WHAT THEY LEARNED: Sydney Jones ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Sydney Jones ’15

“Politically, there are profound implications for critical studies of race and architecture,” says Syndey Jones ’15. In a year in which newsfeeds were full of young black men dead at the hands of the police, Jones’ English thesis, “Bodies Under Construction:...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Max Findley ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Max Findley ’15

Like a growing number of Fords, Max Findley ’15 was a double major—in history and chemistry—and, as such, completed two theses. But though his subjects of study straddle different branches of the liberal arts, there is still a common string of inquiry related to...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Olivia Rauss ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Olivia Rauss ’15

Olivia Rauss first became interested in the depiction of camels in Chinese art while working on a final paper on a Tang Dynasty ceramic burial camel for her junior-year seminar. So the East Asian languages and cultures major and Chinese language minor decided to spend...
Where They’re Headed: Anna Pedersen ’15

Where They’re Headed: Anna Pedersen ’15

This fall, Anna Pedersen ’15 will take the skills she learned while working in Haverford’s Writing Center to the New York University campus in Abu Dhabi, where she will be a Global Academic Fellow in writing. Her responsibilities during the 10-month fellowship will...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Josh Nadel ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Josh Nadel ’15

Economics major Josh Nadel knew that he wanted to take a more theoretical approach to his senior thesis, in lieu of a more traditional, data-driven one. Also, as a political science minor, he was interested in researching public policy. So his thesis, “Equilibria in...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Willa Austen Isikoff ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Willa Austen Isikoff ’15

Willa Austen Isikoff ’15 has long been interested in how the past affects the present and future, so it’s not surprising that when the time came she declared a history major at Haverford. Her senior thesis, “Reluctant Saviors: British Policy on the Basque Child...