Originally from Memphis, TN, Emma moved to New Orleans to study Economics and Linguistics at Tulane University (’21). Emma studied abroad through the Stacy Mandel Palagye and Keith Palagye Program for Middle East Peace, learning about politics and conflict in Jerusalem and Amman alongside a cohort of Tulane students. As a student, Emma conducted research in the Tulane Economics and Anthropology departments, as well as gender and politics research at Newcomb Institute. They enjoy outdoor adventures, making art, and learning about the world and its languages.
Emma assists with Office of Study Abroad communications, programming, and front desk operations. They assist with the Global Perspectives series and other events with an international lens at Tulane. Contact them with questions about OSA programming at Tulane or to get a recent Tulane alum's perspective on studying abroad.