The Harlan Cleveland Award for Excellence in International Policy Issues 2013: 
Kexin "Kitty" Zheng

Kitty Zheng 2013

This year’s recipient is Kexin “Kitty” Zheng.  She combined her major in International Relations in the Maxwell School with a major in Magazine from the Newhouse School of Communications.  Her geographic region concentration is Asia, and her topic concentration is International Security & Diplomacy. She was a member of our 2013 delegation to the National Model United Nations conference portraying the Czech Republic, where she served as a representative of General Assembly Second Committee on Economic and Financial Matters.  She studied abroad with our SU Center at Tsinghua University in Beijing and at our SU Center in Madrid, Spain.  She is fluent in Spanish, and she was an outstanding participant in our Maxwell-in-Washington International Relations semester, where she interned at Foreign Policy magazine. Our Washington, DC, Center Director, Ryan Williams, writes that she “is far and away one of the most impressive students” to come through the DC Program while he has been director.