Student Scholar 2011
Kristen Nicole Cardon is a graduate student in English at Brigham Young University. She is the recipient of the 2013-14 P.A. Christensen award for graduate students, and she is presently writing her thesis on two film adaptations of Shakespeare's play As You Like It.
Cardon graduated summa cum laude with University Honors from Brigham Young University in 2013. She has studied at Oxford and Cambridge and conducted field research in northern India in 2011. Her undergraduate Honors thesis discussed T. S. Eliot's collaboration with Renaissance dramatists in terms of media theory. She is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Golden Key International Honor Society, and the BYU Women's Studies Honor Society. Cardon currently serves as secretary of the Women's Studies Honor Society and co-managing editor for the Women's Studies journal.
After leaving BYU, Cardon plans to earn a doctorate degree in English literature and work as a professor of English. Aside from her academic interests, Cardon is a certified yoga instructor and an enthusiastic albeit novice rock climber.
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