Recent Graduates

Karen Chee '17

Karen Chee

Class of 2017, American Studies
Comedy writer/performer

Thesis Title: The Ghostly Grotesque: The Revolutionary Satire and Intersectionality of H.T. Tsiang’s The Hanging on Union Square... Read more about Karen Chee

Grace Chen

Grace Chen

Class of 2015, America Field
Medical Student, UC San Diego School of Medicine

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

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... Read more about John Griffin

Caroline Hubbard

Caroline Hubbard

Class of 2017, American Studies
Business Strategy and Data Analytics Analyst, LinkedIn

Thesis Title: Picturing Progress: Reimagining Black Identity and Racial Futurity Through the Politicized Aesthetics of the British Black Arts Movement... Read more about Caroline Hubbard

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... Read more about Mattie Kahn

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... Read more about Anita Lo

Lucia Millham

Lucia Millham

Class of 2016, Modern Europe
Clinical Research Coordinator at the Medical Practice Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital

Thesis Title: Language and Legacy: British Nurses and Wartime Trauma on the Frontlines of World War I... Read more about Lucia Millham

Kevin O'Donnell

Kevin O'Donnell

Class of 2017, American Studies
Training Director of the Ohio Student Association

Thesis Title: A Free Future: The Movement for Black Self Determination on Edisto Island, 1859-1882... Read more about Kevin O'Donnell

Maia Silber

Maia Silber

Class of 2017, American Studies
Rhodes Scholar, Oxford University

Thesis Title: River of Living Water: The Croton System and the Transformation of Westchester, 1841-1896... Read more about Maia Silber

Kia Turner

Kia Turner

Class of 2016, American Studies
Lead English Teacher, Harlem Academy, and Ed. M '17, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Thesis Title: Revolt! Rally! Revise! Reclaiming the Power of the Black Narrative in Activist Achievements Against Harvard... Read more about Kia Turner

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... Read more about Cary Williams