The number of Barnard alumnae receiving Fulbrights ties the previous high set in 1949.

On June 22, Barnard announced that 11 alumnae have received grants this year from the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program. The recipients of the prestigious award will work abroad in eight different countries as researchers, graduate students, or English teaching assistants.

In February, Barnard announced that it had been named a Top Fulbright Top Producing Institution for the fifth-consecutive year, one of five U.S. colleges and universities to receive the recognition. This year’s cohort is especially prolific, marking the highest number of recipients since 1949, when 11 Barnard scholars were also selected for the award. 

Full profiles of the recipients can be read in Barnard’s announcement. They are as follows:

Iz Amos-Landgraf, BC ’22, will work in San José, Costa Rica on their project “Beyond the Label: How Women Coffee Farmers are adapting to Climate Change.”

Cassandra Cordie, BC ’22, will pursue an M.A. in security and diplomacy at Tel Aviv University.

Aly Furber, BC ’20, was offered an English teaching assistant award in Germany, but she will instead pursue an opportunity as part of the US Teaching Assistantships program to teach in Austria.

Dani Goodman-Rabner, BC ’22, will work in Buenos Aires, Argentina on her project “Diaspora and Migration: Religious Performance in the Zwi Migdal, 1890-1930.”

Mariah Harvey, BC ’17, will study at CY Clergy Paris Université in Clergy, France as a recipient of the Fulbright-CY Initiative Award.

Jodi Lessner, BC ’20, has declined her Fulbright scholarship to study in Germany and will instead begin her studies at New York University School of Law.

Abby Melbourne, BC ’22, will serve as an English teaching assistant in Serbia.

Lucia O’Brien, BC ’22, will serve as an English teaching assistant in La Rioja, Spain.

Audrey Pettit, BC ’22, will work as an English teaching assistant in Lyon, France.

Sophie Poole, BC ’22, will work on a research project in Spain.

Barbara Whitehurst, BC ’22, will work in an elementary school in South Korea as an English teaching assistant.

Additionally, three Barnard alumnae were named as Fulbright alternates. Rowan Carlaci, BC ’22, is an alternate to Italy, Khadija Hussain, BC ’21, is an alternate to the U.K., and Alison Kahn, BC ’21, is an alternate to Mexico.

Barnard Hall in the ‘40s via Bwog Archives