Meredith Lukens Wheeler: Colorado Woman Named Rhodes Scholar (NBC Affiliate)

DENVER (AP) - A Colorado woman who studies Middle Eastern politics is among the 32 American students selected as the newest Rhodes Scholars.

Meredith Lukens Wheeler of Fort Collins is a senior at Stanford who is majoring in history and political science. She has researched comparative democratization, post-coup repression and Islamic party politics in Egypt, as well as Islamic political organizations in Morocco.

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