Kate Amissah is a second year Masters student at the Sonny Astani Civil Engineering department focusing on Transportation Engineering. Miss Amissah’s keen interest in research led her to accept the position of a Research Assistant with the Bedrosian Center. Her recent research work was on “Universities Outreach to Neighboring Organizations,” using the University of Southern California as a case study to identify loopholes which are currently being addressed. Kate is also an ardent follower of the Road to the Whitehouse, and the Governance Salon series which she assists in organizing.
Kate is an international student from Ghana and is curious about politics in the United States vis-à-vis politics in her country. Developing a career in transportation, a field which is closely related to politics; she is interested in how federal and state policies affect the transportation industry. Kate holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. She served as a Teaching Assistant for the Transportation section of the Civil Engineering Department for a year after completing her undergraduate studies. Currently, Kate also holds the position of a Graduate Assistant with the METRANS Transportation Center, Sol Price School of Public Policy.Tags: Amissah, Kate Amissah