Research Assistantship Success

Bagul Mammedova, EducationUSA Opportunity Funds alumna from Turkmenistan is currently a freshman Honors student at Jamestown Community College (SUNY) majoring in Global Studies. Together with two other outstanding international students, Bagul assisted Political Science Professor Gregory Rabb, who was an awardee of Richard P. Nathan Public Policy Fellowships 2019-2020 by Rockefeller Institute of Government to research Fiscal Stress in Small Western New York cities. As the result, Jamestown Community College became the community college to be granted this fellowship in New York! The research examined ten small cities of the state and the conditions that led to fiscal stress in 2018. Bagul’s role was to attend interviews with city mayors and work on the city budgets.