Emma Love ’22, of Darien, Connecticut, is a political science and public policy double major and a peace & justice studies minor. She is a member of Pi Sigma Alpha and the Political Science National Honor Society, and is a recipient of the David Wills Scholarship.
Emma co-founded Survivors of Gettysburg, a student-activist organization on campus dedicated to raising awareness among the student body regarding sexual violence and advocating for changes in administrative policy. She serves as the organization’s legal and policy researcher, as well as being a member of the group’s public relations team. After being invited to join a nation-wide coalition of other student-activists, Emma serves as the policy co-coordinator for the University Survivors Movement. In this role, she helps to represent the national organization in communications with the Department of Education and members of Congress, as well as researching federal sexual misconduct policies and laws impacting American higher education. A personal highlight was being invited to speak at a spring 2021 meeting held by the Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights to discuss the Biden administration’s plans to amend the current Title IX rule.
After graduation, Emma is considering attending either law school or graduate school to pursue political science or public policy studies.