Current Place of Residence: Ohio
University: Washington University in St. Louis
Current/Recent Course: BA History
Camille A. Borders, Cincinnati, is a senior at Washington University in St. Louis. She is majoring in History as a Mellon-Mays Undergraduate Fellow. Her senior thesis researches the ways in which African-American women emerging from slavery understood and practiced their sexual lives and how slavery affected relationships. Camille was very active in the protests in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014. Camille founded Washington University Students in Solidarity to address police brutality and racial profiling, and served as the student representative on the search committee for the next campus police chief. Camille is a member of Washington University Slam Poetry. At Oxford, Camille will read for an M.Phil. in Social and Economic History.