Carnegie Mellon University
April 20, 2016

Five English Dept. Majors Named Dietrich College Honors Fellows

Several of the newly selected fellows pose for a photo.

Eleven outstanding juniors have been named 2016-2017 Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences Honors Fellows. Part of the college’s Senior Honors Program, the Honors Fellowship Program is designed to give students a head start on their thesis development. Fellows receive financial support to spend the summer before their senior year researching their thesis topics. Five English Department majors are among the juniors who were selected.

The 2016-2017 Dietrich College Senior Honors Fellows with English Department Majors:

Jordan Cox

Majors: Creative Writing and Professional Writing
Project: A Creative Proposal for the Exploration of Human Separation
Adviser: Gerald Costanzo

Ariel Hoffmaier

Majors: Creative Writing and Ethics, History & Public Policy
Minor: Professional Writing
Project: A Trove of Connections: Reimagining LGBT Identity Through Multimedia Stories
Adviser: Sharon Dilworth

Dhruva Krishna

Majors: Ethics, History & Public Policy and Professional Writing
Project: Do DIY: A Documentary About the Pittsburgh Music Scene
Advisers: Tim Haggerty, Scott Sandage

Karen Nguyen

Majors: Professional Writing and Psychology
Project: Coming of Age as a Vietnamese American
Adviser: Jane McCafferty

Naomi Sternstein

Majors: Creative Writing and Chemical Engineering
Project: Collected Fiction
Adviser: Kevin González

Learn more about the new cohort of fellows.