Corynn Smith is a fourth year undergraduate working towards a degree in East Asian Languages and Area Studies. Her fields of interest — which include socio-linguistics, cultural and linguistic anthropology, and cross-cultural communication — stem from an academic background in Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, and Linguistics. At the Walter Rand Institute, Corynn gathered and aggregated data from statewide reports and localized them to South Jersey for the benefit of various WRI projects.