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Nellie Kassebaum

Burdick, KS, English, Minor in Public Policy
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Nellie Kassebaum (she/her/hers) is a senior majoring in English and minoring in public policy from Burdick, Kansas. She intends to utilize her degree in politics and campaigning after graduation. She serves as Director of 2017 KU Homecoming, Vice President of Sigma Delta Tau, member of Student Senate, the Dole Institute of Politics Student Advisory Board and Student Alumni Leadership Board, among other activities. As a 2017-18 Hall Center Scholar, studying and promoting the Humanities is a major priority for her. In her spare time, she enjoys running, exploring Lawrence, and creative writing.

Ask me about: navigating CLAS, Student Senate, networking with Jayhawks, and managing Type 1 Diabetes in college.


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