Institute for Global Citizenship
Markim Hall
651-696-6750 (fax)

Academic-Year Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Summer Hours
Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. – Noon


Lawrence Furan Lawrence Furan ’16
Lawrence is from Albany, NY. He is a chemistry major with a biochemistry emphasis minoring in biology. He loves research, music, and of course, traveling. He also enjoys helping students engage with the world through the Live It! Fund.

Farah Al Haddad Farah Al Haddad ’17
Farah is from Damascus, Syria, lived in in New Mexico for two years and is now involved in the IGC student council because of her interest in ethical civic engagement. She is also passionate about international studies, political science, and dance. Representation area: Residential Life. Chair of the 'Global Citizenship in the News' committee.

Lia Hansen Lia Hansen ’16
Lia is a junior from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is a Political Science and International Studies double major, with a Human Rights Concentration and Latin American Studies minor. Apart from the IGCSC, Lia is involved with Macalester's Model United Nations and Adelante. She is studying abroad in the Hague, the Netherlands in the fall.

Elena Lindstrom Elena Lindstrom ’17
Elena is from outside Chicago.  She plans to study Political Science and Urban Studies at Mac. Elena is a leader of Macalester Model United Nations, MacHOPE, and Lives of Commitment.  She also loves to sing and dance.  This is her second year on the council, and she is so excited!

Jonathan Melms Jonathan Melms ’16
Jonathan is from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and majoring in Neuroscience Studies. He is pursuing a career in health care and practicing as a chiropractor is a current thought. He is a member of the baseball team and a leader for the Macalester Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Jonathan loves to engage with cultures and people, and he embraces being on the council.

Phyong Pham Phuong Pham ’16
Phuong is from Sioux Falls, SD. She is a biology major with a neurobiology emphasis. Through research experiences, she has decided to pursue a career in medicine. This is her second year on the council and she values how the IGCSC supports student engagement through global service projects.

placeholder graphic Brendan Rome ’15
Brendan is a senior double majoring in Philosophy and English with a Critical Theory concentration. He is from Fox Island, WA. In addition to his studies, he enjoys playing bagpipes and penny whistle, collecting music and books, cooking, exploring the outdoors, and watching cult and art house movies.

William Theriac William Theriac ’16
William is from Spartanburg, SC by way of Louisville, KY. He is a History and IS double major who serves on the IGCSC as the IGC Dean's Office liaison in the spring semester. This fall semester he is studying abroad in Valladolid, Spain, and looking forward to visiting his family's ancestral village in Switzerland.

Jinghing Yang Jingjing Yang ’16
Jingjing is a junior from Shanghai, China. She majors in International Studies, and minors in Anthropology. She is also interested in African Studies. This is her second year serving on the IGCSC and it has been one of her best experiences at Mac so far.

spring 2015 Advisors