20152016

Undergraduate Fellows

  • Jeremy Cohen

    2015-16 Undergraduate Humanities Forum Chair

    Classical Studies

    College of Arts and Sciences, 2017

    Project: Same-Sex Unions in the Politics of Ancient History

    Jeremy is a Classics major studying ancient languages and literatures, except when he's more interested in everything else. He has, at times, thought himself a student of statistics, anthropology, intellectual... (more)

  • Sarah Engell

    American History, Political Science

    College of Arts and Sciences, 2016

    Project: Replacing Periods with Question Marks: A Study of the Role of Public Education in Kanawha County, West Virginia

    Sarah is a History major with a concentration in American history and a minor in Political Science. Her general research interests include cultural history, the intersection between public policy and culture, and... (more)

  • Marco Herndon

    Urban Studies, Latin American & Latino Studies

    College of Arts and Sciences, 2016

    Project: Soy Moderno y No Quiero Locas

    Marco is an Urban Studies major whose research focuses on contemporary urban Latin American history and international development studies. Over his undergraduate career, Marco has honed these research interests... (more)

  • Helen Hunter

    2015-16 Undergraduate Humanities Forum Steering Committee

    History

    College of Arts and Sciences, 2016

    Project: Redefining American Motherhood: Emily Mudd's Mission at Home and Abroad

    Helen Hunter is a history major focusing on race and gender in American history. Also an anthropology minor, Helen is particularly interested on the way societal norms affect individuals, and vice versa. Helen has... (more)

  • Hannah Judd

    Music

    College of Arts and Sciences, 2017

    Project: Navigating Gender: Billy Tipton and the Jazz Culture of Masculinity

    Hannah is a music major whose broad research interests include jazz studies and gender theory, and her studies are focused on ethnomusicology, nonfiction creative writing, and composition. Her project centers on... (more)

  • Erich Kessel

    2015-16 Undergraduate Humanities Forum Steering Committee

    History of Art

    College of Arts and Sciences, 2016

    Project: Black Performance’s Remains in Mapplethorpe’s Black Book

  • Thomson (Izzy) Korostoff

    Urban Studies

    College of Arts and Sciences, 2018

    Project: Ill-Fame on Blackberry Alley: Prostitution in 19th Century Philadelphia

    Thomson studies people and places through the lenses of geography, history, and literature. His research interests include urban historical geography, spatial history,urban morphology (as both an aesthetic and... (more)

  • Sofia Amalia Lund

    History of Art and Comparative Literature

    College of Arts and Sciences, 2016

    Project: Gallery 404

  • Gabriel Ojeda-Sague

    English

    College of Arts and Sciences, 2016

    Project: Plague Desires: A Re-reading of HIV/AIDS Politics in Contemporary Gay Pornography

    Gabriel is pursuing a degree in English with a concentration in 20th Century Literature. His studies center around queer theory and queer literature of the 20th Century. His honors thesis, Then Another and Another,... (more)

  • Eileen Wang

    Health and Societies

    College of Arts and Sciences, 2016

    Project: Choice, Control and Childbirth: Cesarean Deliveries on Maternal Request in Shanghai, China

    Eileen is a senior majoring in Health and Societies, with a concentration in global health, and minoring in Anthropology. Her research interests revolve around exploring issues of maternal-child health and... (more)

  • Xeno Washburne

    English; Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies

    College of Arts and Sciences, 2016

    Project: Autistic Gender Non-Conformity: Negotiating Narratives of Pathology