation, and academic performance
    • internship at the Miami University Child Development Center
    • philanthropy with Alpha Chi Omega women's fraternity

Ashley Mickens

photo of Ashley MickensHometown: Dayton, OH
Class: Sophomore
Major: Environmental Earth Science (with Sustainability co-major)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: effect of storms on lake ecosystems (Vanni Lab)
    • studied abroad in Bahamas (Spring 2017)
    • University Academic Scholars-Sustainability Scholar

Annahita Modirrousta

photo of Annahita ModirroustaHometown: Oxford, OH
Class: Junior
Major: Psychology
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: eating disorders and suicide (Dr. April Smith's REDS Lab)
    • studied abroad in Vienna (Summer 2017)
    • IES Abroad Ambassador

Brianne Moore

photo of Brianne MooreHometown: Columbus, OH
Class: Senior
Majors: English/Creative Writing; Biology (with minors in Spanish; Marketing)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: how complicated scientific topics (e.g., Ebola) can be communicated to the general public
    • studied abroad in Spain (Summer 2015)
    • Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society (Secretary)

Mohetaer Munire

photo of Mohetaer MunireHometown: Xinjiang, China
Class: Senior
Major: International Studies (with a minor in Arabic)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • International Peer Orientation Leader
    • International Students Reaching Across (Oxford Campus Leader)
    • zumba/dance, movies, travel

Omar Museitif

photo of Omar MuseitifHometown: Liberty Township, OH
Class: Sophomore
Major: Political Science
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • visited Palestine, Jordan, Istanbul
    • Model Arab League
    • biking and running