Elliot Gross is a junior majoring in East Asian Languages and Cultures (Chinese) with minors in International Studies and Central Eurasian Studies. In addition to studying Mandarin through the Chinese Flagship program, he has also began studying the Uyghur language. Elliot hopes to combine his language skills and area expertise in a job that relates to US national security, diplomacy, or human rights. At IU, Elliot has taught Q199: Introduction to Global Citizenship for two semesters at the Global Living Learning Community and is the Founding International Service Committee Chair for Rotaract Club at IU. He is also currently a Communications Intern at the Uyghur Human Rights Project.