Alumni (Fellow)

Laura Goldblatt

John S. Lillard Jefferson Fellow
Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania
B.A. Wesleyan University (2006)
M.A. University of Virginia (2011)
Ph.D. University of Virginia (2015)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences


Laura Goldblatt is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow of Global Development Studies at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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