Jason Qu


Jason is currently a senior in the Department of German from Vancouver, Canada, and is completing his degree in the Philosophy and Intellectual History track offered by the department. He wrote his Junior Paper on the specificities of the normative vision of democratic governance that emerges from the case law of the German Constitutional Court, and is currently conducting research on his Thesis topic, which centres around the role of theology and the notion of cultural change within Carl Schmitt’s political philosophy. On campus, Jason is involved in publishing through the Princeton Journal of East Asian Studies, in acting through the L’Avant Scène French Theatre group, and in debate through the Princeton Debate Panel. In addition to European Cultural Studies, Jason is also pursuing certificates in Turkish Language and Culture, and Contemporary European Politics and Society. Jason is an avid learner of languages and an aspiring polyglot, and in addition to English and German, also speaks Mandarin Chinese, French, Turkish, and is able to read Latin.

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