Brett Gooden graduated with his Bachelor’s in Political Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2011. He moved to Munich from Taiwan in 2016 to pursue his Master’s degree in American Studies at Ludwig-Maximilians Universität.
Sakina Gröppmaier did her Master’s degree in American Studies at LMU Munich from 2016-2018 after finishing her undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto in English Literature and History. She is currently pursuing a PhD at the Amerika-Institut at LMU Munich.
Stephanie Shousha studied abroad from 2012-2013 at LMU Munich during her second year of undergraduate studies at McGill University in Canada. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Water Resources in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Montreal.
DL Moffitt is from Louisville, Kentucky and attended George Mason University at the time of his FU-BEST program. As a European History major, FU-BEST was a great fit for DL and now he holds a position as a Fulbright Teaching Fellow in Dresden, Germany.
An alumna of the FU-BEST program, Jennifer Pampolina describes following her interest in international affairs and German language to Berlin and the transformative nature of her study abroad experience.