In my political science class on Russian politics, I wrote a reaction memo (using assigned readings and specific arguments from the debate) to the following question that was hypothetically posed by a client corporation:

Is Russia an attractive place to invest for a foreign corporation not working in the natural resources sector?

This essay represents my ability to analyze a political debate and synthesize the information to write a memo answering a client’s question.


To represent my business writing and analytical skills, this writing sample highlights a rhetorical analysis of a company’s social media presence on Instagram. This call for proposal was written for a business writing class but uses a real company as an example. It showcases my ability to analyze information and write proposals or other formal documents for clients in a clear way.


This essay was written for a political science class, Global Perspective on Democracy. It covers the how of democratization, specifically the process/modes of democratization, the significant events, and the major actors involved in South Africa’s case.


A final professional piece of writing I have is a blog post I wrote for a client’s website. The goal of this article was to inform businesses and individuals about updates on various social media platforms. This writing shows my ability to repurpose information and write it clearly for the audience.


This interview essay represents my skill of writing concisely and reflecting. In a business writing class, I performed an interview with an attorney and wrote a reflection on the interview and key takeaways about writing in the legal field. I was able to analyze and synthesize the interview to write this analytical summary.


This writing sample is from a college class about American diplomatic history at George Washington University. We were given 28 documents to read and analyze what major theme from the class was prevalent. This essay represents my critical thinking skills. I was able to compare and contrast 28 documents to find a recurring theme we studied in class. I took that theme and wrote an essay with a clear argument and supporting evidence.