Gabrielle Gutierrez ’05

Physics major currently working toward her PhD in neuroscience at Brandeis University... Focusing her research on neural networks, combining quantitative principles with empirical experimentation...Chosen to represent Barnard at the Women & Science Technology Seminar in 2006...Looks forward to becoming an advocate and communicator of science to the general public


Manmeet Kaur ’05

Double-majored in history and anthropology... With NYU Law School’s Brennan Center for Justice, investigated violations of “unregulated” jobs...awarded the Third Millennium Human Rights Fellowship...designed a small business development program for people living with HIV in South Africa...advising the Earth Institute on Human Resources for Health Strategy in the Millennium Villages...Pursuing a Columbia MBA


Nancy Linthicum ’05

MA/PhD candidate in Arabic literature and language in the Near Eastern studies department at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor...research interests include emerging arabophone Moroccan literature and the Arab literary publishing industry...Spent a year at the Center for Arabic Study abroad researching Egyptian literary publishing houses...Studying in Morocco summer 2010


Christy Thornton ’02

History PhD candidate at New York University... research focuses on the role of Latin American scholars and diplomats in international economic cooperation, especially the creation of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank...Former executive director of the nonprofit organization North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA)...Master’s in international affairs from Columbia’s SIPA


Shaina Bressman Trapedo ’04

Mother of three, pursuing a PhD in English at the University of California, Irvine... Spent one summer at the Huntington Library researching the assimilation and appropriation of biblical exegesis into Renaissance drama...research interests focus on rhetoric, Early Modern studies, and religious studies with an emphasis on Judeo- Christian Biblical literature


-by Merri Rosenberg, photographs by Dorothy Hong