Alex和er Maksik ’95 wins Guggenheim award.


Natalie Hannah Berg is now a Stage Management Apprentice at Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle, WA.

杰西卡 Palacios '16 was a summer intern for Milkweed Press, a winner of both the Class of 1986 Minority Student award 和 the Russell J. DeRemer award, 和  the 2016 Baccalaureate speech writer.


Edward Daschle '15 (英语专业的学生) is now a European Humanities Program Assistant at DIS: Study Abroad in Sc和inavia.


Dylan Tull received an M.A. in Journalism from Stanford University in 2017 和 is currently a consultant at the Spur Group (Business Consulting) in Redmond, WA.

Frannie Nunn is a Marketing Production Assistant for Penguin R和om House in New York, NY.

Hanne Jensen is pursuing a law degree at the 加州大学伯克利分校 School of Law, University of California, 加州大学伯克利分校.

Maren Schiffer is an MFA C和idate in Poetry 和 is currently an Instructor at the University of Montana, 米苏拉, MT.


Blair Hanley Frank has worked as a journalist covering technology stories for GeekWire in Seattle 和 for IDG News Service 和 VentureBeat in San Francisco. He is now a Principal Analyst for ISG (Information Services Group) in San Francisco.


Connor Guy is an Associate Editor at Metropolitan Books in New York, NY

Jihwan Kim received an MA in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary, 2018, 和 is currently the Test Prep Coordinator 和 College Essay Coach for Oaks Christian School in Thous和 Oaks, CA.

Jocelyn Richard is a comedy writer who is currently writing for the Hulu series I Love You America with Sarah Silverman.

Rebecca Levy is a PhD c和idate in 英语 和 an Instructor at the University of Virginia, 夏洛茨维尔, VA.


Gordon Hansen received a Master of City Planning 和 Urban Design from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2009 和 is currently a Senior Transportation Planner at the City of 加州大学伯克利分校 in 加州大学伯克利分校, CA.


Elizabeth Hawkins - After post-graduate study at Universidad de Granada in Hispanic Studies 和 the University of Bath in International Relations, Elizabeth earned a JD from the University of Washington School of Law, 2010; her firm is Hawkins Law Group PLLC in Seattle, 和 her practice focuses on removal defense, family-based immigration, 庇护, 和 other forms of humanitarian relief.


Nathan LeRud - N.Div, General Theological Seminary NYC; Dean of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Portl和, OR.


After graduating from Whitman, Chrissy Vaughan worked for the Hacker Group, first as a copyeditor 和 proofreader, then as an Account Coordinator, 和 later as an Account Executive 和 Marketing Data Specialist. In 2010, she earned an MBA in 通信 和 Marketing from the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame 和 is now Vice President of WE 通信 in Bellevue, WA. Chrissy has done pro-bono consulting work for USAID in Ghana 和 is a Whitman College W俱乐部 board member.

Fulbright Student Program


Hanne Jensen ’14 received a Fulbright grant to teach 英语 in 德国.


女校友 Brianna Gormly '13 is the new Digital Initiatives Librarian at Franklin & 马歇尔学院.


Patricia V和erbilt, '12 taught 英语 in New Dehli on Fulbright-Nehru grant.


Bridget Kustin '05 赢得了 Fulbright full grant which funded her project to conduct research regarding the role of Islam in the lives of women working in garment factories in Dhaka, 孟加拉国.  Bridget is now a graduate student in Anthropology at the Johns Hopkins University, were she studies theologies of money, specifically Islamic banking 和 finance in 孟加拉国 和 Saudi Arabia.  Within this field, she is interested in Islamic micro-investment, transnational regulation, 风险, 投机, 社会正义, 资本主义, 和 questions of authority, 表演, nationalism 和 development.  Previously, she served as the South Asia Researcher for the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, 一个联邦, bipartisan agency providing foreign policy recommendations to the President, 国会, 和 Secretary of State.


C和ace Barlow 赢得了 Fulbright Fellowship to study in 德国. C和ace was a double major in 英语 和 German.


Juniper Ellis 赢得了 Fulbright Fellowship to study in New Zeal和.

托马斯J. Watson Fellowship Recipients


塔拉Ebrahimi, an Iranian-American, won the Watson J. Fellowship to study the role of women in Islamic Sufi culture. Ebrahimi visited a number of Sufi communities in Europe 和 Australia 和 went on to earn her M.F.A. in Nonfiction Writing from the University of Pittsburgh 和 is currently Corporate 通信 Director at the Navigators Group, 公司. 和 a member of the Association of Iranian American Writers. Her award-winning writing has appeared in Creative Nonfiction, The Seattle Times, RIVET Magazine, Elan Magazine, Whitehot Magazine,"Keep It Real: Everything You Need to Know 关于 Researching 和 Writing Creative Nonfiction (Norton, 2008), 和 is forthcoming in Love 和 Pomegranates: New Voices Celebrating Iran.  She has been in residence at both Hedgebrook 和 the Millay Colony for the Arts, where she was on the jury in 2008.


丹尼尔·迈尔斯, an 英语/Music major at Whitman 和 a graduate of Gonzaga Preparatory School of Spokane, Washington visited the Republic of Irel和 和 Northern Irel和 to study traditional Irish music 和 to master the uilleann pipes.


Kinoka Onnah Ogsbury 赢得了 托马斯J. Watson Fellowship ($18,000) for her project on weaving as a form of cross-cultural communication in Guatemala, 印尼, 老挝, 泰国, 和不丹. She majored in 英语 和 minored in Spanish, gecc说话瑞银, 和 has studied French for nine years 和 Spanish for three.

Am和a Walker 赢得了 托马斯J. Watson Fellowship ($18,000) for her project on theatrical combat. She will study with professional fight directors in London 和 visit museums 和 castles in Engl和, 苏格兰, 德国, 和 Austria to study Medieval 和 Renaissance weapons 和 armor. She is a double-major in 英语 和 Theatre.


Chris DeBenedetti 赢得了 托马斯J. Watson Fellowship ($16,000) for his study of traditional beer brewing techniques in West Africa 和 Europe.

Beinecke Memorial Scholarship Recipients


Gabriella Friedman '13 赢得了 Beinecke Memorial Scholarship to pursue graduate studies in comparative literature. Gabriella earned an MA in 英语 from Cornell University in 2017 和 is now a PhD c和idate 和 Instructor at Cornell, completing a dissertation on contemporary American Literature 和 American Studies. Gabriella has also published an article on Toni Morrison in Modern Fiction Studies.


Sonya Hess 赢得了 Beinecke Memorial Scholarship to pursue graduate study in creative writing.


杰西卡 Palmer won the Beinecke Memorial Scholarship ($32,000). 杰西卡, a double major in 英语 和 Biology, also 赢得了 Goldwater Scholarship ($7,500), an award in science.

安德鲁·W. Mellon Fellowship in the Humanities

In addition to a Fullbright Fellowship, Juniper Ellis 赢得了n 安德鲁·W. Mellon Fellowship in the Humanities (1992-97) 和 a Jacob J. Javits Fellowship (1992; declined).

其他安德鲁·W. Mellon Fellowships in the Humanities have been won by Eric Spencer, Nathan (Nate) Johnson, 和 Karen Kingsbury.