California - South, 2016
University: Princeton University
Cameron M. Platt, Santa Barbara, is a senior at Princeton University, where she will receive a Bachelor of Arts in English with Certificates in Theater and Medieval Studies. Among many awards for her scholarship, she was awarded the Class of 1870 Old English Prize awarded annually to Princeton’s top scholar in the fields of Old English, Medieval, and Early Modern Studies. Cameron currently serves as the President of Princeton University Players and has participated in both production and acting roles in multiple performances and theaters. As Development Director for the Princeton University Players, she oversaw the production of the annual Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS benefit concert. Her senior thesis at Princeton offers new critical ways to understand female selfhood in English literature.