Annie Rollins is a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) doctoral fellow. She served as Concordia’s Humanities PhD Graduate Student Association president in 2014 and 2015 and was head coordinator of the Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Conference in both 2015 and 2016. Rollins was also recipient of the Hitting the High Notes Scholarship, the John W. O'Brien Graduate Fellowship, two fine arts in-course merit scholarships, the Graduate Student Mobility Award and a travel bursary from the Ministère de l'Éducation de l'Enseignement supérieur.
3 keys to a good education
- Present and supportive guides and teachers
- A progressive and flexible institution
- An equally curious cohort of collaborators
2 lessons learned at Concordia
- Success in learning is as much dependent on the community you surround yourself with as it is on your intrinsic curiosity.
- Learning never ends.
1 piece of advice for future grads
- Don't just focus on influencing your field of research. Let the research influence you, too. Let the work change you.
Next great goal
- I want to change the way we value and approach preserving traditional performance forms.