Fall 2017 Cohort - The Ethics of Housing

  • Amelia Queen

    Amelia graduated summa cum laude from KSU in May of 2017 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Communication and a minor in Asian Studies. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in International Policy Management and is completing a Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Ethics from The Siegel Institute for Leadership, Ethics and Character. While completing her undergraduate degree, Amelia served as the VP of Strategic Communication for Lambda Pi Eta Communication Honor Society, and was a part of the Student Assistance for Leadership in Teaching program as a Presidential Scholar working for The Siegel Institute. Her future plans are to attend law school and work in the field of International Law.

    • Valerie Smith

      Valerie Smith is currently pursuing her Master of Arts in Professional Writing with a concentration in Creative Writing at Kennesaw State University where she is a Graduate Teaching Assistant of first-year composition. She is currently in her second internship with the Georgia Writer’s Association and serving as a Graduate Assistant with the KSU Writing Center.

       Valerie is a creative writer, and her poems have most recently appeared in Exit 271: Your Georgia Writers Resource and BlazeVOX15. She has been selected to read her poetry at the Decatur Book Festival and KSU’s Symposium of Student Scholars. She also lectured on critical communication for the 2017 Metro-Atlanta Collegiate Leadership Summit. Understanding that research is invaluable to her creativity, she plans to contribute to the research into the Ethics of Housing, particularly regentrification due to sports entertainment venues in the Atlanta area.