Inspiration Strikes in Berlin

August 29, 2018
Rebecca Martin in Berlin 2018

After a study abroad trip aimed at first-time travelers sparked her interest in Germany, Rebecca Rose Martin designed a research project with advisor Carmen Taleghani-Nikazm, associate professor in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, to measure Berlin residents’ opinions on immigration.

“My research journey really started when I was studying abroad,” Martin said. She surveyed Berliners to gauge their opinions on the recent swell of migrants to their city.

Martin later presented her research to congressional leaders on Capitol Hill as part of the Council on Undergraduate Research’s 2018 “Posters on the Hill”  event.

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