At the end of her study at Lewis & Clark, Ella received the prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Russia. She spent her next academic year teaching English at Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University in Kaliningrad (Königsberg) and researching the city’s history and identity. She kept a blog about her experience in Russia: http://www. kaliningradka.blogspot.com/. Currently, Ella is a PhD student in U.S. History at Harvard University.