Jessica Moldovan ’11 has been named a recipient of the Mitchell Scholarship, according to a press release from the George J. Mitchell Scholarship program yesterday. Moldovan, along with 11 other Mitchell Scholars, will pursue a year of free post-graduate study in Ireland next year.

Moldovan is a senior in Saybrook College majoring in history. During her year in Ireland, she plans to pursue a degree in Gender and Women’s Studies at Trinity College Dublin. Moldovan will focus on women’s rights movements in Europe, particularly as related to reproductive rights and Ireland.