Mekenah Merrill

Hometown: Somonauk, IL

Education:

B.A. Political Science, University of Illionois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016

M.A. International Studies, University of Denver - Josef Korbel School of International Studies, expected Spring 2018

Mekenah is interested in East Asia, international security, and is pursuing a Homeland Security certificate. She completed an undergraduate thesis entitled, "Voting in Taiwan and China: A Comparative Analysis on the Impact of Educational Attainment on Voter Turnout in Taiwan and China."