Politics+Society

A photo of Elsa Sebastian on the deck of a boat holding a "Save the Tongass" flag
Summer 2021
Elsa Sebastian ’13 can’t remember a time when the Tongass National Forest wasn’t part of her life. Now she’s working to save it.More
A photo of Tamara Nash wearing a Wellesley "W" button on her lapel
Summer 2021
“My family taught me that education is the key to success,” says Tamara Nash ’79. It’s not surprising, then, that Tamara has built a career around higher education administration.More
The cover of "The Hollywood Spy" is a painting of a woman in a 1940s' evening gown, looking toward LA at night.
Summer 2021
Susan Elia MacNeal ’91, no stranger to spycraft, has published her 10th Maggie Hope mystery.More
The cover of Once Upon a Quinceañera by Monica Gomez-Hira ’95 is a painting of a young woman in a ball gown atop a cake decorated with pink flamingos.
Summer 2021
At first glance, Once Upon a Quinceañera , the debut novel by Monica Gomez-Hira ’95, looks like a youthful summer romance. Don’t believe it.More
A. photo shows Muslim students flying kites while celebrating Eid on campus in spring 2021.
Summer 2021
The WCAA welcomes a pilot shared identity group, Wellesley Muslim Alums (WMA), which held its first event on Zoom in April.More
Illustration of diaries from pandemics throughout history, on paper and iPad and phone
Summer 2021
More than a year into the crisis, anthropology students share their personal journals about how the experience has shaped them and lessons they have learned from outbreaks in the past.More
A photo ofJennifer Chudy, Knafel Assistant Professor of Social Sciences and assistant professor of political science
Summer 2021
Jennifer Chudy, Knafel Assistant Professor of Social Sciences and assistant professor of political science, studies American politics with an emphasis on race and ethnicity—phenomena currently at the very heart of political debate in the United States.More
A photo of Massachusetts State Rep. Liz Miranda ’02 delivering her commencement address
Summer 2021
On Friday, June 4, 570 members of the class of 2021 celebrated the College’s 143rd commencement. President Paula Johnson welcomed the seniors gathered on Severance Green and some 100 graduates attenging remotely from around the United States and overseas.More
A photo portrait of Julia Yoo '92
Spring 2021
Julia Yoo ’92 is the newly appointed president of the National Police Accountability Project, the largest civil rights attorney organization in the country dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals in their encounters with police and detention facility personnel.More
The cover of Laxmi's Mooch is an illustration of a smiling Indian-American who has hair on her upper lip.
Spring 2021
Shelly Anand ’08 has written a children’s book about a little Indian American girl who becomes aware of her upper-lip hair (her mooch).More