Renee LaReau | February 4, 2015
Notre Dame senior Brenna Gautam has been selected to receive the 2015 Yarrow Award from the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. The Yarrow Award is given annually to a peace studies undergraduate student who demonstrates academic excellence and commitment to service in peace and justice.
Gautam, a history and peace studies major from Clarksville, Tenn., will accept her award at the Kroc Institute’s undergraduate recognition ceremony on May 15.
As a student, Gautam conducted research for the Bureau of International Security and Arms Control in the U.S. State Department and the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation in Washington, D.C. She also interned for Democracy for Development, a Kosovo-based think tank, where she conducted research in Kosovo and Serbia that focused on Kosovar political parties as well as the relationship between customs laws and security in various countries.
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