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Shana Brouder

Class of 2016
Major/Minor: International Studies and German Studies Double Major, Concentrations in European Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, and African Studies

Campus Involvement
  • SEB Director of Traditions, School Spirit, and Main Stage Events (2015 - 2016)
  • International Studies Council President (2015 - 2016)
  • Head Delegate (2014-2016)
  • Publicity Intern for the Office of Student Engagement (2016)
  • German Club Treasurer (2013 - 2014 & 2015 - 2016)
  • Staff Writer for The Odyssey at Washington College (2015 - 2016)
  • SEB Arts and Entertainment Director (2013 - 2014)
  • International Studies Secretary (2013 - 2014)
  • SEB First Year Director (2012 - 2013)


Shana is currently working on a dual thesis written in German with an English summary titled “Schwarz-Rot-Gold: Der neue deutsche Patriotismus in dem 21.Jahrhundert” [Black-Red-Gold: The New German Patriotoism in the 21st Century] for her Senior Capstone Experience. 


Cater Society of Junior Fellows
Alpha Chi Omega, Beta Pi - Women’s Fraternity 
Phi Beta Kappa, Theta of Maryland - National Honor Society
Delta Phi Alpha, Iota Tau - National German Honor Society
Pi Sigma Alpha, Sigma Beta - National Political Science Honor Society


International Experience
Study Abroad in Mainz, Germany from Sept. 2014 - Aug. 2015
Tanzania Summer Seminar, Summer 2014
Cultural Intern at Bactria Cultural Center in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, Summer 2014
Language School in Lüneburg, Germany from July 2014 - Sept. 2014
     Certified B2/C1 in German


Trick Question: The Legal Status of One’s Troops on Another’s Foreign Soil - Washington College Review, vol. XXII
Revisiting Failure: Could the United States Have Prevented the Rwandan Genocide? - Washington College Review, col. XXI


Presenter - Third Annual Muslim World Conference - Manila, Philippines
Presenter - Sixth Conference for Undergraduate Research in German Studies at Lafayette College


Academic Honors and Distinctions
First Year Leadership Award
Presidential Fellows Scholarship
Anne Brandt Scholarship 
Book Award at McGill’s McMUN, 2013
Honorable at Yale’s SCSY, 2015