Authors

STUDENT AUTHORS

Clint Hall, Public Health Studies major, E&M minor. A member of the Johns Hopkins University Class of 2014, Clint serves as the Social Chair for the Men’s Club Volleyball team and is a brother of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.  He has had overseas experience in both Uganda and Senegal researching public health education and behavior change, respectively.  He intends on pursuing a marketing concentration within his Entrepreneurship & Management minor, seeking to incorporate his knowledge within his public health career. Currently, Clint has no set plans after graduation.

Kara Deppe, English and Economics Double-Major, E&M and Financial Economics Double-Minor. At Johns Hopkins, Kara serves as the Vice President of Finance for her sorority, Pi Beta Phi, and she is looking forward to working as a Financial Accounting Course Assistant this fall. In her spare time, she enjoys playing sports and even coaches a girls’ travel softball team. Her professional experience in banking and finance in both New Jersey and New York City has made her very excited to pursue a career in investment banking following her graduation in 2014.

Jenna Link, Psychology and Writing Seminars Double Major, E&M Minor. As a student at Johns Hopkins University, Jenna is Vice President of Membership for the American Marketing Association, a graphic designer for the Hopkins Creative Services, and a sister of the Phi Mu fraternity. She has worked at several advertising firms in the New Jersey and New York area and has promoted clothing and beauty companies by using traditional and social media. Jenna plans on pursuing advertising or public relations after graduation, using her creative experiences and writing skills to guide her career.

Danielle Stern, East Asian Studies Major. As a member of the class of 2014 at Johns Hopkins University, Danielle is a Course Assistant for CLE’s Business Law I and II, the Vice President of the Jewish Students Association, and the Co-President and Founder of JHU’s newest dance group, Listen Up Tap. She is currently an intern with the Human Rights Campaign and enjoys writing and dancing in her free time. Danielle plans to complete a research project in Japan after graduation, and she would eventually like to continue on to medical school.

Sinan Ozdemir, BA/MA Pure Math Major. Sinan is finishing his last year of his 4 year combined BA/MA program in Pure Math. He has TA-ed 5 classes and also works at Levering Hall and at a technical startup in Baltimore where he has recently filed a patent for algorithms he developed. Sinan attends several conferences all over the east coast as a speaker on mathematical research he has completed and is excited to be a Course Assistant for Oral Presentations.

Devin Alessio, Writing Seminars and Italian Studies Double Major. Devin serves as the Arts & Entertainment Editor of the Johns Hopkins News-Letter and the Vice President – Academic Excellence of her sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma. Her editorial internships in both Baltimore and New York City have inspired her to pursue a career in digital journalism after she graduates in 2014.

David White, Writing Seminars Major, E&M Minor. Dave is a sophomore from Moorestown, New Jersey and serves as a course assistant for three classes in the Center for Leadership Education at Johns Hopkins. He works as a tutor for the SAT and manages the social media of a startup chocolate company on campus. He is very excited to be the editor of The Leader’s Edge and wishes everyone the best in the coming school year.

FACULTY ADVISOR

Keith Quesenberry, Lecturer in the Center for Leadership Educaton. Professor Quesenberry brings 17 years communication experience as a creative director and copywriter on marketing campaigns for Fortune 500 corporations like Exxon Mobil, Delta Air Lines, Hershey and Washington Post. He has won advertising creative, public relations and digital marketing awards and been featured in trade publications like Advertising Age. Keith previously taught at Temple University and West Virginia University and is active in academic research. He blogs about social media and marketing at Adding to the Noise, http://addingtonoise.wordpress.com.

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