2019 Blakemore Freeman Fellows


Belew, Natalie - Chinese
B.A. 2017: History & East Asian Studies, Trinity University
M.A. 2019: Climate & Society, Columbia University

Davis, Heather - Japanese
B.A. 2019: International Relations, Brown University
B.A. 2019: Literary Arts, Brown University

Herkert, Alexander - Chinese
B.A. 2017: Global Affairs, Yale University
M.Sc. 2018: Contemporary Chinese Studies, St. Catherine's College, University of Oxford
M.S. 2019: Global Governance & Diplomacy, Lincoln College, University of Oxford

Jett, Jennifer - Chinese
B.A. 2006: Political Science, McGill University
M.Journalism 2011: The University of Hong Kong
Digital News Editor, International New York Times

Kind, Kevin - Chinese
B.A. 2012: History, James Madison University
M.A. 2016: East Asian Studies, UCLA
Ph.D. Candidate 2023: History, Johns Hopkins University

Moore, Maia - Chinese
B.A. 2018: International Economics & Cultural Affairs, Chinese & Japanese Studies, Valparaiso University
2018 Fulbright English Teaching Assistant, Taiwan

Nelson, Jasmine - Chinese
B.A. 2009: EAst Asian Studies, New York University
Director of Strategic Planning & Special Projects, United Nations Special Envoy Office for Health

Okafor, Isioma - Korean
B.S. 2017: Physics, Saint Louis University
M.S. 2019: Materials Science & Engineering, University of Washington

Plung, Dylan - Japanese
B.A. 2011: Asian Studies, Whitman College
M.A. 2019: International Studies, Jackson School, University of Washington

Rodriguez, Cassie - Japanese
B.A. 2019: Politics, Princeton University

Wittekind, Courtney - Burmese
B.H.A. 2013: Anthropology & Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University
M.Phil. 2016: Social & Cultural Anthropology, St. Antony's College, University of Oxford
Ph.D. Candidate 2022: Social Anthropology, Harvard University

Zhang, Qing - Chinese
B.A. 2013: English & East Asian Studies, Oberlin College
M.A. 2019: Chinese Literature, Beijing Normal University