Research on Media Portrayals of American Society in Germany

Heather Painter '13

Hometown:  Pittsburgh, PA
Majors:  Political Science, English and German
Pre-Professional Program:  Pre-Law

Magellan Project Description:
I will be examining the roles of cultural stereotypes and misconceptions and their impact on the way Germans and Americans interact on a political basis.

How will your Magellan Project help with your plans after graduation?
Aspiring to work in the field of international law someday, this project will allot me to gain perspective into some of the obstacles hindering our country from having the most beneficial relations with other countries.