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Emily Sauter

Major: Communication and Political Science
Topic: The art of persuasion and applied rhetorical theory to everyday public speeches in Minnesota
Faculty Mentor:

Dr. Kevin Sauter

  • Studied for a semester during her junior year in Ireland at the University of Limerick.
  • Found her niche in the St. Thomas Anime Club, Japanese Club and Karate Club
  • As a Bush Foundation Grant recipient, studied the art of persuasion and applied rhetorical theory to everyday public speeches in Minnesota
  • Plans to present her research findings at an upcoming research conference and eventually turn them into a book about communication

What's next for Emily?

Take a year off to work as a freelance production assistant. Travel the globe. Apply to graduate schools. Contemplate a career in politics.