Contact Us
Vanessa Christman Assistant Dean
MMUF Administrative Coordinator
Director of Leadership and Community Development
The Pensby Center
(610) 526-6594

Joanna Pinto-Coelho University of Pennsylvania Doctoral Student
MMUF Graduate Assistant

Judy Balthazar Interim Dean of the Undergraduate College
MMUF Coordinator
(610) 526-5375

Fellows graduating prior to 2005

Since 1988, eighty-five Bryn Mawr students have participated in the Mellon Mays Fellowship Program (formerly called the Mellon Minority Program). Of these, ten have completed their doctorates and eleven are currently enrolled in PhD programs.

PhDs Earned

Students Graduate Institutions & Fields Employers
Mariana Aguirre Brown University University of the South
Anastasia Curwood Princeton (History) Vanderbilt
Jennifer Freeman UPenn

Farmworker Justice Project
Maribel Garcia Yale (Anthropology) Cal State, San Marcos
Rachel Jean-Baptiste Stanford (History) University of Chicago
Elizabeth Tunstaall Stanford (Anthropology) U Illinois Chicago
Rachel Vincent-Finley Rice (Mathematics) Postdoctoral Fellow, U of Houston
Alicia Walker Harvard (History of Art / Architecture) Washington U, St. Louis
Michelle Wilkinson Emory (African-American Studies National NAGPRA program, National Park Services
Jennifer Wilks Cornell (Comparative Literature) UTexas, Austin


PhDs in Progress

Students Graduate Institutions & Fields
Julia Alexander U Penn (History)
Marie Brown U Penn (History)
Nikeva Brown Duke (Economics)
Martha Gonzalez Stanford (Anthropology)
Elvera Honore Temple (English)
Cynthia Lugo Brown (Film Studies)
Amanda Beckenstein Mbuvi Duke (Religion)
Melinda Nickelson U of Michigan (Applied Physics)
Trecia Pottinger U of Minnesota (American Studies)
Gloria Ramon Temple (Sociology)
Melody Tulier MIT (Urban Studies & Planning)