Milena Kagel

Ms. Milena Kagel is a research intern at AGI for the summer of 2022. She supports resident fellows with their research projects, manages databases, and helps organize and document AGI events.

Ms. Kagel graduated from Oberlin College in 2020, where she studied History and German Studies. She spent her third year of college studying abroad at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich as part of an exchange program sponsored by the Federation of German-American Clubs. Her research interests include topics related to migration, education, historical memory and youth culture in Germany and Austria.

After graduating from college, Ms. Kagel spent two years work as an English Teaching Assistant through Fulbright Austria’s USTA program. She will begin a Master’s program in History at the University of Vienna this fall.

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