Meet 2022 RBSI Scholar, Martha Tyler, College of William and Mary

Martha Tyler, College of William and Mary

Martha A. Tyler is a rising senior at the College of William and Mary. She is currently pursuing a major in Japanese Studies and Government, with a focus in international relations. She has received the T.J. Paynter Scholarship, the J.G. Bohannon scholarship, and has placed on her school’s Dean’s List. Through COVACCI, Virginia’s cybersecurity initiative, she has conducted research on the role racial disparities have on racial terrorism. Her interest in societal imbalances carries over to her personal life, where she is an active participant in her college’s Japanese Culture Association. Her other extracurriculars include Young Independents, an on-campus organization dedicated to non-partisan political discussion, and Diversity Fellows, a group dedicated to relaying diversity and inclusion infractions to government department faculty. Post-graduation, she aspires to enter a master’s program for political psychology, where she aims to research the link between systemic racism and cultural attitudes towards academic performance, particularly amongst K-12 students.

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