I am concentrating in International Relations, with a focus on Politics, Culture and Identity. I have worked with the Swearer Center and multiple Providence communities since 2007, focusing on programs that empower youth and adults to break the cycle of poverty through community-building and the arts. I have worked with the Swearer Center to incorporate examinations of race, class, and privilege in the context of community service amongst Brown students, Brown staff and Providence residents. This experiential learning has deepened my academic understanding of social inequalities and has given me an opportunity to critically engage my personal role in public service and social justice.
Maura Pavalow ’11