Meet
William Plews-Ogan!


Hometown:
Washington D.C., USA

Interest:
Community and Economic Development

Education:

Bachelor of Arts, Sociology Major, The College of William & Mary  GPA: 3.89 (4-pt. scale). Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa)

Languages:
English
Spanish (Working/business proficiency)
Portuguese (Basic)

Has also lived/worked in:
Brazil
Spain
Australia
Tanzania
Kenya
Thailand
Costa Rica
Cuba
Mexico
Guatemala
Italy
France
Ireland/UK
Switzerland
Canada
reland

 

 

 

Professional Summary:

William, 23,  has over 4 years of professional experience in Ethnographic Research and Analysis; In-depth Interviewing; Communications Planning and Execution, Business Plan Management, Creative Writing and Operations Management.

1. Consultant | Human Capital, Deloitte Consulting LLP (Washington DC, USA)

2. Honors Fellow | Sociology, Charles Center, College of William & Mary(Virginia, USA)

3. Student Fellow | Journalism, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting (Washington DC, USA)

4. Independent Researcher | Sociology, R. Wayne Kernodle Award in Sociology (Virginia, USA)


Presentations:

1. Author and Accepted Presenter | Conference on pilgrimage studies entitled “Sacred Journeys: Pilgrimage and Beyond” University of Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK (June 2014)

2. Author and Accepted Presenter | Conference on pilgrimage studies, University of York, Yorkshire, UK (June 2014)

3. Invited Speaker | Guest lecture on pilgrimage and criminal justice, University of Southern Queensland, Queensland, Australia (July 2014)

4. Invited Presenter | Conference on pilgrimage studies, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (July 2014)


Publications:

1. Embedding Justice: Shaming Rituals in Reintegrative Justice Systems in Spain, California, and New South Wales, William & Mary Publish (2015)

2. Dante Heals: Inmate Rehabilitation via Fictional Pilgrimage, Inter-Disciplinary Press (2015)

3. New Justice Center: A Beacon of Hope for Oglala Sioux Amid Complex Challenges, “Untold Stories” from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting (2015)

4. Community mental health strategies in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil: 90-page independent study paper completed with SIT


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