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Archive for April, 2017

  • 2017 Winners

    2017 Winners

    The recipients of the 2017 Oliver W. Koonz Prize — which recognizes the innovative work being done on human rights by students — were Jenna Zhang, Hannah Rogers, and Madeleine […]

  • Elle Winfield

    Elle Winfield

    Elle Winfield is a Duke Sophomore from England with a love of writing and a passion from humanitarian advocacy. Currently majoring in History and Peace, War and Defense with a […]

  • “Speak Up: A Documentary about Disability at Duke University”

    “Speak Up: A Documentary about Disability at Duke University”

    Cuquis Robledo is the winner of the 2017 Koonz Prize for Best Alternative Project.  She is originally from Houston and studies Psychology at Duke.  She recently became interested in documentary and […]

  • Farah Hegazi

    Farah Hegazi

    Farah F. Hegazi is a Ph.D. student in environmental politics and policy at Duke University. Her primary research focuses on the challenges that governments in the Middle East and North Africa […]

  • Savannah Wooten

    Savannah Wooten

    Savannah Wooten is a dual student at Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill majoring in Public Policy and Peace, War, and Defense.  She is the Director of STAND: The Student-Led Movement to […]

  • Hillary Smith

    Hillary Smith

    Hillary Smith obtained B.A.’s in Anthropology and Geography from the University of Florida in 2009. Upon graduating she spent two years with a conservation organization in both Tanzania and Madagascar. […]

  • Emily Meza

    Emily Meza

    Emily is a first-year masters student studying Environmental Management at the Nicholas School of the Environment.  Her interests revolve around water and wastewater infrastructure in the US. She is also interested in land […]

  • Robert Franco

    Robert Franco

    Robert Franco is a third-year PhD student in the History Department whose work is concerned with the politics of gender, sexuality, and the family in modern Latin America. His dissertation […]

  • Elizabeth Barahona

    Elizabeth Barahona

    Elizabeth Barahona is from Orlando, Florida. She is a first-generation 3rd-year undergraduate at Duke University. She studies Latin American and U.S. History, Latinx Studies in the Global South and Human Rights. […]

  • Sydney McAuliffe

    Sydney McAuliffe

    Sydney McAuliffe is a rising senior from West Palm Beach, Florida. She is a Robertson scholar majoring in International Comparative Studies and minoring in Arabic. She is passionate about human […]