Kara Fort (she/her/hers) is a senior from Lansing, Kansas, majoring in Communication Studies and Political Science with minors in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies and certificates in Global Awareness and Intelligence and National Security Studies. Kara has been a resident assistant in Cora Downs Hall for three years. Additionally she is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Lambda Pi Eta, the Student Conduct Hearing Board, the Student Housing Undergraduate Staff Council, and the Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence Scholars program. Kara has participated in numerous research projects at KU, including a NSF grant on state and local climate governance, a US Army TRADOC project on US and Nigerian security cooperation, and her honors thesis on small cues framing's effects on individual perceptions of international military intervention. Kara also worked in DC during the Summer of 2019 as a National Security and Intelligence Analysis intern at the Institute for the Study of War.
Ask me about: Residence Life, Double Majoring/Minoring, Certificates, the ICCAE, Research in the humanities, and Interning in DC