Rebecca Brubaker '06 Named Rhodes Scholar

Stacey Kutish

Rebecca Brubaker '06 Named Rhodes Scholar

by Stacey Kutish
11/19/2007

Rebecca Brubaker '06 

Rebecca Brubaker '06 is the winner of a Rhodes Scholarship for 2008, becoming the 27th person from the College to receive the honor and the fourth since 2000. An honors political science graduate, Brubaker plans to study refugee and immigrant issues at Oxford University.  more

Brubaker, from Kimberton, Pa., attended Swarthmore as a McCabe Scholar, an award that recognizes achievement and leadership. During her senior year, she received a Fulbright Fellowship, which she used to travel to Cyprus to study conflict resolution and relations between the island's Greek and Turkish Cypriot residents.