Brenna Raeder ‘20, an economics major with a minor in English, has won a Provost’s Academic Excellence Award, which recognizes graduating seniors who have exhibited an extraordinary level of intellectual engagement and academic achievement during their time at Denison.

The winners of this award have exemplary academic records, engagement in independent research or creative work, and contributions to the intellectual life on campus and beyond. They have demonstrated outstanding performance in all their academic endeavors, truly exemplifying excellence in the liberal arts.

Brenna Raeder’s Citation:

An economics major with a minor in English literature, Raeder has shown how one can seamlessly integrate different academic disciplines. Raeder has been a much sought-after tutor and TA in Economics. Her research has been as varied as analyzing the novels of Alice Munro and Margaret Atwood to studying the relationship between women’s participation in the labor force and their use of contraception in post-Soviet Tajikistan.

May 14, 2020