Alona Bach

Alona Bach, who lives in Cabot House, is a History of Science concentrator with a focus on Engineering. Her secondary field is Dramatic Arts. She is an actor and playwright, and is a veteran of more than 15 theatrical productions as a member of the Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club. She has combined her history, science and theater interests as a founding member of Science-Theater@Harvard College, which facilitates collaboration between the science and theater communities through plays and workshops. She was awarded the Conant Prize for her play “atom/pigeon/quark: the story of life as we know it” and has been nominated for the Jonathan Levy Award for the most promising actor at Harvard. Her paper on women astronomers at the Harvard Observatory was published in the undergraduate journal Synthesis. She will be the Harvard Scholar at Emmanuel College, pursuing an MPhil in History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine.