Election Year: 2020
Election Constituency: United States of America
Scholar Status: Scholar in Residence
Rhodes Identifier: Massachusetts & Balliol 2020
Kristine E. Guillaume is a senior at Harvard studying History and Literature and African and African American Studies. Kristine is the first black woman President of The Harvard Crimson, the independent daily, student-run newspaper. A recipient of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship, Kristine's undergraduate honors thesis examines memoir and autobiography in the era of mass incarceration. The daughter of immigrants, Kristine's goals as a scholar and a journalist lie in her passion for helping the underserved and digging deeper into injustices often ignored in the public sphere. At Oxford, Kristine intends to continue refining her research interests in English and History.