Stephanie Schmeling '09


Major: History
Minor: Studio Art
Hometown: Denver, CO

My fellowship experience
"The Cornell Fellows program allowed me to invest in myself, to stop comparing my abilities against others, and to develop the independent confidence I needed to assure myself that the path I have started down in the field of history and research truly is the path for me." 

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Stephanie Schmeling '09

Fellowship Overview

Fellowship Name
James L. Vance Research Fellow in History

Philadelphia Area Historical Societies

Philadelphia, PA

Aims of the Fellowship
I developed a project that centered around researching the events surrounding a string of yellow fever epidemics that plagued Philadelphia in the 1790's.

Faculty Sponsor
Phil Lucas, History