Ogden Honors College senior Marlee Pittman, a native of Baton Rouge, La., has been awarded a Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship. She is the first LSU student to receive this prestigious fellowship, and one of three fellows selected for the fall of 2016.
Pittman credits her Honors thesis and current research for preparing her for the fellowship, where she will be researching and writing about the conflict in Syria and potential avenues for resolution. She will be reporting on peace negotiations as they develop as well as the geopolitical relationships between the key stakeholders in the conflict.
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