Rhodes Announces Watson Nominees


Publication Date: 11/20/2007

Rhodes is pleased to announce its four nominees for the Watson Fellowship. This Fellowship funds a full year of independent study and travel throughout the world in the year following graduation. The nominees and their projects are:

  • Megan Colnar – “In Peaces: Nonviolence and Reconciliation Movements” (India, South Africa, Rwanda, Chile, Northern Ireland)
  • Brian Darrith –“Homelessness: What Do Others Do? What Should I Do?” (Finland, Ghana, China, India)
  • Lindsay Johnson –“Knitting Together Generations” (Peru, Iceland, Denmark, Ireland, Estonia, Mongolia)
  • Emma O’Hagan –“Mobilization Music: Songs in the Development of Political Movements” (Brazil, South Africa, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Jamaica)

The nominees will be interviewed by the Executive Director of the Watson Foundation in December, and fellowship recipients will be announced in March. Students interested in the Watson Fellowship for future years should contact Prof. Michael Drompp, Dean of Academic Affairs for Postgraduate Fellowships, at drompp@rhodes.edu