Alumni (National Fellow)

Lauren Foley

Jefferson Scholars Foundation National Fellow
B.A. Dartmouth College (2003)
J.D. Michigan State College of Law (2009)
Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University (2018)
Professional Sector:
Fields of Interest:
African American History
Legal History
Social Issues

Thesis Description:

Limiting Legal Impact: Universities, Affirmative Action, and the Politics of Policymaking

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The Jefferson Scholarship is the premier undergraduate scholarship at the University of Virginia. Scholars are selected through a rigorous selection process that is based on exceptional performance in the areas of leadership, scholarship and citizenship.

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