Recent Graduates

Grace Chen

Grace Chen

Class of 2015, America Field
Research Assistant, Division of Women's Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Thesis Title: Ambiguous Authenticity and Culinary Connection: Joyce Chen's Chinese Cuisine in Cambridge, Massachussetts, 1949-1982

Sam Greenberg

Sam Greenberg

Class of 2014, America Field
Co-founder, Y2Y Harvard Square

Thesis Title: “Through No Fault of Their Own”: Responses to Homelessness and the Framework of the Deserving and Undeserving Poor in Harvard …

John Griffin

John Griffin

Class of 2016, American Studies
Policy Associate with Democrats for Education Reform, Massachusetts

Thesis Title: Writing the Past and Shaping the Future: Historical Revision and Local Color Fiction in Post-Reconstruction Louisiana

Mattie Kahn

Mattie Kahn

Class of 2015, America Field
News writer, ELLE.com

Thesis Title: "A Magazine of High Character": Failure, Foresight, and the Literary Project of Edgar Allan Poe

Anita Lo

Anita Lo

Class of 2016, American Studies (secondary in Ethnicity, Migration, Rights)
Compliance Specialist, Jane Street

Thesis Title: The I-Hotel in Social Movement and Collective Memory

Lucia Millham

Lucia Millham

Class of 2016, Modern Europe
Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Student, Johns Hopkins University

Thesis Title: Language and Legacy: British Nurses and Wartime Trauma on the Frontlines of World War I

Kia Turner

Kia Turner

Class of 2016, American Studies
Founding Member, Harvard Teaching Fellows

Thesis Title: Revolt! Rally! Revise! Reclaiming the Power of the Black Narrative in Activist Achievements Against Harvard

Cary Williams

Cary Williams

Class of 2016, American Studies
Associate Consultant, Bain & Company

Thesis Title: “At Least We Have Our Name”: Free People of Color and the Struggle to Survive in Antebellum Louisiana and Mississippi