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Advance Team

Advance Team

 The Riley Institute Advance Team 2018-19 with Ray Hinton and Jonathan Kubakundimana ('16)

Advance Team 2019-20


The 2019-20 Advance Team with Derek Black and Sarah McCammon, StraightTalk

Meet the 2019-20 Riley Institute Advance Team members! The Advance Team is compiled of students from many different hometowns, academic interests, and personal passions. Welcome to new and returning members, and, as always, the Riley Institute is excited about each of you joining and assisting us at Riley events during the academic year! 

The Advance Team plays an incredibly important role in the success of Riley Institute events. Their professionalism and dedication to ensure that events run seamlessly is indispensable!

This year's Advance Team leader is Shekinah Lightner ('20) from Rock Hill, SC. Her majors are Politics and International Affairs and Economics.

Advance Team 2018-19


The Riley Institute Advance Team 2018-19 with Ray Hinton and Jonathan Kubakundimana ('16)

Meet the 2018-19 Riley Institute Advance Team! Welcome to new and returning members, and, as always, the Riley Institute is looking forward to each of you joining us during the year at Riley events! The Advance Team plays an incredibly important role in the success of our events. 

This year's Advance Team leader is Jack Ligon ('19) from Atlanta, GA (Politics and International Affairs).

Advance Team 2017-18


The 2017-18 Advance Team with guest speaker Chuck Todd, StraightTalk

Meet the 2017-18 Riley Institute Advance Team! Welcome to new and returning members!

This year's Advance Team comes from Florida, Alabama, South Carolina, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Georgia, Ohio, Tennessee, Kathmandu, Nepal and China with varying majors that include Political Science, Psychology, History, Communication Studies, Ancient Greek and Roman Studies, Mathematics, Economics, French, Sociology, Chemistry, German and Poverty Studies. We, at the Riley Institue are so proud of our A-Team and look forward to working with each of you during this year's Riley events.

This year's Advance Team leader is Emma Jackson ('18) from Birmingham, AL (Political Science).

Advance Team 2016-17

The 2016-17 Riley Institute Advance Team Members!

Meet the 2016-17 Riley Institute Advance Team! We, at the Riley Institute, welcome new and returning members, and look forward to working with each of you during the upcoming Riley events!

This year's Advance Team leader is Julia Reynolds ('17) from Concord, MA (Political Science, Philosophy).

Advance Team 2015-16


The 2015-16 Advance Team with Peter D. Hart, Leading Pollster and Public Opinion Expert

The 2015-2016 Riley Institute Advance Team is compiled of 33 students from many different hometowns in the United States and different countries with a variety of academic interests, and personal passions. Meet the 2015-16 Advance Team members!

This year's Advance Team leader is Gray Johnson ('16), a Political Science major from Aiken, SC.

Advance Team 2014-15

The 2014-2015 Riley Institute Advance Team is compiled of 34 students from many different hometowns, academic interests, and personal passions. Meet this year’s Advance Team members!

This year's Advance Team leader is Logan Lundberg ('15), Political Science, Spanish, and AGRS major from Tallahassee, FL.

Advance Team 2013-14

The 2013-2014 Riley Institute Advance Team is compiled of 32 students from many different hometowns, academic interests, and personal passions. Meet this year’s Advance Team members!

This year's Advance Team leader is Katie Lowery, a Political Science major.

Advance Team 2012-13

Meet the 2012-13 Riley Institute Advance Team members! Amanda Michalski, a Political Science major from Kingsport, TN, was the Advance Team leader this year.