ESP Biography



KELSEY BECKER, MIT Senior | Media Studies, Management, PoliSci




Major: Media Studies / Management

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2019

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Kelsey is from North Dakota, and has a bunch of fun trivia she can tell you about it.
She loves doing too much, and reflects that in her double major of Comparative Media Studies and Management with a minor in Political Science. Kelsey's main pride in life is that she is a two time national athlete in US Collegiate Curling, which sounds way more impressive than it actually is. Her goal in life is to visit every modern Olympic stadium.



Past Classes

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How to Study Abroad without Dying in Splash 2018 (Nov. 17 - 18, 2018)
Ever wonder what it's like to live abroad? Learn the do's and don'ts of studying abroad including what to pack, what to expect, and how not to die.


All the World's a Game: Game Theory in International Relations in Spark 2018 (Mar. 17 - 18, 2018)
Game theory tries to predict the choices that perfectly rational decision-makers make in given situations. We'll go over some basic two-player games and discuss how we can apply these theories to the interactions between countries!


All the World's a Game: Game Theory in International Relations in Spark 2017 (Mar. 11 - 12, 2017)
Game theory tries to predict the choices that perfectly rational decision-makers make in given situations. We'll go over some basic two-player games and discuss how we can apply these theories to the interactions between countries!


How to Study Abroad without Dying in Splash 2016 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2016)
Ever wonder what it's like to live abroad? Find out from someone who lived in a tent in Greece for two months. Learn the do's and don'ts of studying abroad including what to pack, what to expect, and how not to die.


All the World's a Game: Game Theory in International Relations in Splash 2016 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2016)
Come watch MIT Class of 2019's sole Political Science major and her Mechanical Engineering friend plagiarize our 17.41 professor and discuss how we can use game theory to analyze international relations!


How to Olympics in Spark 2016 (Mar. 12 - 13, 2016)
Every four years, nations from around the globe gather to go head to head in physical feats that amaze the world. Learn about the 42 disciplines that compose these games including rules and who to watch in a rapid fire format. Think about how cool you'll be when you explain the intricacies of handball, rhythmic gymnastics, and synchronized swimming (along with sports that people actually care about) to all of your friends this summer during Rio 2016.


Who Are You People?: An Intro to the 2016 Candidates in Splash 2015 (Nov. 21 - 22, 2015)
Does the idea of President Trump excite or terrify you? Could you recognize Martin O’Malley or Lindsey Graham in a lineup? The upcoming election cycle is riddled with candidates from near and far all vying to become the next president of the United States, but who are they really? What do they and do they not support? Is Bernie Sanders just a pretty face and nothing else? Find out, and be in the know for the next year as news outlets refuse to talk about anything else.


How to Olympics in Splash 2015 (Nov. 21 - 22, 2015)
Every four years, nations from around the globe gather to go head to head in physical feats that amaze the world. Learn about the 41 disciplines that compose these games including rules and who to watch in a rapid fire format. Think about how cool you'll be when you explain the intricacies of handball, rhythmic gymnastics, and synchronized swimming (along with sports that people actually care about) to all of your friends this summer during Rio 2016.