Senior Spotlight — Callie Colvin ‹ Pepperdine Graphic

Junior Callie Colvin stands in the Library of Congress, where she studied in Washington D.C. in fall 2018 during her internship for the Department of Justice.

Photos courtesy of Callie Colvin

Callie Colvin can be seen just about anywhere on campus, saying hello to every person who passes. A History major hailing from Fort Worth, Texas, Colvin spoke to the Graphic about how her internship at the Department of Justice sparked her passion for advocacy and policy-making.

Which professors or classes at Pepperdine were especially noteworthy to you?

Callie Colvin: I took American History through Baseball with Professor Loretta Hunnicutt. We analyzed the social history of the U.S. by looking at baseball and how the changes made to baseball reflected the changes of the entire United States. It’s funny because I’m not a baseball fan, but I feel like now I am, a little bit.

What has been your abroad experience through Pepperdine?

CC: I did D.C. in the fall of 2018 and then Heidelberg in the spring of 2019. Then I was home for two weeks and went to Jordan with the Middle East study program in May. [Studying in Jordan] was the most life-changing month. I…

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