The Maguire Undergraduate Scholars for Ethics (MUSE) is a student-lead think tank under the direction of the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility on the tree-lined campus of Southern Methodist University.  We meet to discuss ethical issues of pressing importance and design ways to disseminate awareness on campus and to make a difference in the world.  Feel free to contact the team if you’d like to learn more.


Faculty adviser: Dallas Gingles, dgingles@smu.edu
Religious Studies, Ph.D. Student
Southern Methodist University

Member: Jordan Wondrack, jwondrack@smu.edu
Jordan is a fourth year student pursuing a degree in International Studies focusing on the Middle East and Africa with minors in Biomedical Anthropology and Political Science.  Her experience as a policy debater in tandem with her fascination with the way people make decisions pertaining to health make ethics an area of intellectual curiosity.
Southern Methodist University

Member: Ayen Bior, abior@smu.edu
Ayen is a junior focusing on Journalism and Public Policy in her undergraduate studies.  In addition to MUSE, Ayen is dedicated to SMU Amnesty International and the Innocence Project of Texas at SMU.  After graduation, she hopes to further her studies with a Master’s in Public Policy and later work on behalf of a non-profit organization that is focused on aiding refugees and internally displaced persons.

Member: Rachel Brown, rbrown@smu.edu
Rachel is a senior Hunt Leadership Scholar from Milwaukee, WI.  She will graduate in May 2012 with a major in Spanish Language and minors in Biomedical Anthropology, Latin American Studies, and Political Science.  During her time at SMU, Rachel has held various leadership roles within the SMU community, including Student Senate Scholarship Committee Chair, Student Foundation Student Ambassador, and SMU Panhellenic Executive Board’s Executive Vice President.  Rachel hopes to attend graduate school to complete her Master’s Degree in Public Health.  After completing her graduate degree, she hopes to be able to work in health programming and policy, specifically with a Latino population.  She is looking forward to a career that involves her passion of the Spanish language, Latino culture, and the study of the relationship between culture and medical care. 

Member: Alex Hoskins, ahoskins@smu.edu
Alex is a Freshman Theatre Studies major with a specialization in Directing and a minor in Arts Management.

Member: Ty Johnson, khjohnson@smu.edu
Ty Johnson is a Junior from Wichita, Kansas. She is studying Non-Profit Communications and Sociology.

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