Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
 

Profiles

Ashley Lackovich

Ashley Lackovich

While completing the requirements for her Master's degree, Ashley Lackovich lived and worked on the West Bank in Israel, where she had direct access to the sources for her final project.

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India Clark

India Clark

While studying at Skidmore, India became deeply involved in the workings of the Tang Teaching Museum. When she accepted a part-time position at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, she wanted to learn more about museum studies to advance her career.

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Carol Clarke

Carol Clarke

Framed by two specific memories from her childhood, Carol Clarke wanted to investigate the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s and to discover why these events were absent from the social and educational history of her community's narrative.

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Ed Giza

Ed Giza

Ed Giza's interest in popular music, especially in the blues, comes to the forefront in his final project, which traces the changes that this musical genre underwent in its journey from the Mississippi Delta to Chicago to England and back.

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Megan Baumgartner Mercier

Megan Baumgartner Mercier

Skidmore employees often decide to expand their horizons with a Master's degree. Megan Baumgartner Mercier works in the Office of Advancement at the College and naturally wanted to deepen her understanding of volunteering in the nonprofit sector.

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Maureen Lafferty

Maureen Lafferty

Here, the process is as important as the outcome. It's like the difference between a meal you cook with your friends and a meal that you go out to eat at a restaurant. They could both be excellent meals, but the one you cooked is more satisfying. It matters that you made it.

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Roger Martin-Pressman

Roger Martin-Pressman

This program asks, "What do you really want to study? "

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