Dr. Hill and students

Profiles of Recent Graduates

Rebecca Reid

Rebecca Reid

Rebecca Reid, a 2008 graduate with a double major in Government and Spanish, is currently a Political Science Ph.D. candidate at the University of South Carolina. Reid’s research focuses on judicial politics and the role of courts and law in American and Comparative contexts. Specifically, Reid is interested in the establishment and maintenance of the rule of law, the tensions and interactions between international and domestic law, separation of power dynamics, and judicial decision-making during times of war and gender diversification. Having taught Constitutional Law and American National Government, Reid plans to graduate in May of 2015 and pursue a career as a faculty member at the university level.

Shri Selvakumar

Shri Selvakumar

Shri Selvakumar graduated summa cum laude from Wofford in 2014 with a bachelor of arts in Business Economics and Government. Shri also completed the optional Government Concentration in World Politics and a minor in Finance. Shri was awarded department awards for both majors, as well as being inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. 

Shri currently works for Deutsche Bank in New York City as a compliance analyst for the equity markets advisory team. This role merges his interests in both government and finance, as his main responsibilities include ensuring that equity and derivative trading desks do not breach standards set by both national and international regulators.

Hope Griffin

Hope Griffin

Hope Griffin, graduated from Wofford in 2012 with a degree in Government. Hope says her time at Wofford equipped her with an invaluable toolset that helped her succeed in and outside of the classroom. While at Wofford, Hope implemented “Wofford’s Got Your Back!” program, in which Wofford students delivered backpacks filled with food to 240 students at Cleveland Elementary School twice a month. With the support of her Government professors, Hope decided to apply and join Teach for America - Colorado. Her two-years teaching students in an underprivileged elementary school inspired Hope to pursue a law degree. Hope seeks to use her law degree to work toward protecting individual rights, specifically those of our students, and advancing justice in our educational systems and communities. Hope is currently a first year student at Colorado Law in Boulder, Colorado.

Greyson Mann

Greyson Mann

Greyson Mann, a 2014 Government and Chinese double major, recently accepted a position with Princeton University in Asia as a Teaching Fellow at YK Pao School in China. YK Pao School is a Chinese and English bilingual boarding school for years 1-12 that works to cultivate a holistic educational environment in China. The school focuses not only on intellectual improvement, but also emotional, social, and physical development. As a Teaching Fellow, Greyson co-teaches fifteen periods of English classes per week, leads a weekly foreign faculty Chinese lesson, plays the saxophone with the jazz band, coaches debate and basketball, and serves as a mentor to students living in the dorms. Greyson says working in education can be frustrating, but the reward of watching the individual growth in each of his students makes the career worthwhile.