Abigail (Abby) Hauer ’21 of Baltimore, Maryland, is a Mathematical Economics and Public Policy double major with minors in Political Science and Peace and Justice Studies. She is a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon International Economics Honor Society and ranks in the top one percent of the senior class. She was awarded the Malcolm R. Dougherty Mathematical Award in 2018, the William F. Muhlenberg Award in 2019, as well as the Senior Scholarship Prize in 2020. She is a recipient of Gettysburg’s Presidential Scholarship.
At Gettysburg, Abby is involved in Student Senate, serving on the Executive Board as the Parliamentarian during the 2018-19 academic year. She is also a founder of the Public Policy Student Council, serves as a teaching assistant for the Economics Department, and as a tour guide for the Office of Admissions. In the spring 2020 semester, Abby studied in Kathmandu, Nepal, where she analyzed development, gender, and social change in the Himalaya.
During the summer of 2019, Abby interned with the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System and in the summer of 2020 interned with the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland working on the research team. She was named a Fielding Center Associate during the fall 2019 semester.
After graduation, Abby plans to attend law school, potentially pursuing a dual JD/MBA or JD/Master’s in Public Policy program.