美国的Humanities 和 Social Science 专业
美国的“文科”专业涉及广泛，其中也包括Humanities 和Social Science这两大领域。那么，这两大领域又都涵盖了哪些专业？这些专业的就业前景如何？ 今天我们特意请来了四位Humanities 和Social Science 相关专业出身的外交官和一位富布赖特学者，请他们来分享下自己的学习和工作经历，和大家一起聊聊美国的 “人文科学”和“社会科学”的“文科”专业。
Keith Devereaux is a Vice Consul serving in the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. Prior to joining the Foreign Service, Keith worked for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Policy and also served as a Legislative Assistant in the U.S. House of Representatives. Keith earned a Master of Public Administration at the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics at the College of William and Mary. His wife, Merah Baird, is also a Vice Consul at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing.
Gregory David is a Second Secretary currently serving as Vice Consul in the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy, Beijing. Prior to joining the Foreign Service, he was an officer and federal investigator with the United States Air Force.
Greg holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in social studies from Harvard University. Greg is originally from Trinidad and Tobago, but grew up in upstate New York. His wife, Purnima, a certified Shiatsu Therapist and Reiki master, is currently studying acupuncture here in Beijing, China.
Adam W. Bentley is a Second Secretary currently serving as Vice Consul in the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy, Beijing. Adam is also a lawyer licensed to practice in California, and prior to joining the Foreign Service, he was a complex commercial litigator at a major international law firm in Los Angeles for several years.
Adam holds a Juris Doctor in law from UCLA, and a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from Brigham Young University. Adam is an Eagle Scout and was born and raised in Montana. He and his wife, Natascha, have two sons.
Jacqueline Jin is currently serving her first tour in the United States Foreign Service as the Office Management Specialist supporting the Deputy Political Minister Counselor as well as the Political section. Prior to joining the Foreign Service, she served in Washington, D.C. for the Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom and previously, she worked in the Bureau of Human Resources organizing the first day of orientation for all new Foreign Service hires. During her free time, she enjoys volunteering and served on the Board of Directors for a non-profit organization, Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership where she promoted Asian American interests in public service careers and organized leadership programs and workshops to provide knowledge to the community regarding policies affecting the Asian American community.
Wang Xi is a PhD candidate in the Department of Geography at the University of Colorado-Boulder. Her doctoral research examines electricity sector planning in China. She is currently conducting fieldwork in Beijing and Inner Mongolia as a 2016-2017 Fulbright Research Fellow, and is affiliated with Beijing Normal University.
Ms. Wang has worked on renewable energy policy at the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory and as a Breakthrough Generation Fellow at the research think tank The Breakthrough Institute. Prior to graduate school, she worked as a strategy and technology consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton in Washington, D.C. Ms. Wang holds a Master of Science from the University of Colorado and a Bachelors of Arts from Cornell University.
NOTE: This event is open to the general public free of charge. Audio or video recording of the program will not be permitted. Press inquiries should be directed to the U.S. Embassy Press Office.
You must bring a valid photo ID and your registration confirmation email in order to get into the Beijing American Center (BAC). Large bags will not be allowed into the program area of BAC. Laptops and larger electrical/electronic devices will not be allowed into BAC program area.
You must arrive at the Embassy BAC entrance no later than half an hour of the program starting time for check in. You will NOT be admitted if you arrive half an hour after the program has started.
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For security reasons, the BAC staff reserves the right to refuse entry to anyone.
Location: No. 55 An Jia Lou Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing (East Gate of the U.S. Embassy).
Directions: Metro Line 10, Liangmaqiao Station Exit B, walk northeast to the Tian Ze Road intersection of An Jia Lou Road, north side of the Visas Office.
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