Arts and Sciences

Arts and Sciences

From the December 2014 issue

From the Medieval to the Modern Shannon Steiner, M.A. ’13, explores Bryn Mawr’s Levine Collection. By Nancy Brokaw   A doctoral candidate in the history of art, Shannon Steiner, M.A. ’13, is a Medievalist who specializes in the Byzantine era. Her master’s theses—she holds two master’s degrees, one from the University of Texas and one from Bryn Mawr—focused, respectively, on Byzantine pilgrimage tokens from Syria and on the glass fragments affixed to burial sites in the Roman catacombs. For her doctoral research, she is studying enamel Read more

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Social Work and Social Research: Centennial Profile

Social Work and Social Research: Centennial Profile

From the December 2014 issue

Kyra Turner-Zogbekor, Ph.D. ’13 For this champion of education, her work focuses on literacy and gender equality for Tanzania’s children. By Jenny Pedraza   If every child received an education, 171 million people would be lifted out of poverty. As the girl’s education program advisor for Room to Read, a nonprofit organization that focuses on child literacy and gender equality in education in Asia and Africa, Kyra Turner-Zogbekor, Ph.D. ’13, advises the organization on strategy in Tanzania. She helps train staff and implement life skills Read more

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