YPPP Team

Dr. Elizabeth Matto
Dr. Elizabeth Matto

Dr. Elizabeth Matto

Elizabeth Matto is the Director of the Youth Political Participation Program (YPPP) and leads YPPP’s research, educational, and service efforts. She earned her Ph.D. in American Politics at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and is an Assistant Research Professor at the Eagleton Institute of Politics.
Brendan L. Keating
Brendan L. Keating

Brendan L. Keating

Brendan is the new program coordinator for YPPP. Brendan earned his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Master's from the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations. In addition, he also sits on the Board of Directors of The League of Women Voters of New Jersey.
Rhiannon Jones
Rhiannon Jones

Rhiannon-Jones

Rhiannon Jones is senior Douglass woman majoring in Planning & Public Policy and Sociology and minoring in Africana Studies. She is excited to be a Ralph W. Voorhees Public Service Fellow this year and hopes the community based research she conducts will help prepare her for a career in program development and implementation research post-graduation.
Julia Stadlinger
Julia Stadlinger

Julia Stadlinger

Julia is currently a Junior at Rutgers studying Public Policy. She hopes to attend graduate school and eventually work in the non-profit sector to help advance women’s rights in the domestic and international sphere.
Ryan Norman
Ryan Norman

Ryan Norman

Katie Leach
Katie Leach

Katie Leach

Aasha Shaik
Aasha Shaik

Aasha Shaik

Asya Johnson-Baldeo
Asya Johnson-Baldeo

Asya Johnson-Baldeo

Casie Salvadore
Casie Salvadore

Casie Salvadore

Gianna Baldev
Gianna Baldev

Gianna Baldev

Kenta Imamura
Kenta Imamura

Kenta Imamura

Madhu Mohanmurali
Madhu Mohanmurali

Madhu Mohanmurali

Meghan Shokoff
Meghan Shokoff

Meghan Shokoff

Monica Beshay
Monica Beshay

Monica Beshay

Monica Beshay is currently a sophomore double majoring in Political Science and Public Policy. She hopes to further her education by receiving a law degree, and eventually working in a public office. She hopes to create a positive change for society. 
Roshani Parikh
Roshani Parikh

Roshani Parikh

Sonay Barazesh
Sonay Barazesh

Sonay Barazesh

Talyah Basit
Talyah Basit

Talyah Basit

Ryan Berger
Ryan Berger

Ryan Berger

Katherine Budinsky
Katherine Budinsky

Katherine Budinsky