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John Taylor Scholarship in the Department of History

This award is given to provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll in the College of the Liberal Arts. This award is primarily dedicated to students who have demonstrated an interest in medieval history, and who are either a major in Medieval Studies, or who have shown a strong interest in Medieval Studies. John Taylor is an '87 History graduate and is president and principal of compliance and regulatory affairs with Greenleaf Health in Washington, DC. John holds his juris doctorate from William & Mary Law School and prior to his position at Greenleaf, he was acting deputy commissioner for global operations and policy with the FDA.

Current Recipients:

Isabel Brady

As noted, Isabel is a senior, graduating with triple majors in History, Art History, and Medieval Studies, as well as minors in both Latin and Architectural History.

Arielle Lim
Ari is a rising senior, who is pursuing double majors in History and Labor and Employment Relations (LER). Ari’s HIST 302W research paper is titled “Looking at the Prevalence of Various Modes of Conveyance in Medieval Art: The Correlation Between Modes of Conveyance and Reason for Travel,” which she wrote for Dr. Kathryn Salzer’s seminar. Next year, Ari will undertake her senior honors thesis with Dr. Salzer, focusing on medieval Mappae Mundi. She will also enroll in the LER IUG program that will enable her to graduate with a master’s degree.