University of Pennsylvania
Major: Economics and Political Science
Language: Korean (fluent), Chinese (learning), Spanish (learning)
Hyunsun Ahn is a sophomore at University of Pennsylvania majoring in Economics and Political Science. She is the research assistant and coordinator of Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program and has been working for Dr. McGann since January of 2017. She is currently conducting research on private-sector think tanks, and has helped organize the Alternative Facts Summit in D.C. and Asia Think Tank Summit in Singapore. She is also the research and communications assistant at Penn Wharton Budget Model, where she analyzes UPenn faculty’s work on business and economics. Hyunsun Ahn is the President of Asian Law and Politics Society. She researches and presents on issues related to Asian Law and Politics, and organizes events for the greater UPenn community. She was on the Dean’s List of 2016-2017 for academic excellence at UPenn. She is fluent in Korean and English, and plans to continue her study on Chinese and Spanish.