Alice L. Baumgartner
Illinois & Merton 2011
Current Place of Residence: Chicago
University: Yale University
Alice graduated from Yale in May, summa cum laude in history, and with the James Andrew Haas prize for intellectual achievement, character and humanity. She has won numerous at Yale and national prizes for both fiction and nonfiction and was a poetry intern at the New Yorker, and has published in several leading national literary magazines. She also won top prizes in American history, and is spending this year as a Gordon Grand Public Service Fellow working at a health clinic in Palacios, Bolivia.