Nine recent graduates just won fellowships to teach or conduct research around the world. Here’s where they’re going.
- Aubrey Jones ’13 won a French Government Teaching Assistantship and hopes to make a career out of teaching French language, literature and culture.
- Timothy Poterba ’13, a Fulbright scholar at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, plans to pursue a doctorate in biochemistry with a concentration on aging.
- Jenna Troop ’13 will be a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant. She hopes to pursue a transnational career.
- As a Fulbright Scholar, Ioanida Costache ’12 will research lăutari music, a Romanian/Romani musical tradition that she hopes to continue studying and performing in the future.
- Jasmine Hardy ’13, a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant, chose to work in Vietnam because of its historical emphasis on education.
- Mark Hellmer ’13 will teach at a technical institute in Siberia and conduct fieldwork in geology for a future Ph.D. dissertation. He won a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship and a Fulbright Critical Language Enhancement Award.
- Eirene Wang ’13, a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant, hopes to increase her knowledge of Russian language and culture and to promote cross-cultural discourse.
South Asia, South Africa and Central America
- Watson Fellow Lindsay Stern ’13 will introduce her creative arts program to five orphanages. In between, she’ll live and write in neighboring cities.
Ghana, Tanzania and Malaysia
- Keri Lambert ’13, a Watson Fellow, will write about the producers of rubber, Nile perch and palm oil (see page 15).