Melanie Furman

Public Management & Policy with minors in Sociology and Gender & Women's Studies

Melanie Furman

Melanie (she/her/hers) is a junior from Gilbert, Arizona, pursuing a major in Public Management and Policy with a concentration in Public Policy and minors in Sociology and Gender and Women's Studies. Guided by her passions for civic engagement, public service, and  social justice, Melanie is interested in social policy and hopes to pursue a Masters in Public Policy after she completes her undergraduate career. In the meantime, Melanie is involved in many activities at the University of Arizona. In addition to being a SBS Ambassador, Melanie is an ambassador for the Honors College and a Writing Tutor at the THINK TANK Writing Center. She also recently served as a 2021 Orientation and Welcome Leader. As a student in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Melanie's favorite experiences so far are her internships with the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office in the Elections Division and a statewide political organization. When she is not busy pursuing her academic and professional goals, Melanie enjoys watching (too much) TV, listening to a good podcast, and working out.