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Jamie Baik ’14 in South Korea

Jamie Baik ’14 is an Art Studio major from Glen Rock, New Jersey. After spending a semester abroad in Siena, Italy, Baik decided to apply for the Lawrence Fellowship, which supports student projects that encourage self-reflection and personal development in contact with another culture, without necessarily a specific research orientation. The fellowship brought her to

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Michael Brown, Professor of Anthropology

Michael Brown, Lambert Professor of Anthropology and Latin American Studies, specializes in ritual and religion, medical anthropology, and the native peoples of North and South Americas. In 2012-2013, Brown will teach an introductory Anthropology class, as well as a seminar on the indigenous peoples of Latin America and a tutorial on cultural evolution.   What,

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Yasmine Goelzer ’13 in Chile

Yasmine Goelzer ’13, Spanish major and native of Peoria, Illinois, spent the spring semester of 2012 in Santiago, Chile. Where did you go?  How long did you stay?  How did you decide to stay in that country? I was studying abroad in Santiago, Chile, from the end of February through early July. The program there

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Doug Gollin, Professor of Development Economics

What is your specialty? My work focuses on the economies of developing countries, and I am particularly interested in the role that agriculture plays in the development process.  I do some very micro work that essentially involves documenting and measuring the spread of new agricultural technologies (such as crop varieties and natural resource management practices)

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Sam Green ’15 in Portugal

              Sam Green ’15 spent the summer of 2012 in Coimbra, Portugal, studying Portuguese at the University of Coimbra.  He is considering a major in Political Economy. Why did you decide to go to Portugal? I wanted to learn Portuguese, and programs in Portugal were a lot cheaper than

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Wen Han ’12: Moments in the US

“Students are often times multilingual and have lived in a number of different countries.”

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Sarah Lyon ’13 in Peru

Sarah Lyon ’13 decided after a summer in Ecuador that she wanted to follow up her Spanish training with six months in Cusco, Peru during the spring and summer of 2012.  After completing a semester at the School of International Training (SIT), the Monson, Massachusetts, native began an internship at the nearby Center for Traditional

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Mika Nakashige ’13 in Kyoto

                Mika Nakashige ’13 spent the 2011-2012 school year in Kyoto, Japan, at the Associated Kyoto Program. The Honolulu, Hawaii, native is a Chemistry major. Why did you decide to go to Kyoto? Since my family is from Japan (my father’s side came to Hawaii from Kumamoto and

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Uttara Partap ’13 from Nepal

“I have met some of my most special friends here, and we define our group as a family.”

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Nora Randolph ’13 in Spain

A Comparative Literature major at Williams, Nora Randolph ’13 spent the 2011-2012 school year with the Hamilton College Academic Year in Madrid, Spain. Why did you decide to go to Spain?  How did you choose the program that you did?  Had you been to Spain before? I decided to go to Spain because I study

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