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Professor Duncan Wu

Wu Receives Prestigious Distinguished Scholar Award by the Keats-Shelley Association of America

January 17th, 2020

Department of English professor Duncan Wu was awarded the Distinguished Scholar Award by the Keats-Shelley Association of America at the Modern Language Association convention in Seattle. Raymond Wagner Professor in Literary Studies, Wu was selected for this honor in recognition for his career-long excellence in scholarship devoted to writers of the Romantic period (1780-1830). Only two individuals receive the award each year.

Sally Matson

Marshall Scholar’s Research Aims to Improve Global Modeling of Methane Emissions

January 16th, 2020

Sally Matson (C’20), received the 2020 Marshall Scholars Award to continue her research and education on climate change after graduation, an interest that started at Georgetown. While at the university, Matson worked to better quantify methane emissions around the globe using mathematical modeling and satellite data.

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