Alumni (Scholar)

Jennifer Amyx

Molly Hereford - Susanne Smith Jefferson Scholar
Woodsboro, Maryland
B.A. University of Virginia (1991)
M.A. Stanford University (1994)
Ph.D. Stanford University (1998)
Professional Sectors:


Japanese Club, Vice-President , President; Cavalier Daily, Staff Writer; Runners' Club; Women's Varsity Crew Team, Officer and Newsletter Editor, 4th Year Award; Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Bible Study Leader; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Monroe Society, Dorm Coordinator; University Union Usher; Language Partner Program; U.Va.-NIH Women Runners' Study; Selected as a U.S. Student Delegate to the Business Tomorrow International Conference on Japan-U.S. Relations; Lawn Resident; Pi Sigma Alpha-National Political Science Honor Society; Intramural Sports Individual Champion-Running; Intermediate Honors; Golden Key National Honor Society; Dean's List; Margaret Morgan Coughlin Award in Asian History; Selected as a U.S. Delegate to the 1991 Japan-America Student Conference; Distinguished Majors Program; Echols Scholar

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