Bridget Wiede, a 2012 graduate of the University of Richmond, talks about her honors thesis, “Garvey Revisited : The Legitimacy and Consistency of Marcus Garvey as Demonstrated by His Latter Movement.” Bridget majored in Leadership Studies and minored in History. She is currently pursuing graduate studies in United States history at Oxford University.
Hannah Guida, a 2011 graduate of the University of Richmond, talks about her honors thesis, “Italian-American Relocation and Internment During World War II and Its Effect on Italian Communities in the United States.” Hannah double-majored in Italian Studies and International Studies, and she is currently working as a law clerk in Washington, D.C.
Kelly Landers, a 2011 graduate of the University of Richmond, talks about her honors thesis, “Freedom’s Disciple: the Life, Music, and Impact of Hazel Dickens.” Kelly majored in Interdisciplinary Studies (Ethnomusicology) and Leadership Studies, with a minor in Anthropology, and she is currently working for Teach for America in Washington, DC.
Amanda Kleintop, a 2011 graduate of the University of Richmond, discusses her senior project at the University of Richmond. Amanda graduated as an Honors History and Leadership Studies double major. The title of the project is “Networks of Resistance: Black Virginians Remember Civil War Loyalties,” and she worked on the project for about a year with the assistance of an Arts and Sciences Summer Fellowship. Amanda is currently working for the for the Virginia Sesquicentennial Commission (for the 150th anniversary of the Civil War), and she plans to apply to graduate schools for a Ph.D. in Southern history.