Election Year: 2020
Election Constituency: United States of America
Scholar Status: Scholar in Residence
Rhodes Identifier: Texas & Wadham 2020
Lauren D. Spohn, College Station, is a senior at Harvard where she concentrates in English, with a deep interest in intellectual history. Home-schooled in an Air Force family, she is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and has a perfect academic record across literature, history, philosophy, government, and economics. Lauren founded a mentorship program for freshmen in the humanities, serves as editor-in-chief of Harvard's Christian student journal, has won many top prizes in English, serves on numerous academic boards, and wrote an award-winning column in The Harvard Crimson. She is also captain of the women's triathlon team, won a varsity letter in soccer, ran varsity track and cross-country, and is a competitive marathoner. She hopes to continue her studies in English and History at Oxford.