Lewis & Clark College graduate is named Rhodes Scholar

Bill Graves
The Oregonian

A graduate of Lewis & Clark College in Portland is among 32 students in the nation this year to win a Rhodes Scholarship, a prestigious international fellowship at the University of Oxford in England. 

Tamma Carleton, who now works as a researcher with the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C., will pursue a master's degree in economics at the University of Oxford. She will focus on the economics of development and environmental change. 

She was one of 10 students to graduate summa cum laude in 2009 from Lewis & Clark with a bachelor's in economics and minor in mathematics. She also was an accomplished athlete at the Portland private college, winning the 2009 Division III track and field championship in the 10k.

She studied international economics at Lewis & Clark and participated in a study abroad program in Chile. 

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