WHAT THEY LEARNED: Marla Dominguez ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Marla Dominguez ’14

The subject of Marla Dominguez’s history thesis— “From Migrants in a ‘Host Country’ to Transnational Permanence: Dominicans in New York City, 1965 – 2000”—wasn’t just an academic interest; it was inspired by her own family. “I knew ever since I matriculated [at]...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Daniel Grabell ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Daniel Grabell ’14

For his senior thesis (“Hiding the Heresy in Plain Sight: Adaptability, Hybridity & Identity in Seventeenth Century Peru”) history major Daniel Grabell examined the life of Guaman Poma, an Incan noble who in the early 1600s authored an unusual book, titled El...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Raymond DeLuca ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Raymond DeLuca ’14

Russian and history double major Raymond DeLuca originally planned to write his senior thesis about a failed anarchist uprising against the Soviet government. But after researching an English version of the group’s daily newspaper, he discovered that a group of...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Neilay Shah ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Neilay Shah ’14

History major Neilay Shah felt that historians hadn’t given the Luce-Celler Act, which President Harry Truman signed into law in 1946, enough attention. So his thesis, “The Luce-Celler Act of 1946: White Nationalism, Indian Nationalism, and the Cosmopolitan Elite,”...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Emily Mayer ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Emily Mayer ’14

San Francisco native Emily Mayer traveled across the country to come to college at Haverford, but when it came time for the history major to write her thesis she looked no further than her own Bay Area backyard. Mayer, who also graduated with a concentration in Gender...