At princeton sotomayor got a computer data entry job this was the 1970s punch- card era meanwhile, she was working on her senior thesis at that time i was a psc lawyer, and our briefs were typed onto “mats” for reproduction so if you made any significant change, all subsequent pages had to be. Sonia sotomayor appeared to express support for puerto rican independence in her 1976 senior thesis at princeton university on the former governor who led the island's transformation into a us commonwealth judge sotomayor was 21 years old when she wrote the 180-page princeton paper as part. Harry wei (website) princeton university school of architecture master's thesis brief: retrofitting architecture via component-based anti-functionalist machines faculty: mos architects: michael meredith (website) 2014 01/05/2016 sungwoo choi 2014, michael meredith, princeton university soa, project harry wei, thesis. If any of this argument sounds familiar, it's because we had it around this time last year when the nation received word that michelle obama, who attended princeton a decade after judge sotomayor, had written a senior thesis about race oh, it was truly scandalous to learn that a young african-american. Her senior-thesis adviser, peter winn, wrote, in the washington post, “she was not the best student i taught in my seven years at princeton—though she certainly was high on the list—but she sotomayor arrived at princeton in 1972, several months after the graduation of her future colleague samuel alito. Princeton alumna sonia sotomayor named to the supreme court » university news story images courtesy of princeton university click to download nassau herald click to download nassau herald to download commencement, pyne honor prize click to download commencement, thesis prize click to download.
Sonia maria sotomayor is an associate justice of the supreme court of the united states, serving since august 2009 she has the distinction of being its first justice of hispanic heritage, the first latina, its third female justice, and its twelfth roman catholic justice sotomayor was born in the bronx, new york city, to puerto. When sotomayor entered princeton university on a full scholarship, there were few women students and fewer latinos (about 20) she knew only of the bronx and puerto rico, and she later described her initial princeton experience as like a visitor landing in an alien country she was too intimidated to. Sonia became a frequent visitor to my office, our conversations ranging from the finer points of grammar to the lack of latino studies at princeton and the status of puerto rico she ended up taking five courses with me, including her senior thesis i became her mentor, and i watched her grow into what one.
Sonia sotomayor 2009– owa soromayor was born june 25, 1954, in the bronx, a borough of new york city her father, juan luis sotomayor, and mother celina bącz, had princeton university offered sotomayor a full schol- arship she did well wrote her thesis on luis muñoz marin, puerto rico's first democratically. Sonia sotomayor spent her first week at princeton university obsessing over the sound of a cricket growing up in new york city, her peter winn, who taught sotomayor and was her thesis adviser, said her early writing reflected the fact that her first language is spanish she could be very assertive and. She accused the princeton administration of discriminating against puerto ricans in hiring in support of this work for puerto rican rights, she crafted an impressive senior thesis on the life of the famed puerto rican luis muñoz marín in 1976, sotomayor graduated summa cum laude with her bachelor's degree in history.
Sotomayor is straightforward about her gains from affirmative action, and she recounts the struggles she faced from accepting the opportunities that came her way during her time at princeton, she recalls, letters would often get published in the campus newspaper complaining about how students like her. When ms sotomayor and mr thomas arrived at college — she at princeton in 1972, he at holy cross in 1968 as a sophomore transfer — they she absorbed the literature, economics, history and politics of the island, and by senior year, she was writing a thesis on its first democratically elected governor. And clark), as well as all three now sitting supreme court justices: samuel alito, elena kagan, and sonia sotomayor the entire theses collection can be searched via this database, and archives staff are working to make future senior theses available online to the princeton community starting in 2013. But there's another parallel in their backgrounds, as well: sotomayor's and alito's time at princeton in the 1970s shaped and reflected their views on the (as smith notes, another princeton undergraduate, michelle obama, would write something similar in her senior thesis in 1985: “my experiences at.
Sotomayor graduated summa cum laude from princeton university and earned her law degree at yale law school sotomayor and friends at princeton sotomayor graduates from yale in 1979 she boned up on grammar, read widely over her vacations and worked closely with her thesis advisor. Not only did al gore invent the internet, the wise latina discovered how to use a word-processor for senior theses madame's nightshirt mrs peperium 487851_10151339312538096_1966826333_n justice sonia sotomayor at princeton, circa 1972 from this week's princeton alumni weekly. 1976 princeton photo of sonia sotomayor, us supreme court justice acción puertorriqueña, a political group for puerto rican students, and graduate summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in history, writing her senior thesis on luis muñoz marín, puerto rico's first democratically elected governor.