What They Learned: Lena Yeakey ’19

What They Learned: Lena Yeakey ’19

The comparative literature major used her thesis to study the relationship between memory and language in the wake of civil wars, calling upon her study abroad experience in Lima, Peru, to augment her analysis of post-conflict culture in Peru and Sri Lanka.

What They Learned: Sophie Hess ’19

What They Learned: Sophie Hess ’19

The political science major studied the ways in which educational policies that group students by performance can lead to a type of intra-district segregation along racial and socioeconomic lines.

What They Learned: Ceci Silberstein ’19

What They Learned: Ceci Silberstein ’19

The first Haverford student ever to graduate with a major from the recently founded Bi-College Department of Environmental Studies used techniques she learned as a double major in mathematics to study stream health in Philadelphia.

What They Learned: Rachel Wolfson ’19

What They Learned: Rachel Wolfson ’19

The softball player and sociology major explored how trending boutique fitness studios impact contemporary notions of health, wellness, and femininity in an era defined by universalizing pushes for gender equality.