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Mihika Barua CC'15 – Global Scholar'13

Mihika Barua

Mihika is a rising junior at Columbia College. She is majoring in history with a concentration in political science and is studying Spanish to support her plan to work and study abroad in the future. After learning about 20th century Latin American cities this semester, Mihika has been interested in pursuing research on urban development issues like overcrowding, the informal economy, and slum formation. She hopes to draw on her personal experiences growing up in Mumbai, where the expanding urban population faces similar socioeconomic issues. Mihika is passionate about writing, and has worked for a business magazine in Mumbai. She also recently discovered her interest in trial advocacy and competes with the Columbia Mock Trial team on the national college circuit.

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Mihika is a rising junior at Columbia College, majoring in history with a concentration in political science and is studying Spanish to support her plan to work and study abroad in the future.