2017-2018 Fellows

Briony SmithBriony Smith is a School of Arts and Sciences student, double majoring in Political Science and Spanish with a minor in Creative Writing. She is also a member of the Douglass Residential College, part of the inaugural class of the Rutgers Honors College, and has been on the Dean's list for every semester of college. She has just returned from a Creative Writing workshop in England, through the Rutgers Study Abroad department. Previously, she has traveled to Sao Paulo Brazil to study Brazilian culture and history with the SAS Honors Program. She also spent the first semester of her sophomore year living and traveling in Santiago, Chile, where she was able to study Political Science at the University Diego Portales. This past semester, she interned at Legal Services of New Jersey, a non-profit that provides free legal aid to low income families in New Jersey. This fall, Briony will be tutoring expository writing through the Plangere Writing Center. Briony hopes to eventually pursue an MFA in Creative Writing, and in her spare time she can be found playing the piano or working on her first novel.