Special Political and Decolonization Committee (SPECPOL)
Topics this year:
1. Territorial Disputes in the South China Sea
2. The Impact of the Deterioration of Law and Order on the Somali People
3. Kurdistan, a Country?
Topic background papers are available here.
Irem Khan, Chair
Hi! My name is Irem Khan, and I will be your SPECPOL chair this year! I am a junior International Studies and History Bridge major and Religious Studies minor. Originally from Memphis, I have been involved with Model UN since my freshman year of high school and have absolutely loved it! I served as the chair of SPECPOL last year and am very excited to be the chair of SPECPOL this year!
Rob Pratt, Co-Chair
I′m class of 2015. My major is International Studies. Travel Story: I was at Blenheim Palace for the passing of the Olympic torch and stood next to both the Duke of Marlborough and David Cameron. Fun Fact: I played lacrosse for 3 summers under coach Rich Wehman. Inspirational Quote: "Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss" - Douglas Adams