Hannah is originally from Oberlin, OH. She graduated from Oberlin College in 2018 with a BA in History. She is interested in exploring the social history of the late Ottoman Empire and early Turkish Republic, with a focus on nationalism, welfare institutions, land reform, and food. She is current taking Turkish and hopes to add Ottoman Turkish and perhaps also Persian to her courseload while at UChicago. After her MA, she intends to enter public service.