UW Graduate School

Rochelle Fonoti

Rochelle-FonotiDissertation Scholars Fellow

Grad major: Anthropology

Hometown: Apia, SAM

Undergrad institution: Brigham Young University, Hawaii

Undergrad major: English

Why did you decide to attend graduate school?

I wanted to make significant contributions to my community and society at large and knew I needed the credentials to be positioned to do so.

What are your career plans post-graduate school?

I want to continue working in higher education. I love teaching and research and will seek tenure track positions.

What advice would you give to undergraduates thinking about graduate school?

Align yourself with good mentors who can help you.