Nine Honors Summer Research Fellows Named

| May 7, 2012

The Sweet Briar Honors Program has announced the 2012 Honors Summer Research fellows.

The competitive eight-week program brings together students and faculty from all disciplines to create an intense academic experience for participants. Student researchers work one-on-one with a faculty mentor, in addition to meeting weekly for presentations given by faculty and students highlighting their ongoing research. The program begins on May 21, and continues through July 13.

The following students were awarded fellowships:

Spencer Beall ’14
Faculty sponsor: Marie-Thérèse Killiam, professor of French

CJ Campbell ’13
Faculty sponsor: Tony Lilly, assistant professor of English

Lydia Ethridge ’15
Faculty sponsor: Lynn Laufenberg, associate professor of history

Phoebe Jiang ’14
Faculty sponsor: Cammie Smith Barnes, assistant professor of mathematical sciences

A-Joo Kim ’13
Faculty sponsor: Padmini Coopamah, assistant professor of international affairs

Hannah Male ’13
Faculty sponsor: Kate Chavigny, associate professor of history

Caitlin Playle ’13
Faculty sponsor: Lynn Laufenberg, associate professor of history

Ellen Reid ’12
Faculty sponsor: Paige Critcher, assistant professor of studio art

Rachael Stein ’13
Faculty sponsor: Padmini Coopamah, assistant professor of international affairs

Weekly presentations begin  Thursday, May 24 and are open to the entire campus community. Faculty presentations through May and June will be in Guion A03. Student presentations in July will be held in the 1948 Theater. Abstracts of the students’ summer projects are posted on the Honors website.

Category: English, French, Government and International Affairs, History, Mathematical Science, Studio Art, Uncategorized