Meet Rachel!

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  • Favorite Class: Senior Seminar (TRS 497)
  • Favorite Saint: St. Thérèse of Lisieux (St. John Paul II is a close second)
  • Internships/Experience: Communications Intern for United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Dept. of Justice, Peace, and Human Development, Reporter for The Wooster Weekly News, AloNovus Corp., Copy Editor and Reporter, The Daily Record, Gatehouse Media, LLC.


Rachel Dugan Wood is a senior English and Theology double major and her academic interests lie primarily in the intersection of these subjects. Particular areas of interest include the book of Genesis, Mariology, English Renaissance poetry, the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins, and J.R.R. Tolkien’s works. In her free time, Rachel also works as a Writing Center tutor, leads two RENEW groups, and is the Associate Editor of Inventio, the student undergraduate research journal. When back at home in Wooster, Ohio, she can be found hiking, stargazing, and bird watching in the forests and wetlands nearby.