Phi Beta Kappa undergraduate fellows pose for a picture.

PBK Fellows

2021-2022 Fellows

Samantha Sharpe, 2021-2022 PBK Fellow (she/her/hers)

Samantha is a senior majoring in history and political science. She works at the UW Missing In Action Recovery and Identification Project as a Historical Intern. After graduation, she hopes to work in Washington D.C. and then attend law school.

Xi (Chelsea) Chen, 2021-2022 PBK Fellow (she/her/hers)

Xi (Chelsea) is a senior studying Biochemistry and Spanish with certificates in Computer Science and Biocore. She works as a Campus Tour Guide Coordinator and conducts research in the Department of Chemistry, studying protein folding kinetics.

Allison Hesselberg, 2021-2022 PBK Fellow (she/her/hers)

Allison is a senior majoring in Chinese and Theatre and Drama with an acting specialty. She also has a certificate in East Asian Studies. For her Senior Honors Thesis, Allison is researching Peking Opera. She will also research accents in the spring.

Fellows by Year

Year Fellow
2020-2021 Elizabeth Neary
Jessica Kuzniewski
Jinan Sous
Xiyu Yang
2019-2020 Elizabeth Neary
Laura Bunn
Amanda Janquart
Lily Oberstein
2018-2019 Jamie Dawson
Laura Bunn
Madeline Koehn
Claire Vanden Heuvel
2017-2018 Sam Alhadeff
Jamie Dawson
Michael Hermsen
Luke Valmadrid
2016-2017 Allison Hare
Justin Laridaen
2015-2016 Matt Hoyer
Alex Waldman

Current Fellow Contact

Fellow Email
Samantha Sharpe scsharpe@wisc.edu
Xi (Chelsea) Chen xchen783@wisc.edu
Allison Hesselberg ahesselberg@wisc.edu