Julia Barbano ('19) is majoring in Biology and double minoring in English Literature and History. Academic interests include cancer bio, renaissance literature, and modern European History.
Megan Brown is a historian of Modern Europe with a focus on 20th century France, European integration, and empire. She is exploring a new research project based around questions of travel and empire, with a focus on the Rallye Alger-Le Cap car race of the 1950s-1960s.
Henry Cousineau IV ('19) is double majoring in Psychology and Economics. He will be moving to Denver after graduation and working for J.P. Morgan & Chase as a financial analyst.
George Curtis ('21) is a Classical Studies Major and History Minor. He hails from Missoula, Montana, and likes squandering his short time on this earth getting lost in the mountains, playing the piano, and reading.
Sam Goins ('19) is an Environmental Policy special major. She took this course because she had never taken a college history course before and was interested in learning more about historical tourism.
Emilie Hautemont ('20) is an Honors French major and English minor. She took this class due to her interest in post-colonial Maghrebi literature and cultural production. Her interest in travel and travel writing was sparked by repeated visits to see family in France.
Nadia Mansoor ('21) is a Biology major and a Psychology minor. She took this course because she is interested in learning more about the history of travel. She is extremely excited to be studying abroad in Denmark next semester and experiencing travel with a new perspective.
Jasmine Moore ('20) is a Food Studies special major and Environmental Studies minor. Outside of academics, her interests include film, fashion and history. She is researching more on African Americans traveling to Africa to reclaim their lost heritage.
Emma Novak ('21) is pursuing a History major and a Music minor through the Swarthmore honors program. Outside of academics, Emma is a vocalist, and a runner on the Swarthmore track and cross country teams. She is interested in continuing to study the interchange of ideas between Europe and 19th-20th century European colonies, as well as learning more about website design.
Bayliss Wagner ('19) is from Vienna, VA. She is an honors History major with minors in computer science and English literature and is also currently the managing editor of Swarthmore’s print and online publication, The Phoenix. She recommends that visitors to her hometown visit the Washington & Old Dominion trail.
The contributors wish to thank Sarah Elichko, Swarthmore College Social Sciences Librarian, and Nabil Kashyap, Swarthmore College Librarian for Digital Initiatives and Scholarship, for their tireless assistance getting this project running. They thank Professor Alba Newmann Holmes for speaking with them about writing digital content and for a public audience. They are also grateful to Dr. Sarah Griswold's Introduction to the Study of History students at Oklahoma State University, who acted as this site's beta readers.
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