Princeton senior Hirschfield wins Gates Cambridge Scholarship to study philosophy

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By Jamie Saxon, Office of Communications
Feb. 14, 2020

Princeton University senior Sarah Hirschfield has been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship. The awards give outstanding students from outside the United Kingdom the opportunity to pursue postgraduate study at the University of Cambridge. The program was established in 2000 by a donation from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to Cambridge to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.

Hirschfield’s research will focus on the philosophy of law, ethics and feminist philosophy. Specifically, she plans to expand on her independent work at Princeton focused on negligent wrongdoing in rape cases; authority and pornography; questions of criminal intent, or mens rea; and law and punishment.

Read more here; https://www.princeton.edu/news/2020/02/14/princeton-senior-hirschfield-wins-gates-cambridge-scholarship-study-philosophy