Image Gallery: Ned Flanagan
To view the artist’s gallery, click on the image thumbnail. AAPLAC extends special thanks to Kristen T. Woodward of Albright College for suggesting this feature and for providing helpful guidance with its design.
Echols Scholar, University of Virginia
Ned is a third-year undergraduate student studying Public Policy and Leadership as well as Global Development Studies and Latin American Studies at the University of Virginia. Shaped by experiences working along the U.S./Mexico border with deportees and asylum seekers from Central America, Ned has specific interests in immigration policy, humanitarian aid, and asylum law. Ned spent four months volunteering for the Kino Border Initiative (Iniciativa Kino para la Frontera) in Nogales, Sonora/Nogales, Arizona where he served daily in the aid center and regularly visited migrants in detention centers in Arizona. Before working with KBI, Ned spent four months studying Spanish, Quechua, and indigenous movements in Bolivia and Peru. As a Research Assistant with the UVA Humanitarian Collaborative, Ned has conducted research about the history, efficacy, and ethics of global humanitarian action as well as how best to promote early childhood development in crisis contexts (ECDiE).
Other Collaborators: Wenceslo Hernandez