Meet the Teaching Fellows for the High School Summer Program in Nafplio, Greece!

From July 11 until July 26, 2019, five Harvard College students fill internships teaching the CHS High School Summer Program (HSSP) in Greece. The teaching fellows will assist the HSSP faculty members in planning, coordinating, and teaching the college-level seminar. The internship has two phases: spring preparation in Cambridge MA, and the seminar itself in July in Nafplio, Greece. Learn more about the program here.

Roshni Chakraborty

Roshni is a rising junior studying Social Studies, with a secondary in Global Health and Health Policy, at Harvard College. She is from Kolkata, India. Her academic interests include studies of gender and migration, particularly in conflict zones. Outside class, she does research on public policy, teaches, writes for political journals, and does Model UN. She enjoys cooking, singing, and traveling.

Rachel Freed

Rachel Freed is one of the Teaching Fellows spending two and a half weeks in beautiful Nafplio. She is a rising junior pursuing a degree in Social Studies and a citation in French at Harvard College. Rachel was born and raised in Melrose, Massachusetts, a small city just outside of Boston. Her academic interests include human rights, gender studies, and history. Aside from academics, one of her favorites parts of being at school is working as a part of the Harvard Advising Program as a Peer Advising Fellow to first-year students. When she’s not busy with school, Rachel enjoys laughing with her friends and family, eating or cooking new foods, and meeting new people.
Rachel is absolutely thrilled to have the chance to travel to Greece for her first time to work with the incredible staff at the Center for Hellenic Studies and learn and grow alongside the students in the seminar. Outside the Center, Rachel loves spending time on the beach, eating all the Greek food she can, and trying to learn some basic Greek phrases. She is very grateful for this amazing opportunity.

Andrew Liang

Andrew Liang is a rising junior at Harvard studying Social Studies, with a secondary in Economics. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, he’s deeply interested in political philosophy, 20th century history, and macroeconomic theory. Outside of class, he’s a member of Harvard’s student newspaper, sings in the Harvard Glee Club, and enjoys movie nights with his roommates and talking to students from around the world.

Alexis Mealey

Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Lexi Mealey is a rising third year student at Harvard, concentrating in Philosophy with a secondary in Government. Her research interests include classical liberalism, philosophy of law, and early modern moral philosophy. Outside of class, Lexi is the Staff Director of the Harvard Political Review, President of the Harvard College Open Campus Initiative, and President of the Harvard Undergraduate Centrist Society. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, spending time with family, and finding new albums for her vinyl record collection.

Amanda Powers

Amanda is a rising junior at Harvard studying Social Studies. She grew up in Newton, Massachusetts, which is a small city right outside of Boston, and is interested in movement building, community organizing, and generally how political change gets made. On campus, she is involved in the Harvard College Democrats, the Harvard Organization for Prison Education and Advocacy, and the Student Labor Action Movement. She loves to run, do crossword puzzles, and spend time with friends and family.