Kai Stuckey is a first-year Master's student in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, concentrating in Global Politics and Security. She is also pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Refugee and Humanitarian Crises. Furthermore, her investigation centers around the ethics underlying western NGOs and their adverse effects on formerly colonized countries. Prior to Georgetown, Kai worked and volunteered abroad in Peru, Spain, Turkey and Thailand as an English language instructor. In this capacity she analyzed the equitable resources between her students from varying environments and implemented diverse curricula. While abroad, Kai assisted in the official translation and interpretation of Palabras Viajeras, a collection of Central American feminist poetry. During the summer of 2020, the height of the Black Lives Matter campaign, she interned for the National Black Justice Coalition. She was tasked with researching the racial disparities Black children encounter in education, Black women in health, and issues Black LBGTQ+ members face. Her work led to a co-authored article, "The Problem With the 'Police Kill White People Too' Narrative" featured in TheGrio.
Kai received Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Spanish from Howard University and studied abroad in Costa Rica, Spain and Turkey. Her honors thesis examined the caste system parallels between Turkish Kurds and Black Americans. A Colorado native, she enjoys the mountains, outdoor concerts and global travel. "
"I chose MSFS because of the myrdiad of opporunities and classes offered, as well as a robust international student body."
Stuckey, Kai, and David Johns. “The Problem with the ‘police Kill White People Too’ Narrative : TheGrio.” TheGrio, https://www.facebook.com/theGrio/, 24 June 2020, https://thegrio.com/2020/06/24/police-kill-white-people-too-narrative/.