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Multitalented Senior Who Studies the Holocaust Hopes to Pursue International Law

September 5th, 2019

Paul Rochford (C’20) has traveled to Eastern Europe to help identify previously unknown mass graves during the Holocaust under a Georgetown professor’s guidance, Rev. Patrick DeBois, the inaugural holder of the Braman Endowed Professorship of the Practice of the Forensic Study of the Holocaust. Rochford works part time at the Campus Ministry office, enjoys playing two woodwind instruments, directs music for Georgetown plays and is a triatholaner.


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