Alumni (Scholar)

Zayde Antrim

The Elson Jefferson Scholar
Richmond, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (1995)
M.Phil. University of Oxford (1997)
Ph.D. Harvard University (2005)
Professional Sector:


University Journal, Associate News Editor; Lead Role in “Broken Cadences”; Intramural Aerobics Instructor; SAFE (Sexual Assault Facts and Education) Volunteer, President; SARA (Sexual Assault Resource Agency) Volunteer, Consortium Chair; Madison House, Tutor; Monroe Hill College Portal Representative; First Year Focus Facilitator; Year-long Internship with the National Shakespeare Theater in New York, New York; College Advisory Board, History Department Representative; African Crossroads, Executive Editor; Lawn Resident; Z Society First Year Recognition; Raven Society, Vice President, Raven Award; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Beta Kappa; Intermediate Honors; Rhodes Scholarship; Edward and Barbara Younger Prize; Marshall Scholarship; Society of the Cincinnati Thomas Ball Scholarship; Bernard Peyton Chamberlain Memorial Prize in History; Thirteen Society; Dean's List; Echols Scholar; History Distinguished Majors Program

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