Brittney Melloy

Brittney Melloy is an International Affairs student at the George Washington University’s Elliot School of International Affairs. She was accepted to the GWU Global Scholars Program studying Media and Education in Islamic Southeast Asia, and her interests have since been centered on Indonesia. Last year she interned for the Embassy of Indonesia’s Press and Information department in Washington, DC. Brittney spent last summer in Yogyakarta, researching the use of social media in pesantren under the GW Gamow Undergraduate Research Fellowship. She hopes mastering Bahasa Indonesia will help her to build upon her research and further her academic and professional goals as an anthropologist specializing in Indonesian cultures