By Carmen Perry
The senior class elected Pamela Camerra-Rowe, theJohn B. McCoy Bank One Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor of Political Science, to givethis yearsBaccalaureate Address.
Camerra-Rowe, who also serves as the chair of the political science department, is currently on medical leave but will return to the College to speak during Commencement Weekend.
Camerra-Rowe has been teachingcomparative, European and American politics at Kenyon since 1994. She alsoworked in the U.S. Senate as an American Political Science Association Congressional Fellow and served in the German Economics Ministry as a Robert Bosch Foundation Fellow.
I was humbled and surprised when President [S. Georgia] Nugent called me and told me that the senior class had selected me as the baccalaureate speaker, Camerra-Rowe said in an email.I have an abiding love for this college and its students, and I am very grateful to the Class of 2012 for this honor and privilege.