FELICIA KALKMAN '19
Major: Political Communication
Felicia is a senior majoring in Political Communication. Throughout her collegiate debate career, Felicia has debated at the Newseum, French Embassy, and on college campuses across the country. When she's not debating, she's writing for MediaFile or coaching debate at Georgetown Day School.
ANISH ANANDARAM '19
Major: International Economics and Statistics
Anish Anandaram is a senior at the Elliott School majoring in international economics. Through GWDebate he's presented at the EU embassy and has had the opportunity to interact with people from a plethora of backgrounds including policymakers at think-tanks, the military and notable academia.
OLIVIA DUGAN '20
Majors: Political Science and Criminal Justice
Olivia is a junior from Kansas City, Missouri majoring in Political Science and Criminal Justice with a minor in Journalism in the Columbian School of Arts and Science. Olivia has spent eight months interning at Capital Hill as a legislative intern for Congressman Roger Marshall. She is a current member of GW-TV, as well a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority. Olivia also enjoys visiting museums and exploring the city.
SEAN O'NEIL '21
Majors: Political Science and Economics
Sean O’Neil is a rising sophomore studying Political Science and Economics at George Washington University. Skills gained through debate have aided Sean in obtaining an internship in the Office of Congressman Erik Paulsen, and afforded him the opportunity to travel to France. Alongside debate, Sean is the President and Founder of The George Washington University Lawn Sports Club.
JEFFREY SCOTT LEAR '18
Jeffrey, affectionately known on the team as Jeff-Scott, is a graduate student in the School of Business . Jeff-Scott has used the opportunities and skills gained on the team to travel the world, work in the government, and manage a small political communications start up during his time at GW. Jeff-Scott loves to watch sports and follows every Cleveland sports team closely.
CYNTHIA YUE '22
Majors: International Affairs and Economics
Cynthia is a freshman at the George Washington University and plans on double majoring in International Affairs and Economics. She has worked as a Page in the United States Senate and served as the statewide Secretary-General of the Tennessee Model United Nations Conference, Lieutenant Governor and International Committee Representative for Key Club International, and a children’s rights advocate and Co-Youth Representative for the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. In her spare time, she enjoys writing and volunteering in her local community.
HAILEY KNOWLES '22
Major: International Affairs
Hailey is a freshman majoring in international affairs originally from Las Vegas, Nevada. She is a part of the GW honors program and has participated in debate for three years throughout high school, winning various awards in Nevada and beyond.