Two Duke History Seniors Named Rhodes Scholars

Two undergraduate students in history, Laura Roberts and Jay Ruckelshaus, have been awarded Rhodes Scholarships. Laura Roberts is a history major currently working on a senior thesis about  women’s religious roles in the English Reformation. Jay Ruckelshaus is a political science major with a minor in history. He has worked on the legal history of lunch counter sit-in movements during the Civil Rights era, among other things.

Please see the article at Duke Today which provides many more details.

https://today.duke.edu/2015/11/rhodes2015

 

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