Graduate Student Program Assistant

Jessica Peck

   M.A. Candidate, European Studies

Jessica Peck is a graduate student at the University of Virginia pursuing an Accelerated M.A. in European Studies. Jessica graduated with a B.A. in Global Studies - Security and Justice and a Minor in German from the University of Virginia in 2020. She works as the Program Assistant for the UVA Center for European Studies, as well as the Program Assistant for the UVA Center for German Studies. Her areas of academic interest include postcolonial studies and migration. She is currently researching the Humboldt-Forum, which will open in Berlin at the end of 2020. She wrote her undergraduate capstone thesis on Hungarian government discourse toward migration from 2017 to 2019. As an undergraduate, she participated in a European Union study abroad program based in Freiburg, Germany.  Jessica was previously an intern at the U.S. Department of State in the Office of Central European Affairs. 

Education:

M.A. Candidate in European Studies (2021)

B.A. in Global Studies - Security and Justice, University of Virginia (2020)

Contact: jmp4dz@virginia.edu