Kelly Shaw

Location icon United States

I am a recent graduate of College of the Holy Cross, cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Sociology. Currently, I work as an Account Coordinator intern with Denterlein, a strategic communications agency. Living in Boston's Back Bay, I hope to pursue a career in this vibrant city where I can use my writing and communication skills. I believe that these selected writing pieces offer insight into my writing style both professionally and academically, as well as my varied literary and social interests.

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Kelly Personal Blogs

Denterlein Blogs

Brown University EMHL Program Blog
06/30/2016
Jonathan Mawere Announcement

One of Denterlein's clients is Brown University. During my time at Denterlein, I wrote multiple blogs for Brown's EMHL Program website, highlighting alumni activity and achievements.

Brown University EMHL Program Blog
06/06/2016
Care Bridge International Announcement

One of Denterlein's clients is Brown University. During my time at Denterlein, I wrote multiple blogs for Brown's EMHL Program website, highlighting alumni activity and achievements.

Brown University EMHL Program Blog
06/22/2016
Pam Dotson Announcement

One of Denterlein's clients is Brown University. During my time at Denterlein, I wrote multiple blogs for Brown's EMHL Program website, highlighting alumni activity and achievements.

Washington, D.C Internship at Lawyers' Committee For Civil Rights Under Law

DC Lawyers for Youth
11/18/2014
Racial Bias and DC's School-to-Prison Pipeline

While interning at the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law in Washington, D.C., I wrote blog posts for the "Every Student, Every Day" Coalition. The coalition seeks to raise awareness about school engagement and school pushout in Washington, DC. This is the first in a series of blog posts that describes different aspects of the school-to-prison pipeline.

Washington D.C Thesis Introduction
12/11/2014
“Punishment without a Crime- Marginalizing the Already Marginalized: The School-to- Prison Pipeline”

The Holy Cross Washington D.C. Semester Program is a multi-disciplinary program, which includes three components: 1. a full time internship of the student's choosing 2. a public policy seminar, and 3. the completion of an independent research thesis related to the student's internship experience. During my time at The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, I followed the attorneys' litigation to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline, a devastating trend among African-American...

Holy Cross English Courses Writing Samples

Holy Cross Joyce Seminar Essay
10/01/2015
Childishness in “Little Cloud”: The Paralysis of Dublin and the Search for Escape

One of my favorite English courses at Holy Cross was a James Joyce seminar that I took in the Fall of 2015. After spending the spring in Dublin, studying at the same university and hometown as Joyce, I enjoyed reading his work and recognizing the various places and personalities he describes. Attached is an analytical essay concerned with one of the chapters in Joyce's "Dubliners"

Holy Cross American Renaissance Course
12/16/2015
The Limits of Human Knowledge and Egotism in Moby Dick

In the fall of 2015, I took a seminar titled "The American Renaissance" that covered authors from Walt Whitman, to Fredrick Douglass, to Herman Melville, and more. Attached is my final analytical essay on the narrative style in "Moby Dick."

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