32 winners of Rhodes Scholarships for 2012 across the United States have been announced in total. The winners were selected from 830 candidates and represent 18 schools.
Nina R.W. Cohen, Newton, Massachusetts, is a senior at Bryn Mawr with majors in philosophy and French. She also studied at St. Anne’s College, Oxford. Her thesis focuses on liberalism, republicanism, and the relationship of the individual to the state. She has been active as a volunteer and tutor, worked for the late Senator Ted Kennedy, and on mental health issues for the Massachusetts legislature and the American Foreign Services Committee.
Nina is a classical musician and is deeply committed to issues of disability. She plans to do the M.Phil. in politics at Oxford.
For further information on the Scholarships please visit the Rhodes Scholars website.