“If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?” – Albert Einstein
Emma Donnelly, a John V. Lombardi Scholar and member of the UF Honors Program, plans to graduate in May, 2022 with a B.A. in History and a B.A. in Spanish. In the summer of 2019, she completed the FAU Ethnographic Field School in Ecuador, where she studied ethnography, using observations and interviews, in elementary schools in a small coastal town. The year prior, Donnelly studied abroad in Mérida, Mexico, where she lived in an immersive environment with a local family. In fall of 2018, she was selected as a member of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Student Council (CLASSC), a group of 25 students who advocate for the interests of students in the college. In May of 2019, she was elected as Treasurer of CLASSC. Since beginning her studies at UF, Donnelly has participated in the UF Women’s Water Polo club team, with which she travels to regional competitions.