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...
Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series Brings Fords Back to Campus

Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series Brings Fords Back to Campus

The Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series (YAALS) connects current students, faculty, and community members to Haverford’s vibrant alumni presence in the academic world. Now in its eleventh year,  the lecture series, which invites Fords in academia to return to...
Nicholas Popper ’99 Tackles “Historie”

Nicholas Popper ’99 Tackles “Historie”

From poet to quasi-pirate, the storied life of Sir Walter Raleigh, a quintessential Renaissance man, proved to be one of most interesting yet tragic in the annals of history. Nicholas Popper ’99, assistant professor of history at the College of William and Mary spends...