Alumni (Scholar)

Ned Brinkley

Harry W. Gilbert Jefferson Scholar
Norfolk, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (1987)
M.A. Cornell University (1989)
Ph.D. Cornell University (1993)


German Club; German Honor Society; Italian Club; Students Against Racial Separatism; United Campuses to Prevent Nuclear War; LGSU, Help-Line Volunteer, Vice-President; Creator Magazine, Contributor; Madison House, Migrant Aid Program; Intermediate Honors; Honors Theses Written for Departments of German and Comparative Literature (Highest Distinction); The Declaration, Writer; Study in Vienna, Austria (Goethe Institute), Study in Berlin (Free University), Travel in East Africa; Lawn Resident; Raven Society; Omicron Delta Kappa; Echols Scholar; Dean's List

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