Student Spotlight Rachel Gray '15

Rachel Gray is a Geography Major from Cabin John, MD (a suburb of Washington, D.C.) In addition to studying Geography, she is getting a minor in Hispanic Studies. Rachel decided to major in Geography after taking Introduction to International Development (Geog 6) with Professor Fox her freshman Spring. While Rachel was initially drawn to the Geography department by its thoughtful and critical engagement with development studies, she has grown to appreciate and understand the importance of incorporating the notion of space into everyday and academic thought. Next year she will be working with City Year as a Corps member in Little Rock, Arkansas. She will be mentoring and tutoring elementary school students. She is very excited to work closely with youth and other passionate Corps members as well as exploring both the city of Little Rock and the surrounding nature of Arkansas.