Alexis is a freshman at the College interested in studying economics and international relations, with the hope of eventually pursuing law school. She is working as a member of the Political Discussion team where she will be collaborating to develop a coding scheme based on data from pilot surveys to help reveal some of the contextual facets that influence political engagement and avoidance. She will also be assisting Professor Settle with her book project through conducting literature reviews. Alexis is excited to learn about the intersection of personality and political discussion. Outside of the lab, Alexis is a violinist in the William & Mary Symphony Orchestra and a member of Smart Woman Securities.