Excellence in Language Studies Award, Russian
Student Name: Jacqueline(Jackie) Moses
Major(s): Psychology and Russian
Bio: Jackie is a senior at Emory University studying Psychology and Russian. In addition to her coursework, Jackie conducted research in connection with Emory’s Spatial Navigation Lab, works as a Research Assistant at the Emory Infant and Child Lab, and interns at the Marcus Autism Center. At Marcus, Jackie worked in the Severe Behavior Day Treatment Program and is currently serving as a Research Assistant examining the trajectories of speech and gesture development in children with and without autism. During her study abroad, Jackie conducted cross-cultural research in the South Pacific as well as in the British Isles. At Emory, Jackie is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, Psi Chi, Dobro Slovo and Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Societies. She also served as a weekly service trip leader with the Emory Autism Center and is an enthusiastic member of the Slavic Club. Jackie credits the inspiring professors of Emory’s Russian Department for cultivating her deep interest not only in the Russian language, but also in Slavic history, music, literature and customs. Jackie’s further interests include travel, soccer, basketball, hiking, and fitness. After graduating, she plans to pursue a PhD in Clinical Psychology with a specific focus in autism.