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Archive for May, 2014

  • Leo Lou

    Leo Lou

    Leo Lou is a first-year from Hangzhou, China majoring in Public Policy, minoring in Environmental Sciences and Policy with an Ethics Certificate. Leo works on Team Kenan at the Kenan […]

  • Social Advocacy Oral Histories

    Social Advocacy Oral Histories

    This semester, Duke students in Bruce Orenstein’s Video for Social Change class at the Center for Documentary Studies learned what it means to live the life of a social advocate […]

  • Students Take to Human Rights Research This Summer

    Students Take to Human Rights Research This Summer

    Published in DukeToday 5/7 – From conducting interviews with farmworkers about access to health care in western North Carolina to recording the stories of undocumented immigrants in California, Duke students […]

  • 2014 Winners

    2014 Winners

    The recipients of the 2014 Oliver W. Koonz Prize — which recognizes the innovative work being done on human rights by students — were  Jacob Tobia (’14), Lauren Kelly (’16) for their […]

  • Eladio Bobadilla

    Eladio Bobadilla

    Eladio Bobadilla is a first-year PhD student in history. He studies immigrant labor history and Chican@ political identity. A native of Mexico and the son of life-long farm laborers, he […]

  • Laura Brody

    Laura Brody

    Laura Brody is a rising junior from Thomasville, North Carolina pursuing majors in both International Comparative Studies and French Studies. Her research will investigate the role of historical representation in […]

  • Rinchen Dolma

    Rinchen Dolma

    Rinchen Dolma is a rising junior at Duke University majoring in International Comparative Studies and Documentary Studies. She was born in Tibet but mostly grew up in India. She received […]

  • Katie Jean Fernelius

    Katie Jean Fernelius

    Katie Fernelius is a rising sophomore studying Global Cultural Studies in Literature and Documentary Studies. She is especially interested in how storytelling can best be utilized as a mode of […]

  • Robinson Ford

    Robinson Ford

      A junior Mechanical Engineer from the small town of London, Arkansas, he is also working towards a minor in Energy Engineering. His two major interests are sustainable development and […]

  • McKenzie Johnson

    McKenzie Johnson

    McKenzie Johnson graduated from Vassar College with honors in 2004 where she majored in Environmental Studies with a minor in Biology. McKenzie received an M.A. in Conservation Biology from Columbia […]