Nikki Brueggeman

Nikki Brueggeman

Majors: History, & Asian Studies

Research Title: Wings For Beijing: Boeing’s Role in Washington State trade and national policy with China 1993-1996

Research interests: U.S.-China foreign policy, American political views of Asia, and the American business and relations between American businesses and state representatives in the U.S. Congress.

Mentor: Dr. Emily Anderson

Status: MA in International Studies: Japan at the University of Washington (2015)
Thesis Topis:

  • The internationalization of higher education in Japan and its connections to developing economies in Southeast Asia.
  • Civilian participation in war crimes/genocide, their prosecution, and the effects of this on war memory in Post War Germany and Japan.

Where is She Now?: Working as an Education Program Officer for the World Affairs Council of Northern California

Leadership roles:

  • At Fulbright Korea (2015-2017):
    • Mentor – Korean Adolescence Mentoring Program (KAMP)
    • Staff Editor – Fulbright Korea Infusion Literary Magazine
    • Volunteer – North Korean Defector Program (NKD)
  • President, Black Student Union
  • Committee Member, Services and Activities Fees
  • Chair, Council of Multicultural Student Presidents

Accomplishments & Awards:

  • Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, 2014
  • Asian Studies Outstanding Senior, 2013
  • Showcase For Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities, Humanities, Crimson Award, 2013
  • WSU Emeritus Society Award, Humanities, 2013
  • President’s Award for Leadership and Service, 2012
  • Wayne Stanford History Scholarship, 2012
  • Raymond Muse History Scholarship, 2012
  • Claudius O. Johnson Memorial Scholarship, 2012
  • WSU Alumni Association Scholarship Award, 2011-2012
  • JASSO (Japan student Services Organization) Scholarship, 2009
  • Presidents Honor Roll, Fall 2008, Spring 2009


Educational background:

B.A. History and Asian Studies Grade Cum Laude, Washington State University (2012)


Linkedin: Nikki Brueggeman