Kara Fort

Lansing, KS, Communication Studies and Political Science, Minor in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies
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Kara Fort (she/her/hers) is a senior from Lansing, Kansas, majoring in communication studies and political science and minoring in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies. Kara is a resident assistant at Cora Downs Residence Hall. She is also a member of the debate team and the Legal Education Accelerated Degree (LEAD) Program, as well as the president of Lambda Pi Eta, the Communications Honor Society. Additionally, Kara has participated in undergraduate research. As a research assistant for the School of Public Affairs and Administration, she worked on a National Science Foundation grant focused on state and local climate governance and litigation.

Ask me about: Debate, Undergraduate Research, Residence Life, and the LEAD Program.


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