Alumni (Scholar)

Fiona Doherty

Joseph R. Daniel Jefferson Scholar
Stuarts Draft, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (1996)
J.D. Yale University (1999)
Professional Sectors:
Law/Legal Services


University Guide Service, historian, Community Outreach Committee, probationary chair; International Relations Organization; Madison House, Adopt-A-Grandparent Program, Tutoring Program, Migrant Aid Program; Amnesty International; SUPRA; Office of Admission student panelist; Museum Advisory Group; Financial Aid Impact Working Group; Resident Staff, Resident Assistant; Honor Committee, Honor Advisor; Visitors' Focus Group; Colonnade Ball Committee; Raven Society, Sesquicentennial Committee, Raven Council, banquet chair, Raven Award, Raven Fellowship recipient; Golden Key National Honor Society; Society of the Cincinnati Thomas Ball Scholarship; Edward and Barbara Younger Prize; Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Lawn resident; Intermediate Honors; Dean's List; Echols Scholar; History Distinguished Majors Program with Honors

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