University of Michigan Department of Political Science Honors Program alum, Lauren Shepard, has been nominated and is now a finalist for the Rhodes and Marshall Scholarships.

Lauren Shepard graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. During her undergraduate career, she was also a research assistant to Professor Margo Schlanger with the Civil Rights Legislation Clearinghouse at the Law School. She interned with the American Civil Liberties Union, the sexual assault team at the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office, and at a law firm in Ireland.

Shepard also served as an associate justice of the Central Student Judiciary and was on the advisory board for the Office of Student Conflict Resolution.