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Raleigh Browne

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Raleigh Browne

B.A. in Classics (Greek & Latin), 2019
Minors in Arabic and Political Science

Raleigh Browne is a Research Assistant at Harvard's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, where he works with Graham T. Allison's Applied History Project to develop and advocate historically-grounded approaches to foreign policy.

He previously worked as the Research Director to the 66th Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, at Stanford.

Raleigh received his B.A., awarded with distinction, in 2019, and was inducted to Phi Beta Kappa by early election.  With his receipt of the J.E. Wallace Sterling Award, he was furthermore recognized as one of the top 25 students in his graduating class from Stanford’s School of Humanities and Sciences, and he received both the Junior Prize and the Senior Prize in Classics.

Through Stanford Classics, Raleigh spent his undergraduate summers learning Ancient Greek at UC Berkeley, exploring Roman material culture in Italy, and studying Arabic in Jordan.  He also served for two years as Co-Editor-in-Chief of Aisthesis,Stanford’s undergraduate journal of Classics.  Raleigh’s principal interests in Classics lie in Old Latin, historical linguistics, and interactions with the Near and Middle East.  Most recently, he has melded his study of Arabic and Classics, examining 9th-century Arabic translations of ancient Greek geometrical treatises.