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Jumana Esau '20 Awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarship

February 26, 2020
UC Davis English major will study climate fiction from a human rights perspective.

Literary scholarship at the nexus of human rights and climate change has earned English major Jumana Esau ’20 a prestigious Gates Cambridge scholarship. The scholarship will fully fund Esau to earn her Master of Philosophy in Criticism and Culture at the University of Cambridge, where she plans to study climate fiction with the author Robert Macfarlane.