Shelise Rupp is from Thousand Oaks, California, and graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in English. Before coming to Provo, she had the opportunity to work as a docent at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, and she also served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Philippines. She loves the law and language and learning for its own sake, and is especially passionate about religious freedom around the world. She is grateful for the opportunities that the Center has given her to bring these loves together. And though still exploring various career options, she values the chance to work with the Center to develop skills that she hopes to use throughout her life. Shelise was a 2016 Student Fellow for the Center, and a member of the Student Management Board for 2017-2018. She was reappointed to the Board for 2018-2018. She was a member of the Master Schedule team for the 2017 International Law and Religion Symposium, and returned as Master Schedule Chair for 2018.