CV

Lillian Kalish
Education

 

2020 expected. MA in Postcolonial Studies, SOAS

2016. Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Minor in Chinese Language Vassar College

Experience

Nov 2017 - June 2019 - Project Associate, The Bail Project. Wrote "A Brief History of Bail Funds," curated newsletters, built client story archive.

Aug 2016 - Aug 2017 - Reporter, The Myanmar Times. Wrote daily articles and features, edited lifestyle section

Aug 2015 - present - Freelance writer 

Grants & Awards

2019 - Maguire Fellowship for Graduate Studies Abroad

2019 - Los Angeles Press Club Foot in the Door Fellow

2016 - Princeton in Asia Fellow

2015, 2016 Julia Flitner Lamb prize for excellence in Political Science 

Skills

 

Chinese (Advanced)

French (Advanced)

Burmese (Beginner)

Yiddish (Beginner)

Salesforce 

Photography 

WordPress

InDesign

FOIA/ PR requests

 

Workshops

 

2018 - Home School Poetry Workshop

2016 - Southern Foodways Alliance Oral History Workshop