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  • Alex Shahla headshot

    The Los Angeles-based "recovering lawyer" writes about when his parents first dropped him off at Haverford College, a moment that served as the inspiration for his debut novel, Lying To Children.

  • Eric Krotkov with a robotic arm

    From self-driving cars to in-home electromechanical helpers, Eric Krotkov ’82 is turning science fiction into reality.

  • Justin Turkus in his tattoo parlor

    After graduation, the political science major’s passion for art led him down an unorthodox path.

  • Ken Stern on his Washington, D.C., street/

    Lifelong Democrat Ken Stern ’85 left the “liberal bubble” for an odyssey across America’s red states. The year he spent getting to know “the other side” changed his view of politics entirely and inspired a book that’s attracting controversy.

  • Map of Ford food ventures drawn by Jessie Lamworth '18

    Haverford alumni are feeding the world (and slaking its thirst) with an impressive array of food- and beverage-related ventures. We've mapped them around the country, and you can add your own!

  • Peter Bowers and his ife, Peg, in the Wrangel Mountains of Alaska

    Archaeologist Peter Bowers '74, principal investigator for a project in central Alaska that discovered the Upward Sun River site that dates back to the time of the Bering Land Bridge, has adopted that state as his home.

  • Black-and-white headshot of Nicholson Baker and a portrait of Anya Krugovoy Silver wearing a colorful headwrap

    Nicholson Baker ’79 and Anya Krugovoy Silver ’90 were honored with a grant from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation to support their independent writing projects.

  • Ann Marie Baldonado portrait

    Ann Marie Baldonado ‘94 can trace her career success in radio and TV to the investigative work she did as an anthropology major at Haverford.

  • Gina Delvac '08

    Podcasts have become one of the world’s most popular ways to tell stories, share information, and tackle challenging issues. We spotlight some Haverford alums who have plunged into the field.

  • Bob Croslin using a cane and a camera phone

    Perez, who discovered he was legally blind at 30, is passionate about helping the education-technology community understand the crucial role it can play in giving all learners access to education and job opportunities.

  • Claire Zilber headshot

    Zilber, a psychiatrist in private practice in Denver, is the co-author of Living in Limbo: Creating Structure and Peace When Someone You Love Is Ill.

  • Carol Compton with two of her instruments

    When Carol Compton '84, who plays the accordion, recorder, and piano, isn't busy serving as the director of education programs at Vermont's Brattleboro Music Center, she's playing music at English country or contra dances in New England and beyond. 

  • Dan Barringer in Crow's Nest Preserve

    After graduating from Haverford, where he worked in the campus arboretum, the former English major embarked on a career in horticulture. He now oversees the 621-acre Crow’s Nest Preserve in Chester County, Pa. 

  • Zachary Oberfield in class

    The associate professor of political science talks about the book, which The Washington Post said should be required reading.  

  • A still from the production of WILD: A Clown Western

    Ryan Rebel '14 is one of the four founders of Shoe Box Company, one of Philadelphia’s newest theater troupes, and the director of the recent Fringe Fest play WILD: A Clown Western

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